Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Will wonders never cease! As we scoped the pastures and gardens for the welcome effects of the continuous rainfall that has blessed the farm, we noticed some collateral damage from the storms, resting in the driveway. I have heard of the phenomena of frogs, worms and fish, falling from the sky during a violent tempest, but now I am a witness!The tiny fish, the Farmer, an avid fisherman, says are shad......native to Lake Texoma and Ray Roberts. That is a long way to travel through the air. Brings a whole new perspective to Flying Fish! On a more sensible note, we are making headway in our preparations for Spring planting. The propogation houses are filling up with seed trays for planting. The ground is ready for the hoop house, that will soon be here. The Farmer's Son has jumped the gun a little and planted a round of onions. The market had its first week end opening, it was good to see our friends after a brief lull during the Christmas season. Our MARKET HOURS: Friday and Saturday from noon until 4:00 pm. We only have cow milk and cow milk products at this time. The goat milk will resume the first of March.The CSA is almost full-up. Thank you to all those who sent in their applications so quickly. More information will be posted here as we get closer to the season, around the first week in April. Valentines Day is just around the corner, we will have some special treats in the market for that special someone. From our farmstead to your table, thank you for all of your support!!!
Monday, January 23, 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Needless to say, I did not get my house cleaned, gather a box for the Goodwill, or reorganize my pantry! But I did have a good rest and am ready to put the Petals ( fruit & veggie blooms) to the Metals( rake,hoe, & shovel). The Farmstead Market will be opening on Friday of this week, with cow milk and cow milk products. We will be introducing a few new items. Our homemade laundry soap, our country breads, as well as our homemade preserves, soap, etc. from our farms produce. We will have a few green onions and some mixed salad greens this week. The goat milk will be available the first of March, and we should have produce starting the first of April. The ground beef should be plentiful again in Feb. as should be the bacon. The all natural boneless, skinless, chicken breasts will be available next week. Call or e-mail for more information. The CSA information is posted on the website randcdairy.com. We have a few spots available. AND for all of you romantics, this year, we are going to be doing Specialties for your favorite Valentine. We are going to have Chocolate dipped strawberries, Candies, cookies, and, cakes. Nothin' says lovin' like a dozen double dipped chocolate strawberries or a handful of pecan pralines! From our Farmstead to your table, thank you for all of your support!!
Friday, January 13, 2012
Monday, January 9, 2012
We are now accepting applications for our CSA 2012. A CSA is Community Supported Agriculture, where members provide support to the farm, by committing to a weekly share of what the farm produces. We are planting a wide variety of fruits, veggies and herbs to accomodate the increase in requests we have had for membership. E-mail the farm at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-429-2319 and request the information/application be sent to you, or all can be picked up at the farm. There are a limited amount of spots available. There will be deliveries made to host families in Sherman, Frisco, Aubrey, where produce shares can be picked up. There will also be a day scheduled for pickup at the farm. We are excited to begin the new season and are looking forward to sharing our bountiful harvests. From our farmstead to your table, thank you for all of your support!!