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Posted 7/2/2018 3:56pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

It's that time of the week again!

Summer Share, Week #4:

  • 1 Head of Cabbage, choose 1: Napa, Gnome, or Green
  • 1 Slicing Cucumber 
  • 1 Head of Lettuce 
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choice of 3 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, Salad Turnips, Scallions, Swiss Chard or Kale

It's been so hot, that the first thing that comes to mind is Cole Slaw! I love the stuff! Super simple: Shred your Cabbage of choice, a couple of Carrots, and an Onion for a super basic Slaw, add a Beet for color or Kolhrabi for flavor and you will be good to go. Then cover it with your favorite salad dressing. Genius Kitchen has a good recipe here: Easy Cole Slaw. Or add our Virginia and Spanish Peanut Co natural peanut butter and make Once Upon a Chef's Asian slaw recipe: Asian Slaw with Peanut Dressing. Round off your meal with something easy to grill. We have sausages from Pat's Pastured Meats in our freezers and mushrooms from RI Mushroom Co out on the stand. 

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 pasture raised meats from Pat's Pastured in East Greenwich, RI.

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 7/2/2018 3:44pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hello Everyone!

Summer is in full swing here at White Barn Farm. I'm sure you've noticed that the Farmstand looks fuller each week. We have a lot to offer!

Here's our share for Summer, Week #4:

  • 1 Head of Cabbage: Choice of Napa, Gnome, or Green
  • 1 Slicing Cucumber
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choose 3 different of the following: Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Scallions, Salad Turnips, Kohlrabi, Swiss Chard or Kale.

It's been so hot, that the first thing that comes to mind is Cole Slaw! I love the stuff! Super simple: Shred your Cabbage of choice, a couple of Carrots, and an Onion for a super basic Slaw, add a Beet for color or Kolhrabi for flavor and you will be good to go. Then cover it with your favorite salad dressing. Genius Kitchen has a good recipe here: Easy Cole Slaw. Or add our Virginia and Spanish Peanut Co natural peanut butter and make Once Upon a Chef's Asian slaw recipe: Asian Slaw with Peanut Dressing. Round off your meal with something easy to grill. We have sausages from Pat's Pastured Meats in our freezers and mushrooms from RI Mushroom Co out on the stand. 

We are closed on Wednesday this week for the 4th of July holiday. So Wednesday Shares please feel free to pick up either Tuesday or Thursday. Both days we are open from 10 - 6. And Jordan Brothers will be at the farmstand on Tuesday and Friday from 2 - 6. 

See you at the farm!

Jen

Posted 6/28/2018 9:43am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi Folks,

We've had to temporarily close the Farmstand today due to the storm. Chris and Christy will reopen later today if weather permits. Look on our Facebook page for updates. White Barn Farm FB Page. While you are there give us a like!

Thanks, 

Jen G

Posted 6/27/2018 11:04am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

It's that time of the week again!

Summer Share, Week #3:

  • Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Cucumber 
  • Pint of Peas
  • 1/2 lb Garlic Scapes
  • Bag of Lettuce Mix
  • Choice of Kale or Chard
  • Choice of 2 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, or Salad Turnips
  • Bunch of Parsley

I have a few easy recipes this week for you. With all of those Garlic Scapes, why not make some Garlic Scape Pesto. And with my Kale or Chard, I'm making Kale, Creamy Polenta and Fried Eggs. I'm just not sure if I am going to be serving it for Breakfast or Dinner!

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. They are a huge hit at our farmstand in Wrentham. We think you'll like them!

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 6/27/2018 10:56am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

Well, this is very late getting to you. I had composed a wonderful email at very early yesterday morning. Apparently too early, I didn't send it or even save it! Trust me, it was lovely. For those of you who picked up yesterday and earlier today, thank you! If you forgot, please swing by the tent anytime through the rest of the day today or tomorrow. We are open both days from 10-6. 

Summer Share, Week #3:

  • Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Cucumber (in the cooler) 
  • Pint of Peas
  • 1/2 lb Garlic Scapes
  • Bag of Lettuce Mix
  • Choice of Kale or Chard
  • Choice of 2 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, or Salad Turnips
  • Bunch of Parsley

I have a few easy recipes this week for you. With all of those Garlic Scapes, why not make some Garlic Scape Pesto. And with my Kale or Chard, I'm making Kale, Creamy Polenta and Fried Eggs. I'm just not sure if I am going to be serving it for Breakfast or Dinner!

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 that email.

Pick up is Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at the Tent 10 - 6. Your pick up day is whichever you signed up for originally. The Farmstand will be open when you are there. And don't forget to swing by on Friday for Jordan Brothers Seafood. The truck will be there from 2 - 6.

See you at the Farm!

Jen G.

Posted 6/19/2018 2:49pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Pick up your first White Barn Farm Flower Share today. Tell the cashier that you are picking up your flower share and they will get your bouquet and check your name off on the clipboard. That's it! 

Summer Hours at the Farmstand: 
Tuesday through Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Closed Mondays
Seafood Truck is Tuesday and Friday: 2pm to 6pm

You are meant to pick up your flower share on Tuesdays. But if that doesn't work for you, we are sure to still have it in the cooler for you on Wednesday. Especially this since "we" (okay "I"!) did not send an adequate reminder!!!

As blooms become more abundant we may offer a choice of three different "straight bunches" for you to select and arrange according to your own style. When we have a little of this and a little of that as we often do during mid-June, we are more likely to style a bouquet for you.

