Farm Happenings

2019 Planned Closures

April 13, 2019 Yadira Ruiz

We don't relish having to close but sometimes weary farmers need to take some time off to rest, spend time with family and as is the case for us this year, get married! General Farm Closures and Schedule Adjustments: July 2-9, closed for all farm business. Re-open on July 10 to resume business as usual. Monday July 15th, deliveries will happen between 1-3 pm.No change to on-farm pick-up. August 20-29th, closed for all farm business. Re-open on Friday August 30 to resume business as usual.  

2018 Wrap up

December 15, 2018 Yadira Ruiz

2018 Wrap up

The food traditions you hold are part of our daily lives. Your food ways affect us. We are humbled to be a part of them.

Oh deer...

October 20, 2018 Yadira Ruiz

Oh deer...

I think we've all noticed the weather patterns seem different this year. We enjoyed a mild and drier than normal spring and prolonged summer. Now we are enjoying a glorious albeit dry autumn. At first glance we might rejoice at being able to enjoy the outdoors without donning our rainproof gear but it doesn't come without sacrifice. Here at the farm, the change in weather this year has meant heavy deer predation. We speculate that the greenery they normally eat dried up all too fast and they traveled closer to town where they found lush gardens. A few lucky deer...

Fresh ideas: New Potato Salad and Fennel Slaw

May 31, 2018 Yadira Ruiz

Nate's Dilly Slaw As farmers we don't always have time prepare the kinds of meals we prefer to eat. We love "slow food" but sometimes you gotta get creative with limited time and the need to clean out the fridge. This past week Nate threw together these ingredients as a sandwich spread and it was delicious. I took the left over dressing and made slaw last night, another success! In the original recipe he used fermented kale hot sauce that was gifted to us by one of our long time customers, Sam. Since most of you are not going to...

Wrapping up 2017

January 01, 2018 Yadira Ruiz

Happy New Year!  Thank you all for being a part of our community. We are deeply grateful to each one of you who came out to pitch in with farm chores, ordered food, stopped by the farm stand, referred a friend, dropped off treats, made it out to an event to say hello, or asked to be added to our weekly list. 2018 marks our fourth year as farmers/business owners at Sunbow and each year our goal is to go bigger while making strides towards excellence. Our version of that is mostly to take many small steps in the right direction, at...