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Garlic Scapes

  What is a garlic scape? It’s the flower stalk of a hard neck garlic plant. Soft neck garlic does not get a scape.  One scape comes up from each plant one time during the growing season. So, when they’re gone … Continue reading

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Lettuce

Early this morning – before the heat was totaly hideous- picked, washed, spun and bagged lettuce. In the cooler for $3.00 per bag.  Also picked some broccoli sprouts and there are plenty of eggs.

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Busy week!

We have so many things happening this week that we can’t share it all. But here are a few of them.  Honey bees pollinating  lovely lettuce picked, washed and spun Local goats milk and honey soap Glass Gem and sweet … Continue reading

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June Creekside Market is tomorrow!

                    Tomorrow we will be hosting our second Creekside Market here on the farm. The market is held in our stand from 9-2. We will have plenty of eggs, freshly picked … Continue reading

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Chicken Pick-up & June Creekside Market

    Our June Creekside Market will be one week from today on June 10th from 9 am until 2 pm. We will have fresh chicken available for pick-up. We prefer that you pre-order if you would like more than … Continue reading

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Glass Gem Corn Seed

        We have seed available from our Glass Gem corn. This is seed that was selected from last years crop for a wide range of color. They are packaged in plastic bags and in our cooler in … Continue reading

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Organic Veggie Plants

  It’s finally warm enough to keep the tomato and pepper plants in the stand! We grow our plants in organic potting soil and never use any type of insecticide or fungicide. Some of the tomato varieties we have are … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Thank You to everyone who came out for our first ever Creekside Market. It was a great success and we really appreciate everyone’s support! Our next market day will be on Saturday, June 10th from 9-2 We anticipate having more … Continue reading

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New this year – Creekside Market!

          We will be holding our own market on the farm this summer rather than packing up and hauling everything to Morris. The first Market will be this coming Saturday-May 6th-from 9 until 2 pm.   … Continue reading

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Ready for the rain

              After a long week with lots of planting, we are ready for the coming rain (and a chiropractic adjustment) – LOL! Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, beets, lettuce, potatoes, spinach, strawberry plants and zinnias … Continue reading

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Organic veggie plants

We will have organic transplants available for sale beginning on May 6th. They are currently getting acclimated to the cooler temperatures and will be ready for planting in your garden as soon as the danger of frost has passed. Tomatoes … Continue reading

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Asparagus season

We are just beginning to harvest asparagus! We have a few bags in the stand – $5.00 per bag and will also be adding wheat berries so you can make this delicious salad. The recipe is on our blog. We … Continue reading

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Bees and the honey they make!

Super excited by today’s development!  We were contacted by a local bee keeper who would like to place some of his hives on our farm! There are not enough exclamation points to convey how excited I am!!!!! He will maintain … Continue reading

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Morning Project

Our morning project was building a gate in the lean to so that Thomas and Luna can easily (meaning we don’t need to put halters and leads on) have access to the pasture that’s been re-seeded and “resting” since last … Continue reading

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Eggs are in the stand

We have opened the farm stand and stocked the cooler with eggs!               Our egg price remains the same as last year – $5.00 per dozen Our hens eat a diet of certified organic … Continue reading

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Winter Chores and Projects

            Just in case anyone wondered what we do in the winter – here is a partial list Start seeds, read books (that inspire us to continue what we’re doing), make lovely yarn, re-paint our … Continue reading

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Animal Communication Workshop

If your coming for the workshop tomorrow – dress warm as part of our time will be spent in the barn. We will have some alpaca products and our first batch of lotion bars available for sale prior to the … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

Creekside Natural Farm will be hosting Cindy Myers for a day of learning how to communicate with animals of all species. We first learned of Cindy from an article in an alpaca magazine and were impressed with her methods and … Continue reading

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Seeds – YAY!!!

Look what came with the mailman! I’m SOOO ready!!!

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Ordering for the New Year!

Today we started our “New Year” ordering with our first 2 batches of chicks – 1 heritage and 1 broiler. Next up was our Bakers Creek Heirloom Seeds order. Lots of old favorites as well as a few new varieties including … Continue reading

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Barn comedy

In an effort to give Thomas as much “eating time” as possible, I’ve been leaving the barn lights on for a couple of hours after dark. When I go out to turn them off, I offer Thomas some feed before … Continue reading

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Bread Lab

Today was a perfect day to do some “bread lab” work. This was the result! I used our own stone ground Turkey Red wheat flour that I sifted once.  We grow our heirloom wheat with minimal natural fertilizer  (horse manure) … Continue reading

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Ready for the cold-we hope

Thomas has his coat on, everyone (alpacas,chickens and Tiger) has lots of fresh straw, the alpacas have high value hay , all the heated water has electrolytes and the heater is running in the barn just long enough to take … Continue reading

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Winter Egg program

It is officially too cold to keep eggs in the cooler so we are now on the “Winter egg program”. We still have plenty of eggs, but you will need to either call or send a message before you come … Continue reading

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Eggs are back – yay!

The hens are finished growing their winter feathers and are laying eggs again! And, it’s still warm enough to keep them in the stand. We also have some young hens who are just starting to lay so will have the … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Wishing a happy and safe Halloween to our friends and family.

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Yay! The alpacas are outside!

Uncle.Smoky is happy when the alpacas are out of his way and he can eat out of their bowls. He doesn’t care to eat off the floor like a “common” rooster.

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Corn Picking

Yay! We are now the proud owners of a New Idea 1 row corn picker! It’s a great improvement over picking by hand. 7 minutes for for rows compared to 2 hours for 4 rows! Now on to shelling and … Continue reading

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Peppers

We picked all of our peppers yesterday in anticipation of the frost. LOTS of nice poblanos, jalapenos, sweet frying peppers, sweet Melrose and sweet minis.  The poblanos are the most abundant so we are selling them by the half bushel … Continue reading

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Glass Gem Corn

New in the stand – Lovely bundles of Glass Gem Corn $2.00 per bunch We also have sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, kale, potatoes, garlic, Turkey Red wheat berries, a few tomatoes and eggs. We also have frozen heritage chicken … Continue reading

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