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Farm Happenings at Urban Agrarian

Slim times for local food

Posted on January 30th, 2023
Late January is never a banner month for local sourcing, but things are especially slim right now. A bad summer growing season means there's less produce in storage this year. Usually we are able to stay stocked up on proteins, but a processing delay with our beef means we won't butcher another cow1 read more »

A few reminders about how this works

Posted on January 23rd, 2023
Hello friends -  From time to time we like to check in and answer a few of the FAQs about how your subscription works:  You box is ALWAYS customizable, but you have to change items or cancel for the week no later than Thursday at 9:30 a.m.  Almost everything in your box is local. So1 read more »

Chocolate yogurt from Amelia's Creamery

Posted on January 17th, 2023
Amelia's has a new yogurt flavor - chocolate! It's like a tangy little pudding cup.  On the produce front, these are the slim times. Local apples and other storage crops are getting very thin, and it is still a month or more away from hardy spring crops, like greens and radishes.  We're a1 read more »

We made pizza for you!

Posted on January 9th, 2023
Our kitchen's latest creation is ... frozen Italian sausage pizza! And like our lasagna, they made every part of it from scratch except for the cheese. We made a few of them available for grocery boxes this week - snag one before they're gone! (But don't worry, we'll make more soon.) Produce is a l1 read more »

Cheese and cream are back!

Posted on January 2nd, 2023
Swan Bros. Dairy is producing cream and cheese again! For months, they have had low milk supply, an issue that started in the summer due to the drought and the extreme heat (hard conditions for any mammal.) Cheese and cream are both products that dairies only produce when they have extra milk, so n1 read more »

Peas for New Years Day, plus chili

Posted on December 27th, 2022
We froze a bunch of peas from Livesay Orchards last summer with exactly this moment in mind. Purple hull peas are a close cousin to black-eyed peas, close enough that we are confident they will be just as lucky if eaten on the first day of the year.  Roy also made a new batch of chili in our k1 read more »

Last box before Christmas! Add a gift card, ham or turkey!

Posted on December 20th, 2022
Our schedule for grocery boxes is the same as always this week and next week - Friday delivery/pick-up. That means this is your chance to stock up on whatever you need for Christmas!  That might include: - Cooking staples like eggs- Brunch ingredients, like English muffin and breakfast sa1 read more »

Add on gifts: Coffee, chocolate, wine and more

Posted on December 12th, 2022
This is a reminder that you can use your grocery box like a shopping service: add on items and they will be delivered to your door or ready to pick-up along with the rest of your box.  With that in mind, we added a few NEW items this week that we carry in our stores, including Onyx coffee and1 read more »