This represents my best guesses in terms of timing and succession. The rhythms of nature can play a role and change things, but irrigation and covered environments will help to mitigate weather disasters. You won’t get all of these in every box, but rather a succession as the crops mature. I do my best to approximate the amount produce you might purchase in a week. But you can always talk to me and ask for more or less.
Spring –Early (April 24 –May 29)
Lettuce, Napa Cabbage, Spinach, Arugula,Turnips, Radishes, Mustard Greens.
Typical early spring box = 1 napa cabbage (very big), bunches of spinach arugula a bunch of 12 radishes or Turnips, Kohlrabi, bunches of parsley, sage, or rosemary
Spring –Late (June 5– July 10)
The above plus Snap Peas, Fava Beans, Garlic Scapes, Lettuce Heads, Savoy Cabbages, Broccoli, Cilantro
Typical late spring box = 2 savoy cabbage 2 or 3 heads lettuce, snap peas and , radishes (bunch of 12), 2 broccoli heads, beets with greens
Summer – Early (July 24- August 21)
Lettuces, Summer Squashes (zucchini, yellow, patty pan) Cucumbers, Green Beans, Fennel, Beets, Swiss Chard, summer lettuces, escarole
Typical early summer box =2 Heads summer crisp lettuce, an escarole, 2or 3 small squashes, 3 cucumbers, bunch of Basil
bunch of beets (6) a fennel head.
Summer Late (August 28- End September )
Tomatoes , Eggplants, Peppers, Melons, Basil, Garlic, Onions, Swiss Chard, , beans.
Typical late summer box = Tomatoes (dozen), Eggplants (3), Peppers (dozen), Garlic bulbs, Onions, Melons (2),
Fall – (September 16 – Oct 30 )
More Peppers, Winter Squash, Sweet Potato, Kale, Escarole, Swiss Chard, Cabbages, Brussels Sprouts, Tomatillo. Ground Cherry, pumpkins.
Typical fall box = Summer crops as they continue to be available, bunches of kale, escarole, and chard, winter squash (butternut, hubbards, acorn) 2, sweet potatoes ( 1-2 lbs.), cabbage (1), brussels sprouts (after frost, 2 whole stalks), tomatillos and ground cherries in small baskets.