Last Minute Gift Ideas

We have some last minute gift sets all ready for your “Gift Giving”. 

This is a 1 pound jar of honey from Our Creekside Natural Farm hives and 2 organic tea bags – $14.00

We also have our goats milk soap (made with local milk from Staudacher Farm) – $4.50 each

Available scents – Cherry almond with almond oil, Citrus ginger, Lavender with oatmeal, Lavender, Rosemary spearmint with spirulina, Vanilla, milk & honey with oatmeal.

Our handmade soap is made with local goat milk, local tallow, olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, castor oil and honey. Any additions are listed in the description.

Curing soap

Lotion Bar Sticks – made with a combination of luxury butters and essential oils – $12.00

Facial oil – made with a blend of rosehip seed, pomagranet seed,evening primrose & vit e oils and lotus extract. 

Detox salt soak

We also have a few jars of the lavender infused honey available. Our honey and our lavender! $13.00 for a half pint jar. Makes a nice gift with 2 bags of organic chamomile/lavender tea for $14.00.

You can choose the items you would like and we will package them for you. The price will be the total of your items – Packaging is free!

 

And, If you just want some of our honey – it’s available and $13.00 for a 1 pound jar

call us at 815-467-5259 (leave a message if no answer)

email pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

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Honey

Love it when a new customer calls from the local grocery store to ask about our honey because someone there told them how great it is!

Raw honey from hives on our farm

And then they buy a lotion bar stick too.

We have raw honey from hives on our farm in a 1 pound jar for $13.00

We also have a few lavender gift sets available. They contain 1 half pint jar of lavender infused honey. 1 lavender lotion bar stick with cocoa butter, coconut oil, beeswax and vit e & 2 chamomile/lavender tea bags. Packaged and ready for gifting for $25.00

You can add  1 16 oz lavender sea salt soak with Kauai red clay for an additional $7.00 

or an 8 oz charcoal mint for $4.00

 

Please contact us ahead of coming out 

815-467-5259

pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

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Creekside Gifts – (for yourself or others)

If you were not able to make it to our Creekside Market yesterday or thought of something you still “need”, you can still pick up at our farm. 

Email us at pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

call us at 815-467-5259

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We have the following gift sets or individual items available. You can also request different soaps in your gift sets and add items that are not already included.

Lavender infused Creekside honey, 2 oz lotion bar stick, 2 bars of handmade goats milk soap,

Sage or thyme infused Creekside honey , Detox salt soak, 2 organic tea bags

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December Creekside Market December 1st 9 until 2

Creamy body butter

Detox salt soak

Lotion bar sticks

Infused Creekside honey

We’ve been busy making some new items for our December Creekside Market.

They will all be available individually and in various gift sets.

We will also have our handmade goats milk soap, a fresh batch of honey from hives on our farm, freshly stone ground cornmeal and Turkey Red whole wheat flour, and beautiful yarn and fiber from our Suri alpacas.

We will be set up in the garage just past our farmstand so no worries about the predicted rain. Come do some Christmas shopping or find a treat for yourself.

Tomorrow December 1st from 9 until 2

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

Posted in 3. 2013 Harvest | Comments

Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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Creekside Market – December edition – December 1st

We had several people ask how they can shop with us for soap, honey, yarn and other non seasonal items after the farmstand has closed for the season. So, we are hosting a December Creekside Market!

December 1st from 9am until 2pm

Following are some of the items we will have at the market. They will also be available in Gift Sets all ready for your Gifting Needs. 

 

Raw honey from hives on our farm 

Curing soap

Aleppo style soap – olive and laurel berry oil -no milk

Suri alpaca fiber from Freedom

Suri alpaca yarn and roving

Body butter

We will also have stone ground yellow or Floriani Red Flint cornmeal and Turkey Red wheat flour – all raised and ground on our farm. 

 

We will be set up in our garage from 9 until 2!

 

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Last Farmstand Day for 2018

Come out for some fresh peppers. We have sweet peppers and poblano peppers for half price today. 

The stand will be closed for the season at 4 today

We have apples, peppers, kale, watermelon radishes, butternut squash, pumpkins, garlic, black turtle beans and our cornmeal.

If you want to pick up some of our honey today, let me know and I will have it ready for you.

The best way to reach me today is by text at 815-715-3590

 

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Last Week for 2018 Farmstand

We will be closing the farmstand at the end of the day on Saturday October 20th. This week will be your last opportunity this year to get vegetables.

We have cherry tomatoes, salad tomatoes, garlic, fingerling potatoes, baking pumpkins, butternut squash, sweet peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers (both ripe and green), watermelon radishes and kale, black turtle bean, cornmeal and Floriani polenta.

We also have decorative pumpkins.

We will have our honey, goatsmilk soap and Suri alpaca products available throughout the winter. Please contact us to arrange for a time to pick up.

pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

815-461-4525

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Thank You to all of our customers who have made the extra effort to shop with us!

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October Creekside Market Day Today!

Our final Creekside Market Day will be today, October 14th from 9 until 2.

 

Melrose peppers, Cubanel peppers, Purple bells, Flavorburst bells, Jimmy Nardello peppers, Lunchbox peppers, green and red bells

Shishitto and Gambo peppers, Italian frying peppers, 2 trays of Jimmy Nardello peppers

 

 

We are still picking cherry and salad tomatoes, lots of peppers and lemon squash. We will also have some lettuce and kale for the Market Day. And, we have potatoes, garlic, butternut squash, Floriani Red polenta, heirloom yellow cornmeal (both raised and stoneground here), organic black beans and popcorn from Harvey Farms in Newark IL, beautiful pumpkins and Glass Gem corn.

Suri alpaca yarn

Sweet orange and ginger whipped body cream

Handmade goatsmilk soap on the curing rack

Sunflower soaps with calendula infused oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aleppo style soap – olive and laurel berry oil -no milk

 

 

 

 

 

One pound jar of honey

In addition to our farmstand items, we will have Suri alpaca yarn and roving made from our own alpacas fiber, handmade goats milk soap made with milk from Staudacher Farm in Yorkville and honey from hives on our farm.

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Happy Fall!

New in the stand – Sweet yellow onions – $2.50 for a large container

Tomatoes “On the Vine”

We are still picking tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and lemon squash and have several types of potatoes, garlic and butternut squash.

We have pumpkins ranging is price from $1.00 to $7.00. Some of the varieties we have are for baking – Winter Luxury & Autumn Crown and some are for decoration – Blaze, Mellow Yellow (my favorite),  Valenciano, Jack O Lantern.

We have stone ground yellow cornmeal and Floriani Red Flint corn from our farm. We also have some organic popcorn and Black Turtle beans from Harvey Fasrms in Newark.

Glass Gem corn – $2.00 per bunch

If you would like to freeze of can peppers or roma tomatoes – we are picking on request

We also have honey from our on farm hives available. We don’t keep it in our Farmstand, so please contact us ahead of coming out.

pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

815-467-5259

or send us a message on FB

 

 

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Tomatoes by the half bushel

We will be picking tomatoes this morning and have half bushels available. If you would like to make some salsa, sauce, juice, canned tomatoes or just really like to eat tomatoes – contact us to reserve yours. The San Marzanos make a thick sauce, a great addition to salsa and are also wonderful as Tomato Confit (or, as I like to call it – tomato crack).

The yellow heirlooms will add some heirloom flavor and beautiful color to your recipes. 

Half bushels are about 25 pounds for $25.00

Please contact us ahead of coming out so we can have them ready for you.

email: pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

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call: 815-467-5259 (leave a message)

 

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Tomatoes

New this week – tomatoes on the vine 2.50 per tray

We also have lots of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, lemon squash, potatoes, garlic, butternut squash, beets, pumpkins, Glass Gem corn, straw bales and green beans are back!

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Ripe Peppers

We have two 5 pound bags of ripe Jimmy Nardello sweet peppers in our farmstand cooler.

$7.50 per bag

Lots of great uses for these peppers – sautéed for sandwiches, omlets, pasta salad.

We like to pickle them (recipe on our blog Pepper Preserving Ideas). They are also very easy to freeze or dehydrate.

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Ripe Peppers

We have two 5 pound bags of ripe Jimmy Nardello sweet peppers in our farmstand cooler.

$7.50 per bag

Lots of great uses for these peppers – sautéed for sandwiches, omlets, pasta salad.

We like to pickle them (recipe on our blog Pepper Preserving Ideas). They are also very easy to freeze or dehydrate for your winter eating pleasure.

Also in the stand this week: Tomatoes, garlic, potatoes, zucchini (various sizes), lemon squash, cucumbers, beets, spaghetti squash, French fillet beans, red or orange bell peppers, Melrose peppers, shishitto peppers, ripe Gambo peppers, ripe Cubanelle peppers, ripe Lunchbox peppers.

