Category Archives: 2018 Harvest

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 … Continue reading

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October Creekside Market Day Today!

Our final Creekside Market Day will be today, October 14th from 9 until 2.       We are still picking cherry and salad tomatoes, lots of peppers and lemon squash. We will also have some lettuce and kale for … Continue reading

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Happy Fall!

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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sweet Peppers

We have a love of sweet peppers and like to try something new every season. This year we tried 2 new varieties . Shishitto peppers are a great little snack pepper – perfect for grilling or broiling. As simple as … Continue reading

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1 Day until our July Creekside Market – Saturday July 21st

We spent the day getting ready for our Creekside Market Day tomorrow. We cleaned garlic, picked and arranged flowers, picked herbs and got lots of veggies ready. Come see us between 9 and 2. We will have our tent up … Continue reading

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Fresh flowers and veggies!

It looks like the rain has stopped and the cooler is full! Stop out to our self service farmstand for some fresh flowers, green beans, zucchini, bell, Shishitto, Melrose and Jimmy Nardello sweet peppers, kohlrabi, eggs, heirloom flour and garlic.

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Tomatoes, sunflowers and beans!

We will be picking our first sunflowers of the season this morning along with green beans! We also have started picking sweet peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini and still have kale, scallions, herb plants and stone ground flour or cornmeal. We … Continue reading

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The hens are enjoying the freshly mowed pasture and the things (voles and bugs) that are now exposed.

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1 Day until our June Creekside Market Day

Our June Market is 1 day away on Saturday – June 16th  We will be in the farmstand from 9 until 2 with our seasonal produce,herb plants, hand made goats milk soap, our honey, our stone ground heirloom grains and … Continue reading

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Last Call for Organic Tomato Plants

We will have our organic heirloom tomato plants available in our farmstand thru this weekend. They’re healthy and ready to be planted in your garden! $1.50 each or 10 for $10.00 We also have several types of herb plants available … Continue reading

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Butter lettuce

We have butter lettuce in the farmstand cooler Washed and spun and delicious! – $3.00 per bag

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Making Hay

We will be bailing hay today and will have it available for pick-up from the field for $3.50 per bale. It’s a 50/50 mix of alfalfa and orchard grass – no weeds – no rain Call 815-715-3590  

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Organic Plants

We still have a nice selection of organic tomato, pepper and herb plants. We would like them to find a good home so are lowering their price to $2.00 per plant or 10 plants for $15.00 Now is the perfect … Continue reading

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Fresh Asparagus

Our asparagus patch has finally reached maturity and we are picking daily. If you’ve only eaten asparagus from the grocery store – you will be amazed at the difference in flavor! $5.00 per 1 pound bag We also have our … Continue reading

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Spring Pansies

We have pansies in the farmstand! They’re planted in a 10 inch bowl in organic soil and were raised in our organic greenhouse.  $15.00 each

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1 day until Creekside Market! May 12th – Rain or Shine!

We will be setting up some of our market items in our garage tomorrow since the forecast is calling for rain. In addition to the pre-made herb planters, we will have the option of choosing the herbs you want to … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Day

It’s a beautiful day to be a kitty or a person working in the greenhouse!

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