Hurray! It's everyone's favorite time of the year- STRAWBERRY SEASON!
Check out Farmer Phil and his family enjoying some family time on the farm picking strawberries.
It's crucial to follow these simple steps for strawberries to last longer!
- Mix 1 tablespoon of vinegar and 1 1/2 cup of water and squish around for about 10 seconds in the solution.
- Air-dry for 5 minutes or dry with paper towel.
- Store in a container lined with paper towels.
BOOM! Your strawberries may keep for 5-7 days!
Do you love asparagus but worry about it's shorter shelf life?
It's a no-brainer when you store them in a vase with ONLY a half inch of water.
Fits well on the refrigerator door.
Now that you have better control over the foods you put into your body and some storage tips to make life a little easier, let's talk about a way that YOU can give back to the community.
Ever want to help the people around you and not sure what to do?
Everyone needs healthy foods in their diet, but some folks have limited access to it.
DONATE NOW $25 or more towards a 2021 Summer Weekly Veggie Box Share!
- Login to your account
- Click "My Farms"
- Select "Place Order"
- Scroll down and add "2021 Summer Donate"
Donations will go directly to impoverished people for fresh vegetables weekly.
Read about the mom who followed up with us to tell us how appreciative her family is and how they LOVE their 1st bag already.
* As a single mom of 3 children Elaine puts her heart into her work with disabled clients at Kan-Du Studio. She has already expressed to us that she will be sharing with them if they are in need of fresh and healthy produce.
Catch up on the second family donation next week...to be continued.
[FOR THOSE WHO "ADDED-ON" TO YOUR SHARES "WHEN YOU SIGNED UP"]
See schedule below:
FULL SAEAON FRUIT FORECAST PREDICTION - Strawberries for the first and rhubarb for the second fruit.
EGG SHARES - If you ordered every-other-week eggs and you don't get them last week, you are scheduled to receive them this week.
COFFEE-OF-THE-MONTH SHARES - The first delivery of coffee is "Bailiwicks Blend #21". A lighter roast blend that sparkles in the cup and features a fruity sweetness with bright acidity in the finish.
BREAD SHARES - The first delivery is Sunflower Seed. Made from wheat flour, whole wheat and sunflower seeds. Great for sandwiches. Second delivery is scheduled for the week of June 21.
CHICKEN-OF-THE-MONTH SHARES- Your first delivery package comes from our chicken farmers, Brian and Stacie from Anderson's Farms. They provide only the best quality healthy, local chickens. Second delivery is scheduled for the week of July 12.
Coming June 14-19:
HAMBURGER-OF-THE-MONTH SHARES - The first delivery of the Frozen 3 (one) 1 pound packages. Second delivery is scheduled for the week of July 19. No added hormone or antibiotics, born and raised on our farm, roaming over 40 acres of rotating grassy pastures.
FLOWER SHARES- Weekly flowers are starting. If you ordered every-other-week flowers and you don't get them this first delivery, you are scheduled to receive them the next week.
Coming June 21-26:
WHOLE CHICKEN-OF-THE-MONTH SHARES - The finest whole chicken produced by the Anderson family. The second delivery will be the week of July 26.
BEEF-OF-THE-MONTH SHARES - Second delivery is this week.
Coming June 28-July 3:
LATE SEASON FRUIT SHARES - Starts delivery.
P.S. Click to add Donation Shares to help your community and give back.
Farmer Phil, John & Diane Riehm
Riehm Produce Farm
“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.”