Making salsa today!

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Ripe Peppers

We have two 5 pound bags of ripe Jimmy Nardello sweet peppers in our farmstand cooler.

$7.50 per bag

Lots of great uses for these peppers – sautéed for sandwiches, omlets, pasta salad.

We like to pickle them (recipe on our blog Pepper Preserving Ideas). They are also very easy to freeze or dehydrate.

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Sweet Peppers

Sweet peppers are at their beautiful peak!

They are super easy to freeze and will be a great addition to your winter soups, chili, omelets, ect… You can also freeze the larger peppers whole to use for stuffed peppers.

They will be in the stand this morning.

You can also contact us to reserve some from the next picking if you miss these.

Italian Frying peppers – 5 pound bag – $7.00

Jimmy Nardello – 5 pound bag – $7.00

 

 

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September Creekside Market – September 8th

Our September Creekside Market will be a week earlier than usual so it will be here before we know it!

Saturday September 8th from 9 am until 2 pm

We will have our seasonal vegetables, honey from hives on our farm, handmade (by me) goatsmilk soap (made with local milk from Staudacher Farm, honey from our hives and NO Palm Oil), fresh cut flowers and Suri alpaca yarn.

We are just starting to harvest pumpkins and winter squash and will have plenty. Plus – our Glass Gem corn and straw bales.

 

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Abundance in the Farmstand

The stand is full again!

Lots of beautiful peppers – Jimmy Nardello, Melrose, Shishitto, Lunchbox, Gambo, Italian fryers, Cubanel, bells, poblano and jalapeno – guess we have a little pepper obsession here!

In addition to all the lovely peppers, we have calico sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes in many colors, cherry tomatoes including Sungold, several varieties of potatoes, Dragon Tongue beans, green beans, 2 types of zucchini, beets, eggplant, garlic, spaghetti squash, lemon squash, broccoli, 3 types of cucumbers, sunflowers and eggs.

Some pepper varieties are available in a 5 pound bag for 10.00. Sweet corn is available by the bushel – 20.00. Contact us ahead for the bushel of sweet corn so we can plan our picking.

We also have smaller quantities on the farmstand cooler.

pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

815-467-5259

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Sweet Jimmy Nardello

Now is the time to enjoy sweet Jimmy Nardello peppers. We have a couple of 5 pound bags in the farmstand cooler for 10.00 each. They’re easy to freeze if you think you can’t eat that many.

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Sweet Corn Bushel

Available this weekend by order

Our Calico Sweet corn for freezing. There are 5 dozen ears in a bushel

20.00 per bushel

Contact us ahead of coming out and we will have it ready for you to pick up in our farmstand.

Call 815-467-5259

Email pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

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Tomatoes and other deliciousness

Fresh this morning – lettuce, sunflowers, Sungold cherry tomatoes, red Lunchbox sweet peppers, calico sweetcorn, lots of delicious tomatoes.

We also have bell peppers, various ripe sweet peppers, eggplant, broccoli, green beans, Dragon Tongue beans, garlic and eggs.

Honey is available by prior arrangement – either call 815-467-5259

email pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com

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Calico Sweet Corn

The wait for our Calico Sweet corn is finally over!

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Calico Sweet Corn

The wait for our sweet corn is finally over!

We started picking this morning and have it in our farmstand cooler for $6.00 per bag. Most bags have 13 ears but if there is a smaller ear or 2, the bag will have 14 ears.

We use organic seed (non GMO) and we cultivate to control weeds (no herbicide). We don’t use insecticides but haven’t found any insect hitchhikers (so far).

 

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Tomatoes and Beans

We are finally picking enough tomatoes to keep the farmstand stocked. Lots of sweet cherry tomatoes and “salad” tomatoes. Still waiting on the big slicers…..

And Dragon Tongue beans. These beautiful heirloom beans have a wonderful flavor. Try them steamed with a little butter or add to soup.

We also have a variety of sweet peppers – bell, Melrose, Jimmy Nardello, shishitto, cubanel and Italian frying peppers.

Heirloom eggplant, zucchini, lemon squash, cucumbers, garlic, herbs and eggs.

If you’re interested in our honey, please make arrangements for pick up prior to coming out. We don’t keep it stocked in the farmstand.

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