Hello All, Just a quick note to say thank you for a wonderful season. If you were a CSA member this year please fill out our CSA Survey! We love hearing how the season was for you and use your feedback to make next season even better. We look forward to hearing from you! CSA Survey CLICK HERE On the farm we are busy planting 6,000 garlic cloves, working on our new hoop house and tidying up our storage spaces. As is tradition, we will take a farmer vacation for about 6 weeks starting December 1st to refresh and gain some perspective before coming home to order seeds, make spreadsheets, tap maple trees and start the next year. We are taking a desert southwest road trip in our trusty Tacoma! The Farm Store will remain open until mid November, so pay us a visit! We still have plenty of potatoes, garlic, head lettuce, celeriac, arugula, eggs, frozen meat and Orchard Hill bread will continue to be delivered on Tuesdays. Now is a good time to find some holiday items or stock up on potatoes and garlic for the winter pantry. Look for an email with CSA signups for 2024 sometime around late January/early February. See you then! We hope everyone is taking good care of yourself and your neighbors these days. Remember to continue to eat good food, give your friends and family a tight squeeze and support your local and global community as best you can. We are here if you need us, send us an email or stop by the farm to say hello before December 1st.
Please remember to bring back egg cartons, granola jars, pint and quart containers, rubber bands and black plant sale pots. We will reuse them!
Veggie Storage Tips As we head into the vegetable storage months I wanted to remind people about our handy vegetable storage tips document! Most of our veggies can last weeks and even months if stored properly. Please check out this PDF for tips and tricks so you can enjoy fresh veggies into the winter. Click the document below for tips on storing your produce. Vegetable_Storage_Tips.pdfKeep scrolling for recipes ideas...
What Can I Find in the Farm Store?
Stock up before the Farm Store closes the third week in November. Get a head start on holiday gifts, we have some great options! We are stocking: Vegetables
Orchard Hill Bread and cookies (delivered on Tuesdays)
Kimchi and Saurkraut
Spritzers and Kombucha
Sausage, ground beef and other local frozen meats
Walpole Creamery and Frisky Cow Ice Cream
GH's beautiful cutting boards
Recipes Ideas: One last recipe from a CSA member using our oh so sweet carrots. Try this easy and delicious red lentil soup for the chilly nights ahead. It's an easy winner!
I highly recommend Dishing Up The Dirt website for recipe inspiration. She is a farmer and separates recipes by vegetable and season. Stay Warm, Elsbeth and Jasen THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! We are excited to be growing for you.