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Posted 10/10/2019 7:07am by Jill Rendleman.

More leafy goodness along with red bell peppers, potatoes, tatsoi, and more.....look for cool temps this week and look for a greens soup recipe for your tatsoi and potatoes.  yum.......  enjoy, your farmer, jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

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Posted 10/2/2019 8:19am by Jill Rendleman.

Fall CSA starts tomorrow in Cdale and Friday in Marion.  If you are not sure if you are signed up or not, or have trouble signing up, give me a CALL or TEXT at 618 308 0217.   

Members will enjoy certified organic asian greens of two types, lettuce, some ugly carrots (but good tasting), garlic and radish....maybe some fall tomatoes a bit ripe...all the makings for a great stir fry dinner.  If you have the mushroom share all the better.      Call me for any questions.  

Thank you for your support of the farm this winter!

your farmer, jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 9/29/2019 1:40pm by Jill Rendleman.

CSA start up will begin this week......thanks to those who have called or texted me at 618 308 0217 to sign you up for fall/winter!    Call or Text me if you want to sign up for this coming season or you can sign up yourself at www.allseasons-farm.com.  

I will send an email shortly to confirm those who are signed up.  If you dont get an email in the next hour it means you are not signed up for fall/winter.   

Going to be a hot week.  Working in the dust again.  Have some nice looking plants though thanks to the Cedar Lake aquifer.   Thanks to Jack and friend for coming over yesterday for the pollinator plot burn....not as scary when you have lots of help around.

your farmer, Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 9/27/2019 10:43am by Jill Rendleman.

CSA memberships are now open for the fall/winter season.  Please TEXT OR CALL (I could miss an email) me if you are not signed up and would like me to sign you up.   We limit the fall/winter memberships so let me know ASAP if you want to sign up.  Current members have priority over new signups.    I love the fall/winter CSA as the produce is more densely nutritional during a season in which we need to fully activate our immune systems.  Generally speaking there is a lot of greens, lettuce, root crops, and winter squash......I find myself craving these things in the fall as if my system is saying "store away these nutrients for the long winter seasons."  

In your first few shares expect asian greens, summer carrots, freshly dug fall potatoes, fall herbs, lettuces, and greens mix....maybe some butternut or other fall squash.   Also as extras we have 9 lb young roasting hens which are great for fall/winter soups or in dutch ovens with potatoes and herbs.  ymmm.   TEXT OR CALL if you want to add a YOUNG ROASTING HEN to any share.  Fall/Winter membership includes in the Nov or Dec share we add a young roasting hen.  These are hand raised for taste and quality and are hand processed on our farm and fast frozen using the most human and healthy processes.   

Call me for questions or to sign up!  your farmer, JillFall kale stir fry





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/29/2019 9:30am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will get a packed box this last CSA.  If you want something special...or extras let me know SOON.

Shares will include basil, eggplant, lettuce , rosemary, potatoes, grape tomatoes, garlic , cucumbers, and regular tomatoes!  whoo.   lots of picking going on yesterday.  Our "candy roaster" squash darn it is not yet ready.....if you watch your emails in the next week or so, I may ask summer members if they want some...I would deliver to same spots. same times.  

The weather is gorgeous.  Trying to get fall crops seeded for planting in the next weeks.  

I would like input from members on how we can be more earth friendly.  Currently we reuse wax boxes as many times as we can, use egg cartons from recycled paper and use them as many times as we can, we use paper bags for potatoes and other root crops, but plastic is what we consistently use on lettuces and greens.  Our plan is to go to recycled paper on as many items as possible, versus plastic bags.  Looking for a good source.   Finally, our farm and home will be going off the grid soon with a solar energy system by AES Solar.  It is the right thing to do and the incentives are good for businesses and homeowners.  

Head Start children learn how to start veggies! 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/22/2019 9:19am by Jill Rendleman.

Return boxes this week or next PLEASE!  We recycle wax boxes to save trees and to keep CSA priced at wholesale.  

More sweet corn, bell pepper,  potatoes, baby mixed lettuce, and garlic.  We have  a LOT of eggplant if anyone wants extras.  Also basil.  Let me know this week or early next if you want extras!  

Next week  is likely our last summer CSA week, however you can still order individual items online and pickup times would be the same.  Things will be limited as we start into fall planting season, our second spring, move hightunnels and chicken houses, amend soils, get ready for the fall winter season.  

Its been a rocky, but in the end, good overall CSA season, but I need your input to make things as good as they can be.  Text or call me.....this is YOUR CSA...and let me know what you would like to see.  

Next season we will offer a plastic free CSA as we have  several members who have asked.  Currently we recycle our eggs boxes, which are made from recycled paper, our plastic quart boxes, our farmer bags, and our CSA wax boxes.....always looking for suggestions from members.  Let me know.   your farmer, Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 8/8/2019 3:09pm by Jill Rendleman.

