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Category Archives: 2013 Harvest
We have our first batch of air chilled chicken from a new processor. It’s a small batch so we are offering 1 or 2 to those who would like to try them before our larger batch is ready in June. … Continue reading
We now have a Lost and Found bin in the stand. Someone left the sunglasses yesterday afternoon and the keys are still here from last fall.
Happy 2nd Birthday to our first cria. Apollo is a handsome boy with beautiful fiber. And – of coarse- we love him! This is my favorite picture of him peeking out from under his mama. She is a rockstar mom!
Tiger likes to keep me company while I do chores.
71 pounds of seed potatoes from The Potato Garden. We will wait about a week for the to send out sprouts, cut them into smaller pieces and plant them. Clearly, we love potatoes and want to be sure not to … Continue reading
On our way to pick up organic chicken feed and lambs and Baron is doing his best to stay awake. Not very successfully.
Lady bugs coming to life under the crabapple tree. Love the red lady bugs!
Baron found the coolest spot in the greenhouse
We were expecting 100 Barred Rock hens this morning and this mornings surprise was an extra box with 25 Easter Eggers and 25 Cornish Rocks! We had to come up with an emergency spot for the Cornish to get them … Continue reading
This morning we planted spinich, beets, carrots, radishes, sugar snap peas and lettuce in the smaller tunnel And Bill rototilled the bigger tunnel for planting later this week.
I planted lots of little pepper, eggplant and early tomato seeds today. We also have some cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi and lettuce growing from last week’s planting. Baby purple cabbage pushing out of the Cowsmo compost.
if you need to reach us for eggs today, please email email@example.com Or call 815-715-3590
I just checked with the library and there is no need to register – just show up They will also have Free popcorn! This coming Sunday at the Black Rd. Branch of the Joliet Library. Event Date: Sun, 03/01/2015 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm … Continue reading
I know it seems early, but today I ordered the potatoes. Bill made the raised beds last fall and we are adding a bed since we ran out of potatoes to sell in early September last year. Some of the … Continue reading
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
What would life be without home grown tomatoes? Our heirloom tomatoes are grown here and picked ripe – just like if you grew them yourself!
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
On our way to Morris for the 3 French Hens Market with a full load of freshly picked local and organically grown produce. Heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, sweet peppers, fingerling and red gold potatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, pickle cucumbers, jalapeño and poblano … Continue reading
We have cucumbers by the half-bushel for $25.00. We have both the pickle cucumbers for dills and the regular size cucumbers for bread and butter pickles. Either e-mail email@example.com or call 815-467-5259
Today was moving day for the chicks. They moved from their heated brooder to their version of the great outdoors. They have a moveable shelter that we “herd” them into at night to prevent our resident owl from getting chicken … Continue reading
We will be at the Minooka Market today from 9 till 1 with, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, green beans, zucchini, cucumbers, beets, eggplant, bell peppers, poblano peppers, fresh garlic and various herbs.
Went out to cut some sunflowers for the stand and got side-tracked by bumble bees and butterflies on our prairie plants.
We’re not letting a little rain keep us from the market today! We have beautiful Golden Beets, Cyndrical Beets,, Fresh Hard neck Garlic, Sunflowers, fresh herbs and rosemary plants.
Bill’s winter 2013 project has allowed us to double our hen population this year and they are busy girls! Since the new girls started laying, we have not run out of eggs. Perhaps because they’re living in chicken Nirvana. Our … Continue reading
Happy 4th of July from Creekside Natural Farm
The beets are loving this weather! We picked some this morning and they’re in the cooler for $3.00 per bunch. We also have a few pints of strawberries and that will probably be the last for this season.
picked fresh strawberries this morning. They’re in the stand for $3.00 per pint