The Springdell Show and Tell – Group B Pickup #2

Hi everyone, Jess here with the second pickup of the Winter CSA Season. I hope you’re enjoying the beautiful wintry weather! As the cold season presses on, I reflect on how fortunate we are to have such wonderful goodies right in our backyard year-round! Let’s take a closer look at […]


The Springdell Show and Tell- Group A Pickup #2

Hi everyone, Jess here, hoping you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and are enjoying the snow! As I type this, we’re huddled inside with a hearty cup of turkey soup, made from leftover Lilac Hedge Farm turkey, Springdell carrots, celery, garlic and onion, getting ready to tackle the shoveling. Cranberries […]


The Springdell Show and Tell Winter CSA Pickup #1

Hi everyone, Jess here with the Winter edition of the Springdell Show and Tell! As the new year quickly approaches, you may notice some changes around here. The blog will be moving to a weekly edition, and the “Show and Tell” will be consolidated into one weekly post instead of […]


The Springdell Show and Tell – Summer CSA Final Pickup!

Hi everyone, Jess here with a bittersweet final pickup of the Springdell Summer CSA season, and what a season it has been! As Farmer Jamie prepares for the Winter CSA and Jonathan, Samuel and Clancie head back home until the warmer weather returns, I sit here feeling so incredibly grateful. […]


The “Show” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #17

Hi everyone, Jess here. While the warm summer days have been pushing back here and there, the cooler and frostier days are coming. It’s a great time to harden some squashes, for the winter, fill the chest freezer to it’s brim, and even bring out some of the processing jars […]


The “Show and Tell” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #16

Hi everyone, Jess here! I hope you are well! It looks like the cool weather is settling in, and I’m starting to go into chipmunk mode here at the Anderson household. Many of our fruits and veggies are being prepped for the winter, lots of sauces, jellies, and hardened squashes […]


The “Show” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #15

Hi everyone, Jess here to present to you the 15th pickup of the Springdell Summer Season! Despite it technically being fall at this point, the summer CSA at Springdell is the gift that will keep on giving until the chill hits the air. Acorn Squash Butternut Squash Spaghetti Squash Autumn […]


The “Tell” – Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #14

Hi everyone, Jess here to recap the 14th pickup of the Springdell CSA Season! I’m loving the apples, and bracing myself for the inevitable waning of the peppers and tomatoes… Just look at this lovely share! Bartlett Pears Ours were enjoyed as-is, but why not try poached pears? Gala Apples […]


The “Show” – Springdell Summer Pickup #14 2

Morning, everyone! Jess here with the 14th pickup of the Springdell CSA Season! It’s apple time! Hopefully everyone got the memo about storing the apples in the fridge. I have to admit, I don’t always keep mine in the fridge. During the cooler season I keep them in my basement, […]


The “Tell”- Springdell Summer CSA Pickup #13

Hi everyone, Jess here. It’s been one of those weeks – karate, parent-teacher events, birthdays, sports practices, piano practices, scouts… The nights we made it to the dinner table, everything was either on the grill or in the salad bowl with minimal effort and maximum deliciousness. Thanks to our farm […]