Welcome to Fair Shares Season 16 Wk39

We'll see all Full Share, Mini Share, and ODD-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

This is our last share week of 2023! No shares next week but we will have a shopping day on Thursday December 28, 3-6 pm. for 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 the shopping day on the 28th will be your last opportunity to get Fair Shares food until your next pickup January 10/11!

Wk 39 Produce

NEW: Gala Baking/Cooking Apples, Purple Top Turnips

RETURNING: Chinese Cabbage, ParsleyThanks for the photos this week from our farmers Blue Heron Orchard All Seasons Farm

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 …

Read more
If you're not already a member of our Fair Shares Facebook group, join now and check it out. It's a great place to get ideas on how to use unknown veggies, ask questions, and share recipes with other members.

💥 Pop Quiz 💥

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.

Next Quiz in two weeks! 😃

Christmas Apple Cake

Christmas Apple Cake
This is like a pie on steroids, with a delicious flaky crust; and it's impressive to look at. In case all those Christmas cookies aren't satisfying your baked sweets needs, this is a completely satisfying dessert, that also makes a great breakfast treat as well. Read more

FS16 Wk39 Shares, 12/20&21/2023

FS16 Wk39 Shares, 12/20&21/2023

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  • Bison - Ground ($14.75)
  • Pasta - Short Bi-Color ($6.50)
  • Mushrooms - Ozark Forest ($7.5)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Spinach
  • Radish - Wildcard
  • Potatoes - Red

3. FSB/FSE/ucb/kwb
  • Beef - Stew Meat ($9)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Field to Fire Choice ($10.50)
  • Cranberry Chutney ($7)
  • Lettuce - Mix
  • Spinach
  • Carrots - with Tops
  • Potatoes - Sweet

  • Chicken - Ground ($8.50)
  • Wildcard ($4.5) choose item from store
  • Grains Choice ($3.50)
  • Missouri Pecans - Pieces ($7.50)
  • Lettuce - Mix
  • Produce Wildcard
  • Squash - Spaghetti
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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.


  • Beef - Ground 80/20 ($7.25)
  • Del Carmen Choice ($6)
  • Eggs ($5.25)
  • Pork - Salame Beddu Choice ($10)
  • Lettuce - Bibb
  • Spinach
  • Radish - Bunch
  • Shoots
  • Cabbage - Chinese

  • Pork - Italian Bulk ($8)
  • Mushrooms - Ozark Forest ($7.5)
  • Pasta - Long Bi-Color ($6.50)
  • Grains Choice ($4.50) - Corn
  • Bread Pudding ($5.75)
  • Arugula
  • Produce Wildcard
  • Shoots
  • Potatoes - Wildcard

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

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