SUMMER WEEK THREE | Floral Delights and Farm Updates

Roasted Radish at Stone Hollow Farmstead

Welcome to the third week of our Summer CSA! This week at Stone Hollow Farmstead, we are buzzing with activity both on the farm and at our retail store, FarmStand. Our beloved Floral Jellies are in season, and we are thrilled with the enthusiastic response from our customers. Our team is working diligently to pack and ship these specialty small-batch preserves. Floral Jellies make delightful gifts and are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. Use them to create unique salad dressings, add flair to cocktails and mocktails, glaze proteins, or enhance your charcuterie boards. You can view the full line of our botanical jellies here!

Stone Hollow Farmstead Floral Jellies

On the farm, we’re nearing the end of our sequential planting of our Dahlias, just in time to announce our annual Dahlia Day on September 8th! This year, we’re hosting the event a bit later, hoping for cooler weather and an even more spectacular floral display. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for ticket information.

If you have been following along for a while, you know that dahlias are a significant crop for us at Stone Hollow Farmstead! Dahlias can be grown from tubers, seeds, and cuttings—all of which we proudly sell. Here’s a fun fact: growing dahlias from seed always results in a unique, never-before-seen bloom! This week, we are thrilled to share that we have cut the first bloom of the year from seed, and it is stunning. Isn't she pretty? While not every bloom will be reproduced, the excitement and surprise of each new flower is like Christmas morning.

Stone Hollow Farmstead Dahlias from Seed

In this week's CSA box, we're excited to include some of our favorite seasonal produce. Below, you'll find the full list of items. As always, if you have any questions or want to share your recipes, please don't hesitate to email us. Happy cooking, and enjoy the fresh flavors of summer!

Be sure to check out the recipes below for inspiration on how to make the most of this week's bounty. Happy cooking!


From Our Farm
  • Endive
  • Leeks and Onions
  • Baby Garden Carrots
  • Radish
  • Rainbow Eggs
  • Yellow Squash | Blount County
  • Pickling Cucumbers | Blount County
  • Mixed Bell Peppers | Blount County
  • Malibu Green Beans | Chilton County
  • White Peaches | Chilton County
  • Mixed Oyster Mushrooms | Grandview Mushrooms
  • French Batard | Hinkle's Bakery

Don't forget to keep scrolling because we have lots of recipes below that you can draw inspiration from this week! Happy cooking!


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Historically enjoyed by farm workers to keep hydrated on long hot days, Drinking vinegars are tart, tangy infusions of fruits, spices and OACV.