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Friday
Feb022018

New Year, New Ideas, New Products (January 2018 Update)

UNM EDUCATION CENTER
A few weeks ago we sent out a survey asking for your opinion on classes here at the farm. Thank you for your feedback! We've been reviewing the information with our team and we're currently creating a schedule for the upcoming year. In the next few days we'll have all of the details for 2018 classes available on our website. We'll send an email to you when it's ready - just keep an eye on your inbox!

MILK UPDATE
We purchased additional cows, most of them have calved (along with many of our "regulars"), plus the weather has been unseasonably warm, so we have more milk! We haven't sold out at all during the month of January. If you need milk and want to avoid the opening rush, just come a little later. We have plenty of this raw goodness on the shelves!


NEW PRODUCT - TURKEY JERKY
This stuff magic in a stick. Our pastured ground turkey, seasoned and then smoked in our smokehouse here at the farm. Available while supplies last as turkeys are a once-a-year process around here. (Ingredients: Brown sugar, pepper, garlic, salt, hickory smoke)


BULK ORDERS FOR DECEMBER
Going into winter is a great time to stock your freezer with healthy, local meats. Our next bulk orders will be available FEBRUARY 22 & 24. Deposits are due this SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3. Corriente & Angus beef, pork, lamb and salmon are all available. Do you want to try our meat before you make a big purchase? Stop by our farm store and pick up some separate cuts.

MARVELOUS MICROGREENS
Did you know we have an underground greenhouse here at the farm? And currently there are amazing microgreens growing inside! Pictured here are broccoli, sunflower and peas, and we also have radish & kale in stock. They taste fresh and crisp and make the best salads. Grab some next time you're here - $4 for a bag of healthy goodness.


COOKING WITH KRISTEN
Tried a new recipe last week for dinner and we all gave it a thumbs up. I made a few variations in order to use more products from the farm:

- substituted ground turkey for the chicken (we're out of chicken for a few more weeks)
- homemade chicken broth
- substituted kale microgreens and pea microgreens for the kale
- used Monterey Jack RAW cheese

It was a simple, quick meal with basic, healthy ingredients. Try it out! You can find the recipe here:
CHEESY CHICKEN , KALE & SWEET POTATO SKILLET MEAL


LOCAL EGGS = BEST EGGS
A recent article was a great reminder to buy eggs from your local farm, where chickens are legitimately raised outdoors. Our birds eat green sprouts all year long while they run and scratch and stretch their wings. They are simply given their natural right to enjoy being a chicken.

"The organic label stated that the laying hens were raised 'with outdoor access.' ...Only it wasn’t true, at least not in the way most of us would understand outdoor access. Produced for Walmart’s private label by Cal-Maine Foods in Chase, Kansas, the hens lived in industrial, multi-story barns with tiny portholes and long ramps to access enclosed porches. No soil or vegetation. No fresh air or sunshine." You can read the rest of the article here:

Is Wal-Mart Defrauding Customers Into Spending More for "Organic" Eggs?


FARM HUMOR

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