Organic produce delivery – First shipment

Our first delivery from Capay Organic arrived this morning at our doorstep at 11AM. There were a few changes from the original list, which works out better in my opinion.

The shipment:

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Strawberries (from Watsonville of course) look quite good considering the rain we have had this season:

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Broccoli Rabe looked good – a few wilted leaves, but good:

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Small zucchini – looked wonderful:

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Avocados – perfect:

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Carrots – tops looked nice but a few too many broken carrot bottoms for my liking:

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Cameo Apples – perfect and delicious, no nasty wax on these:

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Fava beans – overall good, but a few were bruised a little:

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Lettuce – absolutely beautiful but with a couple of little stowaways (it’s OK, it’s organic after all):

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Spinach – excellent quality:

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Beets – brilliant:

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So far our first shipment was a success. I would give them 4 out of 5 stars. If my carrots were in better shape I probably would give them 5 stars. Cooking will be lots of fun for the next couple of days, especially with the fava beans. They really are a special treat.