Sunday, July 26, 2009

csa week 4


1. the bounty
  • 1.5 lbs cucumbers
  • 1.5 lbs squash
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 napa cabbage
  • 1 bunch beets
  • 1 kohlrabi
  • 5 ears of corn
  • 1 bunch kale
  • cherries
  • 6 small peaches
  • 1 pint blueberries
2. cost analysis (comparison costs courtesy of freshdirect):

veggies:
  • cucumbers: $8 (organic)
  • yellow squash: $3.50 (used organic zucchini for comparison)
  • romaine lettuce: $3 (organic)
  • napa cabbage: $3.50 (organic not available)
  • beets: $4 (organic)
  • kohlrabi: not available; i'll say $1
  • corn: $6 (organic)
  • kale: $3 (organic)
= $32
actual csa cost per week = $22

fruit:
  • cherries: $3 (organic not available)
  • peaches: $6 (organic)
  • blueberries: $10 (organic)
=$19
actual csa cost per week = $11.67

THIS IS AWESOME! corn, peaches, cherries, AND blueberries?! now are you convinced?

1 comment:

  1. well its good to know you are eating well

    gore_mutt

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