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Posted 5/4/2016 1:38pm by Jill Rendleman.

Reminder to pick up your share tomorrow, Thursday!  Members can look for baby lettuce mix, toscano kale, new radishes, green onions, and mint the best.  

Co op   4pm to 6pm  PLEASE CALL OR TEXT TO LEAVE IN COOLER 618 308 0217.

Town Square Market  4pm to 7pm

Farm Pickup anytime after 2pm

Home Delivery  beginning at noon  

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/28/2016 2:13am by Jill Rendleman.

Member pickup reminder. Remember to bring your boxes!  Look for greens, lettuce, spinach, fresh oregano and more!

Co-op 4pm to 6pm

Town Square 4pm to 7pm

Home Delivery  beginning at noon.

Farm Pickup  anytime after 2pm!

 

Take care.  Please call or contact if you will not be able to pick up this week.  your farmer, jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/22/2016 6:30am by Jill Rendleman.

Members will be enjoying a box containing head lettuce....in this case a crunchy romaine.   Also in your box are two asian greens,  pac choi and tatsoi.  I take my large chef knife and slice them both into one inch pieces and stir fry.  Add some carrots or red pepper for color.  Great on rice.   Both also hold up very well for any veggie soup.  Take some chicken broth and heat through, then add the chopped pac choi and/or tatsoi and you have a healthy light soup. You can add a few noodles to make it more hardy.  The herb mint is included as we approach Derby weekend......for now, i add mint sprigs to a pitcher of water and keep it in the fridge.  Mint water is soothing to the digestive system and refreshing.   Mixed red and green kale with kale flowers is sweet this spring, it makes a pretty salad, or just add it to hot oil, cook down a bit, add minced garlic and salt and you have it.  Pic below is from my kitchen stove.  Here is something about kale's nutritional qualities I copied from the "top 10 veggies to eat."

.Kale  This marvellous vegetable tops our list of healthy greens and is literally one of the most nutritious foods by weight. Key Benefits: Kale is anti-inflammatory, reduces oxidative stress, and is a potent antioxidant. Kale aids detoxification. Kale contains over 45 flavonoids including quercitin and kaempferol. Kale helps lower cholesterol. Kale is rich glucosinolates, which form the anti-cancer agent isothiocyanate. Contains Vitamin A, C, K, B6, calcium and magnesium. TIP: It is best cooked by lightly steaming for approximately 5 minutes in order to reduce the oxalic acid content in the kale. Oxalic acid in high amounts can prevent mineral absorption.




 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/20/2016 7:30am by Jill Rendleman.

We have been busy planting tomatoes and preparing potato and beet plots as well.  The entire seed house hear is filled to the brim with little plants waiting for their new home.  What beautiful weather we have had!  

Please CALL or TEXT myself at 6183080217 or Faylin at 6187131826 if you have any changes or questions!  Look for more luscious greens and lettuces for your overwintered immune system!   Thanks for your patience with the first CSA last week.  

Neighborhood Co op:  4pm to 6pm Thursday

Town Square Market:  4pm to 7pm Thursday  (no later than 7pm)

Home Delivery:  beginning at about noon this week.

Farm Pickup:  Anytime after 2pm on Thursday.  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/15/2016 8:44am by Jill Rendleman.

Thanks for all your patience on this first CSA delivery day.  If you have any questions or any issues, please CALL or TEXT me at 618-308-0217.

In your box you will find a lovely mix of small kales and kale flowers.....very sweet.  You can mix up a little extra virgin olive oil, rice vinegar, and honey...maybe a touch of mustard and squeeze on some lemon or lime....a great and very healthy salad.  We add nuts and or raisins, apples, pears...sometimes red onion.  

Also, some new chard....thats the red leaves with green....with veins.  Chard to me is best lightly stir fried with a bit of olive oil and garlic, but it is also wonderful in soups.  Chard and lentil soup is one of my favorites.  There are lots of recipes for this if you do a search.

Also....a big bunch of parsley.  Parsley and noodles with a little parmesan or mozzarella makes a great meal in itself.  Parsley over wintered is highly nutritious.  Too much parsley?  cut up and freeze for adding to soups later on....or set on plate in kitchen and let dry.  It will stay good in your fridge in a bag or cloth for some time.  

Lettuce.......late spring romaine, red and greens.  not the prettiest romaine we have ever grown, but pull back the first layer and there is some wonderful crunchy lettuce in there!

Our website at www.allseasons-farm.com has a recipe section, this recipes were collected from CSA farms all over the country and they are really great......some from the more famous east coast farm to table restaurants.  

Enjoy!   your farmer, jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/11/2016 6:11pm by Jill Rendleman.

