Happy Food Day!; Orders & Mkts for 10/26

Happy Food Day, everyone! (It’s like Earth Day…for Food.) A day for celebrating real food, organic and sustainable farms, local food, and access to this real, organic food.


We’re doing our part – by picking (for market and orders)…


storing (root crops for dolling out over the next few weeks)…149

pulling in from the fields all the fruits that won’t live past the frost that is expected in the next few days (tomatoes, peppers, eggplants)…005

and spraying biodynamic preps.


We are thrilled with our humble farm stand (in-the-rough) this week! Stay tuned as we make it better, weatherproof, and with beautifully displayed produce (and bread). We still have quite a lot of tomatoes, peppers, and greens. 145

Feel free to stop by and serve yourself. This is an honor system, leave your money set up. Enjoy the benefits allowed by shopping outside of the mainstream system!


This week’s harvest includes:

Our Farm Share Bag (consisting of the items in the Farm Share this week, in one easy to order option), Arugula, Asian Greens (Pac/Bok Choi, Komatsuna, Yukina Savoy), Basil, Broccoli, Carrots, Chard, Chinese Cabbage, “Regular” Cabbage, Cilantro, Collards, Eggplant, Escarole, Endive, Frisee, Garlic, Hearty Mix, Kale, Lettuce, Peppers (Bell, Padrone, Hungarian Wax, Anaheim, & Jalapeno), Radish (black), Salad Mix, Spinach, Turnips (Hakurei) …plus Naturally Leavened, Hearth Baked Bread.

Market Share CSA Members: Choose your selection through our Online StoreEveryone else: Everything on our tables at the farmers’ markets are available for you to purchase and enjoy. Please do!

We will be at to the South of the James market  and Brandermill Green Market this weekend and every weekend this season until they close. Market Share CSA members may place an order for pick up at the farm, SOJ or BGM market, or simply show up at our booth to spend your credit       

FYI – Events This week:

Thursday, Oct 24th: Janet and Dan are participating in a discussion about food and (organic) farming in the Richmond area at a Food Day event at the William Byrd Community House. (The event is not open to the public, but the results of the discussions will be made public; Media reps are invited. See link for details.)

Sunday, Oct 27th: Millwood School Bobcat Blast 5k! We will be there with our produce and bread. Race registration is open to the public. Events get rolling at 11 am. Join us!

Coming up…Nov 7 and Nov 12, 6:30 pm: We are partnering with Good Health Herbs to offer two “Food Farmacy” classes at the herb shop. Learn more here.

Enjoy ~

Janet, Dan, and the whole Broadfork crew

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