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Posted 7/30/2018 4:50pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hello Flower Shareholders!

It's Sunflower season! This week we will do a mixed bouquet featuring Sunflowers and bright colored Zinnias! 

Pick up at the Tent! We will have them in the cooler for you, just ask one of the farm staff.

Enjoy and Thank You!

FLOWER CARE GUIDE

  1.   Make a fresh cut in each stem with very sharp snippers
  2.   Strip off any foliage that will lie below the water line.
  3.   Keep your vase as clean as you would your wine glass or tea cup!
  4.   Make sure your bouquet sits out of direct sunlight & drafts.
  5.   Change water every day or two.
Posted 7/30/2018 4:46pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All!

I'm back and refreshed after a week's vacation with my family in London.  I missed a lot on the Farm while I was gone. I'm excited for some new vegetables and fruit that we've brought in from other local farms. We've got Corn on the Cob and by tomorrow afternoon we should have some fruit. We've ordered Blueberries, Plums, Nectarines and Gooseberries! I am definitely buying some fruit to make refrigerator jam! 

Here's the share for you this week:

  • 1 Tomato
  • Mix and Match 9lbs of the following:
    • Carrots,
    • Potatoes,
    • Onions,
    • Zucchini,
    • Summer Squash,
    • Cabbage and
    • Cukes!


Nine pounds is a lot of vegetables! Get your thinking caps on what you are going to make this week! I'm headed to a family reunion in upstate NY later this week and I think I'll bring a Zucchini Bread because it travels so well! 

As always, pick up is every Thursday 2 - 6, during the Medfield Farmer's Market. 

We will have cheese from Narragansett Creamery, bread from Iggy's Bread of the World and meat from Pat's Pastured to round out your shopping!

Cheers,

Jen G

Posted 7/30/2018 4:40pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All!

I'm back and refreshed after a week's vacation with my family in London.  I missed a lot on the Farm while I was gone. I'm excited for some new vegetables and fruit that we've brought in from other local farms. We've got Corn on the Cob and by tomorrow afternoon we should have some fruit. We've ordered Blueberries, Plums, Nectarines and Gooseberries! I am definitely buying some fruit to make refrigerator jam! 

Here's the share for you this week:

  • 1 Tomato
  • Mix and Match 9lbs of the following:
    • Carrots,
    • Potatoes,
    • Onions,
    • Zucchini,
    • Summer Squash,
    • Cabbage and
    • Cukes!


Nine pounds is a lot of vegetables! Get your thinking caps on what you are going to make this week! I'm headed to a family reunion in upstate NY later this week and I think I'll bring a Zucchini bread because it travels so well! 

As always, pick up is on your previously designated day, anytime between 10 and 6. Tuesday and Friday we will have Jordan Brothers Seafood from 2 to 6. We will have cheese from Narragansett Creamery, bread from Iggy's Bread of the World and meat from Pat's Pastured to round out your shopping!

Cheers,

Jen G

Posted 7/24/2018 9:14am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hello Flower Shareholders!

This week we have mixed bouquets for you to choose!

We have a pretty decent harvest of 

  • Cynoglossum - Chinese Forget me Not - those kind of sweet, bright blue, nodding flowers
  • Ammi "green mist" - False Queen Anne's Lace
  • Zinnias - slowly increasing in quantity and length!
  • Basil and Lemon Balm for fillers

Enjoy and Thank You!

FLOWER CARE GUIDE

  1.   Make a fresh cut in each stem with very sharp snippers
  2.   Strip off any foliage that will lie below the water line.
  3.   Keep your vase as clean as you would your wine glass or tea cup!
  4.   Make sure your bouquet sits out of direct sunlight & drafts.
  5.   Change water every day or two.
Posted 7/16/2018 5:07pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Evening Everyone!

Is it hot or what?! Lucky for me - I work at a Farmstand, because all I want to eat for dinner is salad! I'll be making myself a salad tomorrow night after I pick up my share! We've got a great share for you this week:

  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Bunch of Carrots
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choose one of: Kale, Frizée, or Radiccio
  • Mix and match, up to 5lbs: Cabbage, Potatoes, Cucumbers, Zucchini or Summer Squash

Have you tried our potatoes yet? Let me give you a heads up, they are the best potatoes I've ever had! I make them just like my German mother in law described from her childhood. A potato so delicious, that they only need a quick boil and salt and pepper. We add butter too! 

As usual, we are open Tuesday - Friday 10 to 6 and Saturday/Sunday 10 to 4. Pick up is any time we are open on your assigned pick up day (Tues, Wed, Thurs). The Farmstand will be stocked with all the extra goodies like Iggy's bread, Pasture raised meat and eggs, and delicious cheese!

Can't wait to see you at the Farmstand!

