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Free Movie Screening -GMO OMG!

I just checked with the library and there is no need to register – just show up They will also have Free popcorn! This coming Sunday at the Black Rd. Branch of the Joliet Library. Event Date:  Sun, 03/01/2015 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm … Continue reading

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Animal Welfare Approved

Creekside Natural Farm has again been approved to use the Animal Welfare Approved label on our eggs.  AWA is the Gold Standard of humane farm animal care. you can find more information on the Animal Welfare Approved program at www.AnimalWelfarApproved.org In … Continue reading

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Bakers Creek catalog

The cold temps last night kept the crowd down at the Pre- Garden party so we still have some Bakers Creek Heirloom seed catalogs to give away. If you’re coming out for eggs, Floriani cornmeal or whole wheat flour, let … Continue reading

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Pre-Garden Party – Tonight

Getting ready for the Pre-Garden party tonight sponsored by the Joliet Park Dist. Come out and see us. The first 20 people to visit our table will get a free Bakers Creek Heirloom seed catalog. Just looking at the beautiful … Continue reading

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Pre-Garden Party

Getting ready for the Pre-Garden party tonight sponsored by the Joliet Park Dist. Come out and see us. The first 20 people to visit our table will get a free Bakers Creek Heirloom seed catalog. Just looking at the beautiful … Continue reading

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Katahdin Lamb – Sold Out

We have taken deposits for all the whole lambs we will have available this year. We will still have lamb available by the piece (chops, leg, sausage)in the fall. We are considering raising an additional lamb to sell in its … Continue reading

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All Clear

Bill was able to clear the driveway this morning and the county has done a nice job of clearing Bell Rd. so if you need eggs, flour or Floriani cornmeal give us a call @ 815-467-5259 or e-mail pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com  

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Snow Day

As you can see, we got LOTS of snow and it’s still snowing now! We don’t want anyone to get stuck in all the beautiful snow that has filled our driveway, so please do not come out for eggs today. … Continue reading

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First seeds of the season

We received our first seed order of the season – beautiful seed packages from Bakers Creek!

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Early morning walk

Our morning walk started out good on the nice frozen ground, but was ended early by the very large coyote! Fortunately, I saw him before Baron did and was able to get Baron back on his leash. I guess that’s the … Continue reading

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Time to order the potatoes

I know it seems early, but today I ordered the potatoes. Bill made the raised beds last fall and we are adding a bed since we ran out of potatoes to sell in early September last year. Some of the … Continue reading

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It’s COLD out there!

Until things thaw out, we will be working on a “by appointment” basis. If you need eggs, flour or cornmeal PLEASE call or e-mail ahead of time. There will be no eggs in the cooler, and other than taking care of … Continue reading

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We THINK we’re ready

  The little guys and pregnant girls have their coats on and the barn is closed for the night so Tiger can choose his own sleeping spot outside of his “condo”. Uncle Smoky, the lovely Merideth and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Floriani Red Flint corn

This is a note from one of our customers about our Floriani Red Flint corn Hi Pam, Last week I made hominy from your corn. Amazing. I used it in Pazole and it was perfect. Also tried corn bread with … Continue reading

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Floriani Cornmeal Pizza Crust Recipe

This cornmeal crust is nutritious and will taste wonderful adorned with your favorite cheeses, veggies and herbs. PHOTO: KAREN KEB Ingredients:  1 cup warm water (about 110 degrees Fahrenheit) 1 1/2 tsp active dry yeast 1/2 tsp honey 2 tbls … Continue reading

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Freshly Stone-ground grain

We put the stone grinder to work this week on our Floriani Red Flint corn and wheat berries. Floriani Red Flint’ is a rare, open-pollinated red flint corn from Italy with unforgettable flavor — and the possibilities for cooking with it are … Continue reading

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Found Keys

I was emptying a large Kohl’s bag of egg cartons today and found these keys in the bottom of the bag. If they are yours, please e-mail pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com or call 815-467-5259.

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eggs

Just a reminder that during daylight hours, our eggs will continue to be in the cooler in the stand for as long as the weather stays above freezing. If you need to come by after dark, please call or e-mail and … Continue reading

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Winter Eggs

 It looks like the 10 day forecast will be above freezing during the day, so to make it more convenient for everyone,  we will have eggs in the cooler during the daylight hours. If you come out and there are no … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

No turkeys here – Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Creekside Natural Farm  

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Winter Egg program

Today will be the last day to get eggs from the cooler. After today you can still get eggs from our organically fed and Animal Welfare Approved hens, but will need to either call 815-467-5259 or e-mail pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com  

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Eggs

Eggs are back in the cooler for at least the next few days. Depending on the overnight temps. –  we may need to take them out at night. We have a sign in the stand with phone numbers to call if … Continue reading

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Organic Pie

We are taking a limited number of orders for pies for Thanksgiving. The pie in the picture is a lattice top apple made with organic apples and organic sugar. We will also have organic pumpkin. Each pie is made by hand … Continue reading

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Eggs

We still have plenty of eggs However, due to the super cold weather forcasted for this week, we will not have them in the cooler until Saturday (hopefully Mr. Skilling is correct about the “warm-up”). You can either e-mail pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com or … Continue reading

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Early Winter

Because of the extra cold temps coming today we will be taking the eggs out of the cooler at night and putting them back in the morning. When the daytime temps become too cold, we will post the “winter egg program” info. … Continue reading

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Local and Organic dinner

Bill and I were discussing our dinner today and how much of it came from our farm or from a local farm. We realized that the only parts that were not local were the yeast and butter in the bread. The … Continue reading

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Lamb and Applesauce

We have lamb available for sale. This year we raised 3 Katahdin sheep on our grass pasture. This breed of sheep is known for producing fine flavored meat without the strong flavor that some lamb can have. We have chops … Continue reading

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Why is this chicken SOOO good?

Many people ask why our chickens, eggs, and produce taste so great compared to what they’re used to buying at the grocery store.  The reason is that we are truly passionate about natural, sustainable, non-GMO living, and we run our … Continue reading

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The girls are coming home!

We’re on our way to Heritage Farm in IN to pick up our pregnant girls and bring them home. Apollo will be so happy to see his mama.

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This Week @ Creekside natural Farm

This morning we picked what will likely be the last of the cherry tomatoes for the year. We are picking some beautiful Kale and have Butternut Squash and the end of the sweet peppers. We also have eggs from our Animal … Continue reading

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