Monthly Archives: September 2013

Heads UP! CSA September 25th

Check out some new additions to the farm. 26 chickens and 5 turkeys!!! All chickens will be dedicated to laying eggs for our CSA and we plan to expand our population as soon as we figure it all out!! Check out some pictures of the happy birds in their temporary housing! (Sorry! I’m still working on my photo skills.)
26 Farm Chickens
The heritage turkeys will be kept for breeding for now, but we will eventually be able to introduce 100% organic free range turkeys onto the menu. The turkeys are kept under a red heat lamp to keep them warm until they come of age.
5 turkeys
September 25th CSA contains:
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
CARROTS
YELLOW ONIONS
SHARLYN OR AMBROSIA MELON
CELERY
RED CHERRY TOMATOES
PIMENTO PEPPERS
CUCUMBERS
GREEN KALE
RED LEAF LETTUCE
BIG BOX ADD: FENNEL, RED TOMATOES, CARROTS, YELLOW BELL PEPPERS, STRAWBERRIES
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Heads UP! CSA September 18th

I ran across a really cool, local business last week that I felt a need to share. I’m big into refilling my old bottles as it obviously uses a ton less energy than recycling. I recently bumped into Refill to You’s owner and learned more about what they do like offering 15 different products for replenishing.

You don’t have to use your bottles just once…
That’s the mantra behind Refill to You, a service that helps reduce waste by replenishing empty containers with organic, cruelty & paraben-free detergents, soaps, lotions, and sprays for the kitchen, bath, and laundry. And, like Something Good Organics, they do the lugging for you!
Products are delivered to your home or office in a choice of environmentally responsible containers including repurposed jars and bottles. Check them out on their Facebook or find out more by visiting their web site — I think you’ll be glad you did!

September 16th CSA contains:
RED PEPPERS
CROOKNECK SQUASH
CANARY MELON
CONCORD GRAPES from VINCENT FARMS
GREEN LEAF LETTUCE
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
CARROTS
FRENCH GREEN BEANS
ARUGULA
SWEET BI-COLOR CORN
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, BROCCOLI, CELERY, AMBROSIA MELON, RED TOMATOES

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Heads UP! CSA September 4th

This blog is updated up until the box is created. Keep checking back if you care to see revisions. Enjoy the extra bunch of chard in your box this week. Its great when you stir fry a bunch of onions and garlic and wilt the chard in after and throw it over pasta!

September 4th CSA contains:
BLUE LAKE GREEN BEANS
RED BELL PEPPERS
CARROTS
CUCUMBERS
RED LEAF LETTUCE
AMBROSIA MELONS
SALADETTE TOMATOES
GREEN ZUCCHINI
RADISHES
ONION/TOMATILLO/JALEPEÑO/LIMES
BIG BOX ADD: ROMAINE LETTUCE, CARROTS, RED & YELLOW CHERRY TOMATOES**, STRAWERRIES**, SWEET BI-COLOR CORN
* We have been harvesting a local lime tree over that past few weeks grown organically by a dear friend. Enjoy! *See nutritional tip about limes from Dani Rhoades under Juice Feast.
**Cherry tomatoes and strawberries are coming from Ellwood Canyon Farms this week. **,
* We are adding one extra item into the box this week for some squishy spinach that went out on 8/21. That means you should hang at home one extra night this week, and cook at home with loved ones and/or animals 🙂

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