Visit us at Loudoun Expo this Saturday!
Crop Talk: February 11, 2014
The Newsletter of Great Country Farms
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Come Visit us at the 4th Annual Loudoun Grown Expo this Saturday!
Loudoun Grown ExpoENTER TO WIN A FREE CSA!
Saturday, February 15th from 1pm-6pm

Over 30 participating wineries, farms & CSA's will be at the historic Bush Tabernacle (skating rink) in Purcellville, Virginia this Saturday. This is a free

event to attend. It is a great opportunity to talk with your local farmers and have your questions answered all in one place. Come visit us and you can enter to win a FREE CSA!
Read more about it... 
Bluemont Community Center Registration Now Open
Feeding our children's minds. BCC

Looking for a place for Early Childhood Education, After School Enrichment or Summer Camp Opportunities? Bluemont Community Center is starting to accept registrations for the 2014-2015 school year for Childcare, Preschool, After-Kindergarten and After-School Programs. Call them at 540-554-8643 for details on any of the programs listed.
Summer camp registration starts March 18th.
Check out the events, recipes & articles from our partnering
CSA Group Sites below!
For more information about signing up for CSA, Click Here
Why Are Super Foods so Super?
Article from Dr. OliverBerries

Eat Five to Stay Alive! Eating at least five portions of fruits and vegetables each day provide numerous health benefits, but what makes certain foods "super foods?" Learn more how Blueberries, Broccoli & Kale  can improve your current levels of health based upon the actions of biochemicals known as phytonutrients. Read more...
Valentines Day Pop Up Dinner at Open Kitchen
February 13th, 14th or 15thTruffles
6pm-10pm, Falls Church, VA
 
If you're missing the bistro, join Open Kitchen for a special Pop-Up dinner this Valentine's Day! For $60/person bring your sweetheart and enjoy a 4-Course Prix-Fixe menu designed by Culinary Director Doug Cooperman and Events Chef Katie Reineberg. Find out more...
 Coriander or Mint Sauces
Recipe from Jennifer Seven with 7Company 
Great with Chips or Lamb Chops  

Ingredients:

One bunch of fresh Coriander OR Fresh MintMint Sauce

One large onion (like the sweet onion)
1 tablespoon of ground cumin

1 tablespoon of garam Masala
4 tablespoons of lemon juice
1-2 green chilies
Sea Salt to taste

 

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend. Taste the sauce, if you feel that you need any more of the spices, salt, or lemon juice, feel free to add it to the sauce according to your taste and enjoy.

 

Farm News
Employment
Opportunities
Be a farmer and join us for the 2014 season! We are looking for individuals interested in being a field trip tour guide starting in April Tues-Friday or a CSA Delivery Driver from June-October, Tues-Friday. Contact CSA@GreatCountryFarms.com for more information about the positions.
Upcoming Events
February 15 
Visit us at the
Loudoun Grown Expo
 
Reservations in March Date TBD
Chick Program


April 5th & 6th
Opening Day: Egg Hunt & Marshmallow Harvest

April 6th
951 Hill Run at Bluemont Vineyard

Contact Us
Great Country Farms
540-554-2073
18780 Foggy Bottom Rd.,
Bluemont, VA 20135
csa@greatcountryfarms.com
www.greatcountryfarms.com
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