Crop Talk November 13, 2017

End-of-Season Sale

Come out and help us winterize the farm by clearing the inventory off our shelves. Apple butter, pumpkin butter, sparkling cider, preserves, jellies, salsa, relish, tortilla chips, cookbooks, and GCF syrups are all two-for-one. Discounted prices are available on many other items as well.

Market bonuses this week include, cabbage, cauliflower, winter squash, potatoes, and apples. Bear in mind that bonuses change from day to day, according to availability.

We're you-picking broccoli this week while supplies last.

A new post on our blog about the pleasures and benefits of preserving vegetables through fermentation arrives just in time for cabbage season! Take a look.

NOTE: We're open from 10:00 to 5:00 every day through November 21. Wagon rides to pick broccoli this week are scheduled at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00. We close for the season on November 22.

Happy Holidays!

Top Reasons to become a Fan of the Farm

  • Children eat their fruits & veggies proudly when they pick produce themselves.
  • Membership makes it easy to pick berries, veggies, peaches, and pumpkins often.
  • No more couch potatoes! Plenty of farm fresh air and fun to stretch your mind and your muscles.
  • Being able to say “don’t worry we can come again next week,” when your kids don’t want to leave…

Fan memberships make great Christmas gifts!
Save The Date!

Circle March 24 on your calendar. That's the day we'll open for the 2018 season, so plan on coming out to cure your spring fever. March 24 will also be the first pick-up day for our 2018 chick program, so if you love raising those little feather balls, watch our website for purchasing details.

Visit our website for more information.
Ferment your own

Most of us aren't inclined to think of bacteria as a nutritional boost or a food preservative, but the right bacteria do in fact improve our health and preserve perishable foods, especially vegetables. The process that allows that to happen is called lacto-fermentation , and it begins with the humblest item in your kitchen: salt.

Read more here .
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