Category Archives: 2015 Harvest

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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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 really 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 jalapeño peppers, bell peppers, okra, zucchini, potatoes, garlic and eggs from our Animal Welfare Approved hens.

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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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Red Gold potatoes

Thanks to some help from Jill and Renee, we dug 128 pounds of lovely Red Gold potatoes yesterday They are in the stand in 2 pound bags for $5.00

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New today mixed beans

We have some beautiful mixed beans (green, yellow and purple) in the stand this morning for $3.00 for a 1 pound bag. Also, green beans, beets, kale, swiss chard, purple jalapenos, sweet peppers, eggplant and a few pints of tomatoes

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Green Beans New this week

We have finally gotten enough dry weather to harvest and get the stand stocked with green beans, Swiss chard, lettuce, beets and a few pints of tomatoes. This morning we will be picking flowers and starting to dig garlic.

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Farm Day Today

The sun is shining and our featured speaker – Dr. John Ikerd  – is here. We’re ready for a great Farm Day! The Farm Day will run from 10 until 2 with John speaking at noon. We will also be … Continue reading

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Sunday June 28th – Farm Day

2 Days until our first Sustainable Farm Day of the year! In addition to our main speaker – Dr. John Ikerd (http://www.johnikerd.com) – we will also be joined by Ed Bell from Belfry Bees. He will bring a display hive … Continue reading

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1 Week until our first Farm Day of the season

We are 1 week away from our first Farm Day of the season! Bill is still busy working on making more seating for those who are coming to hear our main speaker – Dr. John Ikerd. We are so looking … Continue reading

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Farm Day – 1 week and 6 days away

We are less than 2 weeks away from our first Farm Day of the season!  Dr. John Ikerd will be our featured speaker and will be talking about sustainable agriculture. In addition to our main speaker – Dr. John Ikerd  (http://www.johnikerd.com) – we … Continue reading

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Broccoli New Today

I braved the rain and mud today to pick some beautiful broccoli.  It’s in the stand for $3.00. We also have fresh strawberries for a few more days, kohlrabi and lettuce. If you would like a frozen chicken, please call … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi

I Will be picking more Kohlrabi this morning and have had many questions about what to do with it. I used it as a replacement for cabbage in a creamy slaw recipe and it was fantastic. Kohlrabi: Kitchen Basics Kohlrabi … Continue reading

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New today Kohlrabi

We picked some really nice strawberries this morning an also started picking some kohlrabi. This is our first year for kohlrabi and we are trying out some recipes. We’re picking in small batches so the greens will stay fresh. They … Continue reading

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Air Chilled Chicken

I have some fresh chickens available today and this weekend only. If you would like to try an air chilled chicken that has never been frozen, let me know when you would like to come by. I’ll be home today … Continue reading

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Sustainable Farm Day – June 28th

We are 4 weeks away from our first Farm Day of the season and Bill is busy working on making some seating for those who are coming to hear our main speaker – Dr. John Ikerd. We are so looking … Continue reading

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5-17 @ CNF

This morning we have beautiful leaf lettuce, radishes, asparagus, eggs from our AWA hens, organic tomato and pansy plants and a few bags of Cowsmo compost. One brave hen out for the first time and one sister on the ramp!

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