Welcome to Fair Shares Season 16 Wk38

We'll see all Full Share, Mini Share, and EVEN-week Half Share members this week.

Your assigned pickup day is [Delivery Day], but if you ever need to switch the day or location, reply to this email before 10a.m. Wednesday.

LOGIN HERE to select your time and ADD it in your cart. Your share will be packed for you regardless, selecting a time just helps us organize and have your bags ready when you arrive.

You may update your cart as many times as you like. We run a report at 10:30 am Wednesdays which includes the latest update,

Pro Tip: You can browse the store when it's "closed" by logging out of your account, but keep in mind that we update the store inventory just before sending out the newsletter.

This email is how we communicate with members. Please at least scan it so you know any important information. If you have questions, just reply to this email.

Upcoming Holiday Schedule

Since so many members travel between Christmas and New Years, we take that week off, and may offer a shopping day to those who would like to come in. That will be Week 40, so ODD-week half shares won't have a break, but EVEN-week half shares, please note that this week will be your final pickup before the new year and we won't see you again until January 10/11, so stock up!

πŸ•Ž Happy Hanukkah! πŸ•Ž

Wk 38 Produce

RETURNING: Broccoli, Swiss Chard, Fennel, and Kohlrabi
NEW: Kabocha Squash

The end of December is our transition period away from our main farmers who provide us with produce starting in April/May. These farmers deserve some well-earned rest and relaxation before beginning another new season.
FS16 Wk38 Shares, 12/13&14/2023

African Peanut Stew

African Peanut Stew
by Beth Sorrell

This is traditionally made with sweet potatoes, but I love using butternut squash instead. Read more

Root Veggie Roast

Root Veggie Roast
Root Veggie Roast Some people are a little iffy about or uninspired by root veggies, and let them sit in the fridge until they are in a state that leaves no future but the compost heap. One way to sweeten up--and sometimes even disguise a root veggie you or your family is suspect of--is to throw it in the oven …

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πŸ’₯ Pop Quiz πŸ’₯

There are so many details to remember when you start at Fair Shares, and also, policies change over time, and it's not always easy to remember everything, so here's a reminder. Don't worry, we're providing the answers for new members and for those who may have forgotten!

Pop Quiz - Picking up your Share:
1) True - The Mothership pickup starts at 3:30 and ends at 7:00PM
2) True - You can return egg cartons from Buttonwood Farms, Hilty, and Linnenbringer.
3) False - You can bring egg cartons from other stores
4) True - You can return paper bags from other stores if they are folded neatly like our mother made us do.
5) True - You can return most of the glass jars from Fair Shares farmers and vendors.
6) False - You can return Kreta Olive Oil bottles and East Wind nut butter jars.

Any questions you have that we haven't answered
Next Quiz in three weeks! πŸ˜ƒ

Cabbage Sausage Stew with Potatoes

Caramelized Cabbage Pasta with Pecans
by Beth Sorrell

Here’s what I did the other half of that giant head of cabbage. Read more

FS16 Wk38 Shares, 12/13&14/2023


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  • Chicken - Ground ($8.50)
  • Yogurt - Wildcard ($4.5)
  • Multigrain Bread ($5.75)
  • Missouri Pecans - Pieces ($7.50)
  • Cheese Choice ($6.50)
  • Carrots
  • Beets
  • Fennel
  • Greens Wildcard

2. FSB/FSE/ucb/kwb
  • Pork - Italian Bulk ($8)
  • Mushrooms - Ozark Forest ($7.5)
  • Pasta - Long Bi-Color ($6.50)
  • Marcoot Cheese Choice ($4.50)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Wildcard ($3)
  • Lettuce - Bibb
  • Radish - Daikon
  • Squash - Buttercup
Need pickup site & time info? Click here

Everyone must order by 10:30a.m. Wednesday!

If you need to come on the other day, you must let us know BY EMAIL before Wednesday so we can switch you for the week.


  • Bison - Ground ($14.75)
  • Pasta - Short Bi-Color ($6.50)
  • Mushrooms - Ozark Forest ($7.5)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Potatoes - Sweet
  • Greens Wildcard

  • Beef - Ground 80/20 ($7.25)
  • Del Carmen Choice ($6)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Wildcard ($7.00) choose item from store
  • Mustard - Choice ($4.25)
  • Kohlrabi - Bunch
  • Carrots
  • Apples - Jonathan
  • Produce Wildcard

  • Pork - Breakfast Bulk ($8)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Cranberry Chutney ($7)
  • Gringo's Salsa Choice ($5)
  • Shoots
  • Radish - Watermelon
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