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Sunshine

It’s warm and sunny in the greenhouse Time to start some seeds!

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Thinking of summer

It turns out I have no self control when it comes to ordering seed – especially tomatoes! My original plan was to cut back on the number of varieties but I just can’t help myself. Too many awesome heirloom varieties … Continue reading

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Winter Eggs

Our hens are still laying eggs, but the cold prevents us from putting them in the cooler for sale. So, if you would like eggs from our Animal Welfare Approved hens you will need to either call (815-467-5259) or email … Continue reading

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Uncle Smoky and friend

We decided it was time to move our favorite rooster Uncle Smoky in with the alpacas so he could spend his retirement in peace. Our younger rooster wanted to be the boss and we didn’t want our boy to be … Continue reading

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Luna Lu

Happy 6 month birthday to Luna Lu! She has a pretty purple coat and a warm barn, alfalfa hay and apples for breakfast and a bottle of warm milk coming for dinner.

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Winter is finally coming!

Winter is finally coming to Creekside Natural Farm and the little ones are ready with their coats on. We will also be closing the stand but will still have eggs available. We ask that you either call or email ahead … Continue reading

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Eggs

          For the next couple of days we will be leaving the eggs in the stand only until dark because of the cold weather. They will still be in during the day and it looks like … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our friends and family. 

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Happy Birthday Luna Lu

Happy 5 month birthday to our sweet girl Luna Lu. She had a rough start but with a little help from her friends, she’s made a full recovery and weighed in at 62 pounds this morning!

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Cover crop

The lovely Meredith is loving the kale. Our cover crop serves double duty. The chickens and alpacas love it and it also improves our soil for next year’s crops.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Luna is thankful for APPLES! And Thomas wishes he was brave enough to eat from my hand. Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends and family.

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Fall and winter availability

Stewing hens are $4.00 per pound and average 3 to 4 pounds. They were raised with free access to grass and clovee pasture and supplemented with organic feed . We also have lamb chops, leg of lamb and stew meat … Continue reading

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Garlic

Our most beautiful new garlic variety for this year is Belarus. I will be finishing up the garlic planting on Monday and hopefully it will get a nice rain on Tuesday to get it going.

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Salsa

Beautiful peppers for the last batch of heirloom tomato salsa for the season. We also have okra, potatoes, garlic and plenty of eggs.

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Tomato season is finally here!

  The tomatoes, peppers and okra┬áreally enjoyed the warm temps of the last couple of weeks and we’re picking lots. Also, still getting some eggplant and put a few bags of green beans in the stand this morning. That will … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomatoes

We are finally picking heirloom tomatoes and have them in the stand for $3.00 per tray. We also have sweet peppers, Poland and jalape├▒o peppers, bell peppers, okra, zucchini, potatoes, garlic and eggs from our Animal Welfare Approved hens.

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3 French Hens Market

All set up at the market with garlic, potatoes, tomatoes, okra, peppers, eggplant, beans and Sri alpaca yarn. Lots of vendors with beautiful fall decorations and beautiful weather!

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Salsa Finally!

We finally had enough tomatoes for a batch of fresh salsa.

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More Green Beans!

We have green beans available for canning or freezing – Or just eating if you love them. They are $2.00 per pound for a 10 pound bag. 2 bags available If you would like them – please contact me at … Continue reading

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Fall Chickens

Our last batch of chickens for the year is processed and ready. If you pre-ordered, please contact us with a time and day you would like to pick up your order. If you did not pre-order, but would still like … Continue reading

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Homeopathic

Can’t wait to start using my homeopathic kit for the alpacas.

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Green beans

We have 2- 5 pound bags of green beans available for 2.00 per pound. They’re easy to freeze and a treat to pull out of the freezer in December. First come first serve. Either email pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com Or call 815-467-5259 If … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

We have beautiful sunflowers in the stand today for $1.00 each! Also, potatoes, garlic, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, okra, beans, cucumbers and eggs.

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Owl Excluder

Our most recent attempt to prevent our resident owl from having a chicken dinner seems to be working. Yea! They will have to go back to their diet of rodents. Double Yea!

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3 month Birthday

Happy 3 month birthday to Thomas Magnum. He weighed in at 43 pounds this morning!

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Eggs and Cherry Tomatoes

We are finally getting eggs from our young hens. They start out small so we are putting them in the clear cartons and selling them for $3.00. These hens are Barred Rocks and Easter Eggers. The Barred Rocks lay brown … Continue reading

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This mornings discoveries

Baby snapper covered in mud on the bank of the pond.  I almost didn’t recognize it. Swallowtail butterfly in the hoop house.

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Monarch on milkweed

My helper and I were checking the milkweed for monarch caterpillars today and just as I was saying that I’ve never seen one on the common milkweed – there it was!

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New things at Creekside Natural Farm

Freshly picked sunflowers this morning. $1.00 each and like everything we grow – never sprayed. Also new this morning – hard neck garlic and LaRatte fingerling potatoes.

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3 French Hens

Ready for the 3 French Hens Market in Morris today from 8 until 2. We have several varieties of potatoes, hard neck garlic, baby eggplant, mixed beans, peppers, sunflowers and yarn from our Sri alpacas.

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