Step 1, Eat Herbs
A few years ago my grand-maman, who is also a faithful client of ours, mentioned that I should be sharing tips on what keeps fresh longest and how to store produce that doesn't keep as long.
And it only took me 3 years to recognize this as good advice. Sigh, grandkids...
Anecdotally, we've found that it is best to consume produce in the following order:
Knowing that my herbs may be moments away from becoming wilted means that I should plan a nice pasta dish for pick-up night.
You can use pretty much any herb in pasta. Even dill is perfectly at home in pasta salad and the bonus is that it will be even better for lunch the next day.
No time for pasta? Make a herb vinaigrette! No time for vinaigrette? Drying herbs is easier than people would think.
Cut greens are the next on the list of eat-first produce. Real CSA Masters go the extra mile and prepare all of their greens right away so that they are ready to eat.
Truth be told, our greens aren't super happy with the plastic bag we put them in, so the best thing to do is to wash, spin and store: