9535 US Highway 51 N, Cobden, IL 62920 Google Map 618-308-0217
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What Grows When?

Folks want to know what kind of crops are available at what times of the year.  Its a good question, with a good answer for Southern Illinois......with our long mild springs and falls farmers can use season extension techniques to grow great veggies a little earlier or a little later than expected.  Our farm's philosophy is that we work to use the power of the sun or shade cloth to give us more growing time, but we will not use artificial means to grow things that really shouldn't be grown in a particular season.  For example, in the fall we will put low tunnels over spinach, lettuce, and kale crops so that they won't be hurt by early winter winds or cold blasts.  What we won't do, is try to create an entirely artificial environment by trying to grow tomatoes in January.  

Product Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Kale Curley Green
      
Kale, Toscano
      
Winter/Spring Spinach
     
Micro Greens
   
Kale, Red Russian
      
Kale, Scarlet
   
Parsley 
Mixed Gourmet Lettuce Blend  
Head Lettuce  
Red Potatoes  
   
Pink Potatoes  
   
Blush Potatoes  
   
White Potatoes  
   
Carrots  
   
Carrots   
  
Basil  
   
Basil    
 
Arugula  
   
Red Beets  
   
Golden Beets  
   
Chioggia Beets  
   
Dill  
  
Slicing Cucumbers  
   
European Cucumbers  
   
Eggplant  
   
Free Range Pastured Eggs  
Collard Greens  
   
Garlic Scapes  
   
Green Garlic   
   
Cilantro   
   
Blueberries   
   
Green Beans Slim Gourmet   
   
Mixed Cherry Tomatoes    
   
Garlic Harvested    
Heirloom Purple Tomatoes    
   
Heirloom Red Tomatoes     
Cabbage     
   
Greesy Beans     
   
Fall Spinach       

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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