Jen G

Posted 7/16/2018 4:51pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi Everyone!

Tomorrow is Tuesday and that means Flowers! This week Christy has put together a mixed bouquet for you to take home. Ask for it at the register, we will have it in the cooler waiting for you. The Farmstand will be open tomorrow from 10 to 6 with Jordan Brothers Seafood truck there from 2 - 6 as well.

See you at the farm,

Jen G

Posted 7/9/2018 4:04pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt or sour cream. 

 

We have ordered some extra bread from Iggy's Bread of the World in Cambridge, MA that we will be bringing with us to sell along with a selection of cheeses. Chris is planning to bring corn tortillas from Mi Tierra located in western Mass and we'll have some of our cheese! He will have a selection of local cheeses for you to pick from.

Picking up is simple, bring your bags and make your choices. We are there to help you identify what you are looking for. This season, Farmers Chris and Christy would like you to have as much choice as they can reasonably work into the Share. Because we are offering so many things to choose from, we cannot always guarantee that your first choice will be available every week. We hope that encourages you to try something new! We can guarantee freshly picked, locally grown, delicious vegetables and we are sure you will be happy with the variety over the course of the Summer Share season

With that in mind, if you do not want to pack your own share, there is another option. For $5 a week you can have Farmer's Choice! We will make a selection for you and pack it in the cooler waiting for you to come and pick up the share. If you are interested in that, please respond to this email.

Pick up is every Thursday 2 - 6, during the Medfield Farmer's Market. 

See you at the Market!

Jen G.

Posted 7/9/2018 3:13pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All! 

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! Pick up is from 10 - 6 on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, whichever day you signed up for. And don't forget, Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck will be at the Farmstand on Tuesday from 2 - 6. 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt. Have you tried our newest yogurt? It is a plain, whole fat yogurt from Sweet and Salty Farms - but don't worry the yogurt isn't sweet or salty - just deliciously tangy! We just happen to have all of those things right here at the Farmstand - come do your shopping with us!

If your friends are asking, we still have room in the Summer Share. We have pick ups available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The price is prorated for the number of weeks remaining. 

I think most of us have the hang of it by now, but if not, pick up is easy. Bring some bags to the Farmstand and find the chalkboard with the list for this week's share. Everything should be labeled but if not, just give us a shout and we will help you find what you are looking for. Then you swing by the register so that we can check you off the list. Planning a vacation? If you would like, invite a friend to pick up in your place. Have them follow the same routine above and give your name at the desk. If all of your friends are away too, let us know and we will donate your share to one of our local food pantries. 

See you at White Barn Farm!

Jen G

Posted 7/9/2018 3:11pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All! 

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! Pick up is from 10 - 6 on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, whichever day you signed up for. And don't forget, Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck will be at the Farmstand on Tuesday from 2 - 6. 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt. Have you tried our newest yogurt? It is a plain, whole fat yogurt from Sweet and Salty Farms - but don't worry the yogurt isn't sweet or salty - just deliciously tangy! We just happen to have all of those things right here at the Farmstand - come do your shopping with us!

If your friends are asking, we still have room in the Summer Share. We have pick ups available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The price is prorated for the number of weeks remaining. 

I think most of us have the hang of it by now, but if not, pick up is easy. Bring some bags to the Farmstand and find the chalkboard with the list for this week's share. Everything should be labeled but if not, just give us a shout and we will help you find what you are looking for. Then you swing by the register so that we can check you off the list. Planning a vacation? If you would like, invite a friend to pick up in your place. Have them follow the same routine above and give your name at the desk. If all of your friends are away too, let us know and we will donate your share to one of our local food pantries. 

See you at White Barn Farm!

Jen G

Posted 7/9/2018 2:43pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All,

I hope you have all been enjoying your flowers so far this summer! We have another great "bunch" to choose from this week.

Choose three straight bunches to mix and match:  

  • Platycodon aka balloon flower
  • The first zinnias!
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium aka sea holly
  • Echinacea
  • Yarrow
  • Queen Anne’s lace
  • Poppy pods
  • Snapdragons
  • Annabelle hydrangea
  • Scabiosa aka pincushion flower

Rather than pre-arranged bouquets, this year you will choose from a few choices of "straight bunches" in abundance that week. That way, we can focus on growing beautiful flowers and cutting them at the perfect moment. You can enjoy the satisfaction of designing your own flower display/s for your home. Arranging flowers is a very enjoyable art!

Do you have friends interested in a flower share of their own? We still have shares available! Shares will be prorated for the number of weeks left in the season. The twelve weeks remaining would be $160.

Pick up is anytime Tuesday from 10 - 6. The Farmstand will be open to pick up your produce while you are there and we will host Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck from 2 - 6 as well. 

See you at the White Barn Farm!

Jen G