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Posted 5/25/2016 7:50am by Jill Rendleman.

The tomatoes are coming on, a few cucs are showing up, green beans and squash are planted, eggplant and peppers also now planted and happily taking root!  The on and off cool and wet weather has put a few things back, but has been good for new apple trees, spring lettuce, beets, kale and chard.  At the farm we are also busy with trying to get our circle to the farm house and roads to the barns improved a bit.  I am afraid a few pot holes will remain until we get the right fix to the problem!  New hens are not laying yet, but the older gals have really been working, so the eggs have been nice this spring.  

Remember to bring your boxes and look for lettuce, spring kale, maybe broccoli, and a few other treats this week.  Take care, your farmer jill

Co op  4pm to 6pm  please call or text if you are past 6pm 6183080217

Town Square  4pm to 7pm

Home Delivery beginning at 1pm

Farm Pickup  anytime after 2pm  call if coming after dark

kale stir fry





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

Posted 5/18/2016 8:09am by Jill Rendleman.

Thanks for bringing your boxes!  Reminder that Thursday May 19th is your share pickup date.

Co-op 4pm-6pm  thank you for calling in for late pickup. if you pickup late, please bring your old box the following week rather than leave it at the Co op.

Town Square Market  4pm to 7pm

Home Delivery beginning at 2pm

Farm Pickup  anytime after 2pm

Eggplants, Peppers, Cucs, and Tomatoes are all in the ground and growing well.  There are a few tiny cucs, and some tiny tomatoes starting to form.  Cold weather has set things back a bit, but has kept the lettuce happy for a bit longer.  The rain has been a blessing on the new apples trees and new rhubarb and asparagus plantings.  

Thanks for your patience in this blackberry 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 5/11/2016 6:07am by Jill Rendleman.

Pickup Reminder! Thanks for remembering your box.  Members can look forward to lots of great lettuces  and greens.   In the field, we are busy planting last of the heirloom apples trees, green beans, zucchini, and basil, dill, cilantro.  Oh and baby beets!   

Co-op  4pm to 6pm   please call if you are picking up after 6pm

Town Square Market  4pm to 7pm

Home Delivery   after 1pm

Farm Pickup   after 2pm  

CALL OR TEXT if you have changes.  

 





 

Jill Rendleman

All Seasons Farm

9535 US Hwy 51 N

Cobden, Illinois  62920

www.allseasons-farm.com

facebook.com/AllSeasonsFarm

          

 

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

          

 

CSA Pickup Reminder Thursday Dec 6 and Marion Friday Dec 7December 6th, 2018

Pac choi, two different kinds, sweet peppers and a few warm peppers (warm peppers are in the paper bag) , locally grown non GMO rice.....and some great lettuce.....all the makings of a stir fry week.

CSA Pickup Reminder Thursday Nov 29 and Marion Friday Nov 30November 28th, 2018

Ready for greens after all the white stuff at Thanksgiving?.......only the spinach and my neighbors wonderful cranberries saved us from the white stuff, mashed potatoes, turkey, gravy, dress

CSA STILL ON Main Roads Clear! Thur NOV 15th Cdale and Friday Nov 16th MarionNovember 15th, 2018

Pac choi and lettuce and baby lettuce and fall potatoes with dill.   A nice healthy box for cold weather!   TUESDAY NOV 20 PICKUP NEXT WEEK for all locations.....same times, same locations.

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