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Old 99 farm week of Oct 6, 2019


We have a new crop of swiss chard, marvelous large succulent leaves. Seems when you grow plants with larger spacing or they selfseed where they want to be, they grow better. Try and see.

Other greens: collards, kale, chicory, parsley.
Herbs: thyme, dill, basil, oregano, sage, tarragon, cicely, lovage. all fresh, piced to order.
Eggs: still three for two, or $5/doz.

Meats: beef steaks on special, 15% off. 20lb mixed pack best buy.
Pork: chops and roasts, bones and lard
Chicken: stewing hens.

Is anyone ready to place order for half or quarter beef? when I have two, I’ll take the animal to butcher.

The big week for Extinction Rebellion has started. Over sixty cities including in Canada have mass citizen action to demand governments tell the truth about climate emergency and act accordingly. See www.extinctionrebellion.ca and the international website here

Healthy eating
Ian and Cami Graham