INTRODUCING ANOTHER FRIEND AT WINDROSE…..
In this picture Bill is holding a beautiful king snake found on the door ledge to the greens cooler. She was very cold and slow!!
I had gone in to the cooler to get something for dinner and only saw her when I was on my way out. Bill moved her to the Little Orchard where she could warm up and be safe. King snakes and gopher snakes are really great friends on the farm. They tend to keep rattlesnakes away. And they eat critters. Truly beautiful reptiles !!
Tomatoes are coming in!! Really great cherry mixes this week. If you are grilling, the torpedo onions and shishito peppers are a must have.
Tickets are available for Tomato Tasting and Tomato Dinner – please go to the Events tab w for info!! Also , CWA’s Burgers and Brew is coming up September 4th in Creston. This is a great event with proceeds for ag scholarships.
Currently at the farmstand….
|Item||Varieties||Description||Cost per Unit||Unit|
|Apples||Gala||Small size, perfect for carmel apples||$3.00||lb.|
|Apples||Melrose||From Ohio – a wonderful tart dessert and cooking apple.||$3.00||lb.|
|Apples||Mutsu||Solid green — one of the best all-purpose.||$3.00||lb.|
|Greens – loose||Arugula||Both baby and a bit heavier – from a naturalized area – yum!||$8.00||lb.|
|Greens, Mix of kale, chard, red dandelion and chicories||Barbara’s Garden Greens #3 combines chard, kale, chicory, minutina and dandelion.||Kale plus chard, red dandelion, minutina.||$6.00||lb.|
|Onions||Torpedo / Lunga di Firenze||Best grilling, salsa onine in the world!||$3.00||lb.|
|Leeks||French||Large with long white- beautiful !!!||$4-6||lb.|
|Peppers||Shishitos||Japanese frying peppers, stir ina bowl with olive oil and sea salt, then quick fry in a hot dry iron skillet||$8.00|
|Potatoes||Mixed varieties||yellows, blues, white and pink!!!||$3.00||lb.|
|Plums||French prune plums||Perfect for tarts and jam if left to ripen more||$4.00||lb.|
|Tomatoes||cherry mix||Sungolds and about 5 other colors !||$3.00||pint|
|Tomatoes||Slicers and salad size||A good mix of heirloom reds and colors||$3.00||lb.|
|Nursery herbs||Mints and scented geraniums||Larger pots of beautiful strong plants||$6.00||6″ pots|
|OTHER PRODUCTS AT THE FARMSTAND|
|GRASS FED BEEF||Templeton Hills Beef||delivery by Labor Day||$10.00||lb.|
|EGGS||Free range – orange yolks !!!||So good !||$5.00||doz.|
|ORANGE MARMALADE||TENDER FORK – Orange Marmalade from Negranti Valencias !||Elegant marmalade to use with cheese and ice cream or just on toast||6-8$||jar|
|OLIVE OIL||GROVES ON 41 – Lemon, rosemary, garlic, basil and straight Spanish Arbequina||Beautiful flavored oils, lovely packaging, grown just a few miles away.||$8-12.00||bottle|
|VINEGARS||CHAPARAL GARDENS Blackberry Balsamic, Mission Fig, Plum-Basil, Tuscan Melody Balsamic, Head Ancho, Champagne Mimosa, Kaffir Lime, Raspberry Balsamic, Pacific Spice||Wonderful blends to use with all your winter salads and greens !!||$12-$15||bottle|
|CULINARY HONEY||THERABEE – Wild Flower, Sea Salt, Smoked Tomato Thai Chili, Chipotle Cacao, Cardamom Anise, Ginger Hibiscus, Cinnamon Vanilla, Lavender Vanilla, Walnuts in Cinnamon Vanilla||Wonderful culinary honeys to use with cheese !! SOME OF LAST IN THE COUNTY !||$16.00||each|
|SOAPS||BEST DOG SOAP IN THE WORLD !!! Lavender- Spearmint and Eucalyptus/ Spearmint / Teatree oil||Leaves your dog smelling great and helps get rid of fleas||$6.00||bar|
|JAMS AND MUSTARDS||WINE DIVA – Chardonnay rosemary, strawberry, nectarine butter, rosemary mustard||Delicious jams made locally||$6.00||jar|