CSA membership has some special benefits I don't speak about enough.  Here is one:  if you have family or friends you want to bring out to the farm for a special one on one tour of a certified organic farm......bring them out for a personal tour of the farm with your farmer, jill.  We will talk about our growing practices and management of an organic farm.  It is amazing how many children have not ever been on a farm these days, so it something entertaining for children or out of town guests.  They will see bees, organic soils, butterflies, and pick and taste off the vine veggies.  The tour generally takes about 20 min with added time for questions, then you can have a picnic on the farm or wander the 40 acres of natural woodland habitat and fresh water creek........or travel on  to Owl Creek Vineyard, about 3 miles away, for some award winning hard cider and wines.  The best days for me to give tours are Mon, Tues, or Saturday, Sunday.  Other days are good if I have enough advance notice.  





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 4/7/2016 4:00pm by Jill Rendleman.

Welcome to All Seasons Farm CSA 2016!  

Its been a busy spring getting beds ready and seeds started.  The beautiful weather is giving us some beautiful lettuces and greens to start the season.  The first delivery is always eventful, so please do not hesitate to CALL or TEXT me at 618-308-0217 with any questions or changes.  

Here is the schedule for Thursday April 14th:

Neighborhood Co op:  Farm Manager Faylin will be there to welcome new and returning managers.  Starting at 4pm to 6pm.

Town Square Market:  4pm to 7pm. Shares will be in the back.

Farm Pickup:  anytime after 2pm.  Share will be in tall white barn, cooler on the left.  Look for signs.  If you need directions, please look at our website or give me a call at 618 308 0217.

Home Delivery:  Will start early at around 9am.  

We so appreciate your membership and we know you will be happy.  The CSA will start up with lettuces and greens and move to other veggies as the season warms up.  Do no hesitate to call or text me anytime.....i am not good at email replies!  

Your farmer,  Jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 2/10/2016 12:50pm by Jill Rendleman.

Spring/summer CSA is filling up at a steady pace, so you might want to consider reserving a membership in the next few weeks.  

Looking forward to the probability of an early spring and that means great lettuce, greens, and asparagus growing weather.  About  now i start thinking about those red heirloom tomatoes of summer and the crunchy euro cucumbers.  

Returning members can use your debit or credit card online at www.allseasons-farm.com, ( select RETURNING MEMBER) through Paypal, or through Paypal's "bill me later" option, or if you call i can take debit or credit cards over the phone, or you can just send a check to the farm.  

Call me for questions.  Keep track of our heirloom organic apple tree plantings this spring by liking All Seasons Farm on Facebook.  

Take care, your farmer, jill

618 308 0217

 

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 2/10/2016 12:38pm by Jill Rendleman.

Members will enjoy a great box this week of mixed greens, midget sweet potatoes, chard and or kale, frozen vacuum packed ginger for warm winter teas(more on what to do with this later), and other remains of the winter growing season.  This will be our last share delivery for the season so PLEASE ROUND UP YER BOXES!!!  We will still have winter kale after this week, so if you want to come out and pick some after this week, just give me a CALL or TEXT.   No charge for members, however picking is for you and your household, not the whole neighborhood or all your kin.  :-)

Spring shares will begin in late March or early April depending on the weather and sun light hours.  We are busy making soil blocks and planning for delicious spring/summer shares.  

Thank you so much for your support and ideas this season.  Your farmer,   jill   618  308 0217 

Winter harvest so much nicer than summer!





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 2/3/2016 1:46pm by Jill Rendleman.

Winter is here but we have been getting lots of spring soil work done in preparation of the new season!  We do soil tests on each plot and add compost or bone meal or sea kelp, or whatever it is the soil test tells us the soil needs for optimum healthy plants that hold lots of nutrition....and thus taste and look good.  Many people who have seen fresh foods look bigger and prettier in big box stores over the last 30 years, have a hard time relating pretty food to food that tastes good...because much of this  pretty food has been hybridized and cultivated to withstand 3-8 weeks of shipping and to be thrown around in big containers on trucks and NOT to have high levels of nutrition and thus good taste. However, it is possible to grow foods that both look pretty AND TASTE GOOD.  Organic growing methods, which do not allow toxins or genetically modified plants and seeds, focus on soil nutrition......and foods grown on soils that hold lots of nutrition are naturally healthy tasting.  To see this in action.......watch the Cobden Head Start kids that come tour our farm each year......guess what, they sneak down the kale rows to find the best looking kale and eat it right there!  In your own garden, you may have noticed that rabbits go for the best looking lettuce in the row......their noses are so much more sensitive than ours, and they can smell the nutrition of the healthiest plants!  They are NOT scavengers, but very selective of the choicest picks!  

See you tomorrow for CSA Pickup Day......same times, same places as last week.   CALL OR TEXT ME WITH ANY CHANGES, QUESTIONS 618-308-0217  your farmer, jill





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

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