This Week for Broadfork…orders & mkt for 4.4.2015

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A few warm, windy days make us vegetable growers so very happy. 
copra planting
We are enthusiastically putting as many plants in the ground as we can, and feeding them good, organic love to help them grow, grow, grow.
Things are moving along at a clip around here these days, as seeds continue to get started in the greenhouse, beds are prepped in our fields, plants are transplanted, finishing touches are going up on the barn (get ready for the unveiling of our new CSA member pick up area/farm stand in the next few weeks!), and farmers’ market supplies are getting dusted off and loaded up in the market van.
We’ll see everyone at the South of the James market this weekend, in Forest Hill park, from 9:00-12:00.
Remember to mark your calendars for  our Plant Sale and Farm Tour: May 9th. Plant Sale: 1-5 pm. Farm Tour: 2:30 pm20150326_153724[1]Check out the new barn, featuring farm stand and CSA member pick up area, and join in a guided walking tour of our abundant vegetable farm in Chesterfield county to learn how we manage the soil and plants for optimum health, nutritional content, and overall deliciousness!  {No fee for the tour. Family friendly. Please – no pets.}

Available for Market Share CSA members to choose from this week:
Chard, Salad Mix, Spinach, Kale (curly or red russian), Microgreens, Pepper Jelly, Fermented Jalapenos, and naturally leavened Hearth Baked Bread.

2015 Market Share CSA Members: Reserve your selection online to pick up on Saturday, April 4 at our farm, at Good Health Herbs, or at the South of the James market.

**Anyone may order select goods from us, when available, through Fall Line Farms, Richmond’s online farmers’ market. You can use discount code “broadfork” to earn a complimentary 6 month subscription.

AND – those of you wanting to sport our beautiful (and organic!) t-shirts and/or hoodies, you can now order them directly from the printer, in the size and color of your choosing! See our online shirt shop to place your order. We can’t wait to see you sporting these! Huge thanks, as always, to the talented Jennifer Strader for drawing the artwork for us.

Enjoy ~
Janet, Dan, and the rest of the Broadfork crew
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Reminder: Our next Farm Tour is Saturday, May 9th at 2:30. Our Plant Sale is also that afternoon, from 1:00 – 5:00, where you can shop from our full selection of transplants for your garden. Please plan to join us, and spread the word!
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Certified Naturally Grown farm in search of (in exchange for cash or vegetables)…
:: Area rug approximately 6×9′ or bigger (to use in the area we are making in the barn in which our children may play and rest comfortably during work days)

**Note from our favorite livestock farm: Ault’s Family Farm now has rabbit meat available. There are rumors that you may be able to reserve chickens from them in the future. Send them a note if you are interested, and tell them you want to pick up at Broadfork. 🙂 aultsfamilyfarm@gmail.com

**If you wish to invest in our farm, order from us in 2015, and have first access to our harvest, please Sign up for our 2015 CSA seasonThough the main harvest season is still ahead of us, your investment now allows us the funds needed in the early season.


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