The Benefits of Becoming a CSA Member – And a New Recipe!
One thing we never get sick of sharing with our food and farm family is our love of CSA. By becoming a member not only do you help invest in our farm’s future and assure we can provide delicious and wholesome organic food for generations to come but you also get first pick of our […]
A CSA Week Celebration + Giveaway!
Getting any opportunity to celebrate all things CSA is exciting for us here at Elmwood Stock Farm, and we’re excited to be participating in this year’s CSA week! And this year feels particularly special as we honor our 20th year of offering CSA to our customers and community. From forty-five members the first year to […]
Join the Fun with a Summer CSA Share!
It’s officially January! The holiday rush is over, decorations have been put away, and we’re all getting back into the swing of things. As farmers, our work is cyclical and there is no real “off season,” but that doesn’t mean we don’t play favorites. And boy are we dreaming of summer. The days are longer […]
Year Round Growing
January 13-19, 2020 Thanks for signing up for Elmwood Stock Farm’s 2020 winter CSA program. Most of you are “year-round” members, and we very much appreciate your vote of confidence in choosing where you want to source your food. We do take your commitment seriously. With your support of the farm, we can take on […]
The Book on 2019
December 16-22, 2019 As this is the last distribution of 2019, it’s again time to thank you for your loyalty to good food, and please know that I am sincere. Knowing you are excited about gathering your family’s sustenance for the week, along with being at the right place at the right time for collecting […]
December 2-8, 2019 While our family was saying the blessing before Thanksgiving Dinner, I kept one eye open and respectfully admired the sustenance that lay before me. It was all there: turkey, dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, spinach something or another, kale salad, Kay’s scalloped oysters, fresh fruit, and both a fork and spoon above the […]
Thanksgiving 2019, Welcome to Winter
November 18-24, 2019 With temps in the teens and measurable snow that hung around for days along the path behind the tool shed last week, it’s safe to say the wrath of winter is upon us. That’s not to say we don’t have our winter harvest of greens protected from the fury under freeze blankets […]
November 4-10, 2019 Since a thirst for knowledge seems to be part of what makes us human, let’s look at where we are at the moment. Since Cyrus McCormick started strapping industrial equipment onto steel wheels in the 1830s, the advances in industrialization of our nation’s food supply have become something Cyrus could never have […]
Settling in for Winter
October 21-27, 2019 There’s a lot going on out here on the banks of the Elkhorn in October with all of the vegetables and other crops. That’s why they call it the “harvest moon” this time of the year. With the last tomatoes holding out; the fall greens coming into their favorite season; the process […]
On the Other Side
October 7-13, 2019 Welcome to newcomers in the Elmwood Fall 2019 CSA shareholder program, and howdy to summer season folks. What we just came through is the longest dry spell since humans started writing it down every day here in the Central Bluegrass. Add in the warmest, no hottest, September since meteorology became somebody’s job […]