Thank you to Sofie Van Steerteghem for taking over bouquet making!!!!

 

Posted 6/18/2018 2:42pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Evening Everyone!

Here's a jump start on your menu planning for the week:

Summer Share, Week #2:

  • Bunch of Carrots
  • 2 Head of Lettuce 
  • Bunch of Scallions
  • Bunch of White Salad Turnips
  • Cooking Greens, you choose 2: Bok Choy, Kale, Chard, Broccoli Rabe
  • 2lbs of Spring Roots: Fennel, Kohlrabi, and Green Garlic

I love raw vegetables, but sometimes you have to cook, even in the summer! Here's a few recipes that I've been looking at today while I was working on the retail order for the farm. I've decided that we are choosing the Broccoli Rabe because I want to make Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe. I'll be picking up some sausages from Pat's Pastured to add to the recipe either Chorizo or Kielbasa, super simple! And I think I'll be making a chicken on my grill and using some lemon and Fennel as aromatics Roast Chicken with Lemon and Fennel. And here's a great (short!) article on Kohlrabi if you are looking for inspiration: 5 Tasty Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi Basically, you can prepare Kohlrabi any way you prepare potatoes!

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 that email.

Pick up is Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at the Tent 10 - 6. Your pick up day is whichever you signed up for originally. The Farmstand will be open when you are there and Jordan Brother's Seafood Truck will be there today from 2 - 6. 

See you at the Farm!

Jen G.

Posted 6/18/2018 2:41pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Evening Everyone!

Here's a jump start on your menu planning for the week:

Summer Share, Week #2:

  • Bunch of Carrots
  • 2 Head of Lettuce 
  • Bunch of Scallions
  • Bunch of White Salad Turnips
  • Cooking Greens, you choose 2: Bok Choy, Kale, Chard, Broccoli Rabe
  • 2lbs of Spring Roots: Fennel, Kohlrabi, and Green Garlic

I love raw vegetables, but sometimes you have to cook, even in the summer! Here's a few recipes that I've been looking at today while I was working on the retail order for the farm. I've decided that we are choosing the Broccoli Rabe because I want to make Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe.  And I think I'll be making a chicken on my grill and using some lemon and Fennel as aromatics Roast Chicken with Lemon and Fennel. And here's a great (short!) article on Kohlrabi if you are looking for inspiration: 5 Tasty Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi Basically, you can prepare Kohlrabi any way you prepare potatoes!

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. It is a huge hit at our farmstand in Wrentham. We think you'll like it!

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 that email.

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

See you at the Market!

Jen G.

Posted 6/12/2018 5:57am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good morning!

Welcome to the Summer Share email. Each week, I will be sending you an email of what to expect in your share for the week. This year, we are running things a little differently than last year. When you get to the Farm (pick up for summer is in the Tent), you will see a big chalk board with the week's Share info on it. In some cases you will have a few choices. Bring your bags and head to the White Barn Farm.

Summer Share, Week #1:

  • Bunch of Swiss Chard
  • Head of Lettuce - this is a head of Bergman's Green! We are proud to be able to share this with our Share customers! It is the largest lettuce we grow!
  • Bunch of Scallions
  • Bag of Greens, you choose one: Salanova (WBF salad mix), Baby Kale, Spicy Salad Mix and Arugula
  • Bunches, you choose 2: Radish, Salad Turnips, Kohlrabi and Fennel
  • Bunches you choose 1: Bok Choy, Napa Cabbage, Green Garlic and Sprouting Broccoli (while it lasts!)

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 that email.

Pick up is Today, Wednesday or Thursday at the Tent 10 - 6. Your pick up day is whichever you signed up for originally. The Farmstand will be open when you are there and Jordan Brother's Seafood Truck will be there today from 2 - 6. 

See you at the Farm!

Jen G.

Posted 6/7/2018 10:24am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi Everyone!

No, say it isn't so! This is the final week of the Spring Share - That went fast! We still have some room in the Summer Share. Last I checked there were only 11 spaces for Wednesday and 10 for Thursday pick ups. Sign up online: Summer Share Sign Up. And drop off your payment tomorrow at the tent while you are picking up your final Spring Share.

Summer Share is $400 for 20 weeks. Pay by cash or check.

And here it is:

  • Head of Lettuce
  • Bag of Salanova, the White Barn Farm salad mix
  • Bunch of Radish
  • Bunch of Scallions
  • Bunch of Green Garlic
  • Bunch of Bok Choy
  • Bunch of Dill
  • Bunch of your choice: baby Kohlrabi or baby Fennel

We haven't had Kohlrabi on our list yet this year. Not sure what to do with it? Luckily Martha Stewart has our back: What to do with Kohlrabi? There are several recipes listed, one with Radish too!

Looks like we have the makings of a great salad and some roasting/grilling veggies. Add that dill to some fish from Jordan Brothers (at the Tent from 2 - 6 every Tuesday and Friday). 

You can probably tell that I'm not hungry because I've hardly mentioned our other products. But as always, we will have pasture raised eggs and meat from Pat's Pastured, bread from Iggy's Bread of the World, and cheese from Narragansett Creamery and Beltane Farms!

We continue to have plants for sale, so fill up those corners of your gardens that still need a tomato plant! Or pepper, or flowers, there is still a good selection available.

See you at the Farm,

Jen G