CSA http://nhpr.org en What To Do With Daikon Radishes http://nhpr.org/post/what-do-daikon-radishes <p><em>“Also known as Japanese horseradish or mooli, daikon looks like a bigger, uglier, knobbier parsnip and, if its flavor can be likened to anything, it is reminiscent of a finer, less fiery radish.”</em></p><p><em>-</em> From the cookbook<em> </em><em>Cooking Vegetables.</em></p><p>If you have a CSA subscription, chances are you have found a daikon radish in your share recently. Daikon radishes are a staple in Asian cuisine, the name daikon is actually Japanese for "great root." They're a prolific vegetable and can often grow up to 20" in length with a diameter of 4"! Recently, reporter Josh Rogers was the recipient of a rather large daikon radish, and asked: what do you <em>do</em> with this?</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:17:50 +0000 Logan Shannon & Sara Plourde 31559 at http://nhpr.org What To Do With Daikon Radishes Want CSA Success? Get To Know Your Neighbors http://nhpr.org/post/want-csa-success-get-know-your-neighbors <p>This week some NHPR staffers got their first weekly share of veggies from a nearby CSA – which stands for community supported agriculture.</p><p>The idea is that consumers buy a share of the year’s crops in advance – that gives them a weekly supply of produce, while farmers get a more stable income stream than what they might have selling just through farmers markets or farmstands.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:56:45 +0000 Brady Carlson 29431 at http://nhpr.org Want CSA Success? Get To Know Your Neighbors A Sudsy CSA http://nhpr.org/post/sudsy-csa <p>In Maine, consumers can buy dairy products, meat, fish, eggs and organic produce via a growing array of subscription-based, community supported agriculture programs. CSAs encourage customers to pay a farmer or fisherman up front in exchange for weekly shares of, say, shrimp or mixed vegetables. As Jay Field reports, microbrew lovers on the Blue Hill Peninsula will soon be able to buy their beer the same way.</p><p></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:01:21 +0000 Jay Field 15490 at http://nhpr.org A Sudsy CSA