Farm Happenings at Riehm Produce Farm
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Farm Happening (13th DELIVERY SUMMER)

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Diane Riehm

The carrot crop is being harvested by the wagon loads right now!! 

We planted purple, yellow, orange, and white carrots.

This makes it easy to get your 5-colors-a-day into your diet.

Did you know the carrots original color is white?

The Dutch began adding beta carotene to grow "orange" carrots in the 17th century to honor their national color.

Thanks goes out to Mike Sooy of Old Fort Church for capturing a picture of this year's corn maze with his drone. 

If you remember watching Scooby Doo as a child,

Then you'll know Shaggy and the Mystery Van await in every scene. 

Discover the maze or enjoy many more adventures at Riehm's Barnyard Fun this season. 

Available on weekends Starting September 28th.

The ever so popular Katlettes Tops are in this week's Veggie Bag.

They are a cross between Kale and Brussels sprouts. 

Kalettes have been developed entirely through natural processes and is therefore a non- GMO vegetable. The breeders of Kalettes do not produce any GMO varieties.

How do you to eat Kalette Tops?

Combine Kalettes, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Spread in an even layer on a large, rimmed baking sheet. Roast in the lower third of the oven until just tender and browned in spots, about 10 minutes.

"Healthy soil makes healthier veggies, which makes a healthier you." - Farmer, Phil Riehm.  


The Fall/Winter CSA Veggie Box sign-up is NOW OPEN!
OH SO GOOD! A slightly exciting different from the "summer" Veggie Boxes,

Here are the next season’s details for you to review:
  • An extra full canvas bag of fresh and storage vegetables "enough to use for (2) weeks" since most of the veggies like carrots and potatoes keep well.
  • Fall/Winter season will start on November 1st
  • Pick-ups will be Twice (2) a month from November to February 
  • Limited pick-up locations. 
  • We decrease the number of farm shares in the Fall/Winter season.  So don't hesitate to sign up early!
  • Please check the day and times, as many of them have changed for the Fall/Winter Season.
Here is what we have scheduled to harvest:

Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Kale, Lettuce, Sweet potatoes, Fall squash, Kohlrabi, Spinach, Brussels sprouts, Leeks/onion, Cabbage, Potato, Kalettes and a few choice Herbs.

We now have auto-renew for the Fall/Winter farm shares:

If you received the Fall/Winter shares "last year" you will not have to do anything!!  And all your prices remain the same as last Fall/Winter shares prices. Date for auto new coming soon! Watch your emails.  Your membership will be auto-renewed and your credit card charged according to the payment plan that you have selected. 

** If you DID NOT have a Fall/Winter share last year you will need to sign up on-line. 

Click here to begin the sign up process at anytime.


We are seeing and hearing some amazing things with this year's Farm Flowers on the "extras" list.

  * The Jun family added farm flowers to their Weekly Veggie Share. Look at the picture above and see how creative she was. They look so pretty in the pitcher rather than a vase.

*  One gentleman, sent his wife to get the Weekly Veggie Bag while he was out of town and surprised her with Farm Flowers.

*  A lady's husband, ended up in the hospital and expressed how convenient it was to order the Farm Flowers to take with her for a visit.


AUGUST 26 - 30



FRUIT FORECAST PREDICTION - Riehm's own Melon, or Peaches, or Nectarines. 

Your farmers,
Phil, John & Diane,


“We help busy people get weekly, farm fresh meals on the table so they feel healthy and full of ideas as to what’s for dinner.”