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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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Tomatoes are still here (but not for long)

The cool weather is here and we’re nearing the end of the warm weather veggies. We still have tomatoes and peppers in the stand, but the end is definitely near so get them while you still can! We also have some … Continue reading

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Bok Choy

Baby Bok Choy is washed and in the cooler for $3.00 per bag. We also have eggs, sweet and hot peppers, tomatoes, butternut squash, spaghetti squash, baking pumpkins, zucchini, tomatillos, green beans, decorative pumpkins and corn stalks from our Non-GMO … Continue reading

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Tomatillios and Corn stalks are new this week

We have bundles of corn stalks for sale for $5.00 per bunch. They are from our own non-GMO and un-sprayed corn. We have also finally started picking tomatillos! They make fantastic salsa verde with our purple jalapenos. We also have tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Our hens enjoying the day

You can see that our hens are living the “good life” and the fantastic eggs they produce are a result of that. They have free access to pasture and certified organic feed. We also supplement their feed with our own … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Squash

We have a variety of pumpkins and winter squash this year. Winter squash includes butternut, spaghetti and Kabocha. We have Valenciano and Autumn Crown pumpkins for baking (or decorating) and Bliss and Speckled Hound for decorating. Bliss can also be used for … Continue reading

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Cut-up watermelon and garlic for next year

I used the rainy morning to cut up some of our organic watermelon for those who don’t have the time or the space in their frig. It’s in the cooler in 16 oz. containers for $2.00 The afternoon excitement was … Continue reading

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Melons this Week @ Creekside natural Farm

We didn’t plan to have enough cantaloupe to sell, but it has been a good year for all of our vine crops, and the cantaloupe are soo sweet that we’ve decided to sell some. They’re in the stand for $3.00 … Continue reading

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Watermelon!

After a cool summer, the watermelon is finally ready and in the stand for $7.00 each. Like everything else we sell, it was grown here with no chemical sprays or fertilizers.   We also have eggs from our pastured hens,spaghetti squash, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash and LOTS of tomatoes!

Spaghetti squash is in the stand – $3.00 for large & $2.00 for med/small We are finally picking LOTS of tomatoes and have some available in half-bushels. We are selling them for $1.00 per lb. A half-bushel is 26 lbs. … Continue reading

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Fresh chicken

Were on our way home from a LONG day in Aurthur, IL for chicken processing. We will have chicken available starting tomorrow. This is our last batch for the year and we won’t have more until next Spring. They were … Continue reading

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Little Bit of Sweet Corn and LOTS of other things

Bill picked enough sweet corn to put in the cooler this morning! It’s very sweet, but the ears are about half the size last years sweet corn. It’s non GMO and has never been sprayed or fertilized with chemicals. We have … Continue reading

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This week at Creekside Natural Farm

Beautiful multi-colored French filet beans back in the cooler today for $4.00 per bag. We also have lemon squash, fresh heirloom tomato salsa, red Italian frying peppers, heirloom eggplant, green beans, zucchini, cucumbers, pickle cucumbers, sweet chocolate peppers, colored bell … Continue reading

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“Homegrown” Tomatoes

What would life be without home grown tomatoes? Our heirloom tomatoes are grown here and picked ripe – just like if you grew them yourself!

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Beans by the half bushel

Bill picked some beautiful beans this morning and we will have a limited amount available by the half bushel. The purple, yellow and thin green beans are a French filet type or Haricot Vert. They are more tender and flavorful … Continue reading

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