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This page contains news, event information, and other items added by myself, the intrepid farmer-in-process at Old 99. I send out a message every week, but most are set with a delete date about two weeks later. I archive some of the posts if they have content other than weekly availability of produce and meat.

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Old 99 Farm, week of Sept 30 2017

We have lots of ripe tomatoes, the yellow plum type, red slicing and jumbo beefsteak.

I look for the orders friday morning to pick for the 4pm arrival time. You can leave me a msg if you plan to pick up at a time more convenient, sat or sunday.

Eggs are back to normal pricing,but I’ll leave the beef roast 15% discount on for another week. Good selection too.

No one’s trying the young Perpetual Green chard; it is really yummy and tender. Now is prime condition for salad greens or sauteing, steaming, soups. All leaves no stem.

Also now ready are new crop carrots, beets and lettuce, to add to the squash, tomatoes (including Beefsteak), garlic, cilantro, parsley, watermelon, chives, Russet potatoes, onions, kale, spinach and arugula.

In the fruits department: apples, asian pears, and tomatoes.

Meats are still available in good selection. If you want roasting chickens for next winter, please give me your order and deposit of $5 per bird. I have beef, pork, lamb and goose in the freezer.

I’ve posted some good content on my
facebook page lately, if you haven’t friended me, please do, you’ll see a tidy collection of really current sources on the climate, and some fun stuff on farms, food and animals!

Healthy eating,
Ian and Cami