Sweet corn is on the way to members!  Along with summer lettuce, cucumbers, basil, a few beets, and bell peppers.  Its hard to decide what to eat first!  My personal favorite is the summer lettuce as its hard to come by, but sweet corn always is good.  This is organic sweet corn and there may be a few corn beetles in the tops near the silks so just cut the ends off if needed.    Summer CSA is coming in close to our ending point, estimating about four more weeks.  The mushroom shares have all been distributed.  If you would like to extend your mushroom share three to four weeks, then let me know and I will see if Flyway Farm can do it.  

Enjoy the bounty of summer!  your farmer, Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 7/31/2019 8:41am by Jill Rendleman.

Look for small but tasty little cabbages that look like alien heads but green.  Add to that carrots and some Veganese and you have an organic gluten soy free slaw!  Kale is coming, the last of this season.  Good taste, not as tender as spring.  We are braising and eating with new potatoes, which are also in your box.  

Top that off with a couple of SWEET red peppers and some garlic heads.  Its a good week!  

I am bill's sailing crew for a race in Wisconsin this weekend.....so Cleto again may b the face you see at delivery while we get packed and the boat ready.   Thank you for being so kind to Cleto, he is beginning to like dealing with customers after starting out a bit shy it being new to him.  

pepper guard kitty





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 7/29/2019 5:55pm by Jill Rendleman.

Its not my style to promote a  stain non local ingredient..but I must mention this.  I have always been very open with the Co-op.....I only buy at Krogers because they have Heilmans Mayo.   Recently I was tested positive for a number of things....resulting in my search for non dairy, non soy products.  The first thing I ran across was VEGANESS.  yes, it is better than mayo without the meat protein ingredients.......AND it does TASTE MUCH BETTER.  I dont push products, rather I introduce folks to the best alternative.  I will not ever go looking for traditional mayo ago, the vegannesse is such a light clear wonderful tasting addition.........forget the rest.  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 7/25/2019 10:03am by Jill Rendleman.

Enjoying this glorious weather!  Members will see zucchini, garlic, mixed WARM to hot peppers, tomatillos, tomatoes, basil, and eggplant in their share this week.  All then ingredients for eggplant parmesean and/or salsa.  The tomatoes are NOT looking happy as they were "cooked" when the temps got over 95 here......so plan to use them as cooking tomatoes in salsa, sauce, or other dish not as a stand alone add salt and eat tomato.  The basil is new and tender.  Here is a great ratatouille recipe from Cooks Illustrated......look to www.allseasons-farm for more recipes.  If you think you dont like eggplant.....toss slices in egg and then cover with panic crumbs then bake at high heat and turn once.....you have to get it crisp!  also for the ratatouille below you can JUST use zucchini.......I love it that way.  Enjoy.  

INGREDIENTS

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2 large eggplants (about 2 - 2 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch cubes
2 large zucchini (about 1 1/2 pounds), scrubbed and cut into 1-inch cubes
¼ cup olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 medium cloves garlic, minced
2 medium tomatoes (ripe), about 1 pound, peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves
 
SERVES 4 TO 6 AS A SIDE DISH (MAKES 7 CUPS)

For the best-flavored ratatouille, we recommend very ripe, beefsteak tomatoes.

1. Place eggplant in large colander set over large bowl; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons salt and toss to distribute salt evenly. Let eggplant stand at least 1 hour or up to 3 hours. Rinse eggplant well under running water to remove salt and spread in even layer on triple thickness of paper towels; cover with another triple thickness of paper towels. Press firmly on eggplant with hands until eggplant is dry and feels firm and compressed.

2. Adjust one oven rack to upper-middle position and second rack to lower-middle position; heat oven to 500 degrees. Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with foil.

3. Toss eggplant, zucchini, and 2 tablespoons oil together in large bowl, then divide evenly between prepared baking sheets, spreading in single layer on each. Sprinkle with salt and roast, stirring every 10 minutes, until well-browned and tender, 30 to 40 minutes, rotating baking sheets from top to bottom halfway through roasting time. Set aside.

4. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in heavy-bottomed Dutch oven over medium heat until shimmering. Add onion; reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring frequently, until softened and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and cook until they release their juices and begin to break down, about 5 minutes. Add roasted eggplant and zucchini, stirring gently but thoroughly to combine, and cook until just heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, basil, and thyme; adjust seasonings with salt and pepper and serve. (Can be covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.)

 



 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

CSA Pickup Reminder Thursday Oct 10!October 10th, 2019

More leafy goodness along with red bell peppers, potatoes, tatsoi, and more.....look for cool temps this week and look for a greens soup recipe for your tatsoi and potatoes.  yum.......  enj

CSA FALL WINTER 2019/2020 Pickup Starts Thursday/Friday Oct 3/4October 2nd, 2019

Fall CSA starts tomorrow in Cdale and Friday in Marion.  If you are not sure if you are signed up or not, or have trouble signing up, give me a CALL or TEXT at 618 308 0217.    Members

CSA FALL WINTER 2019/2020 SIGN UP Starts Thursday/Friday Oct 3/4September 29th, 2019

CSA start up will begin this week......thanks to those who have called or texted me at 618 308 0217 to sign you up for fall/winter!    Call or Text me if you want to sign up for this coming

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