Moonstruck Farms

  (Phelan, California)
Moonstruck Farms CSA
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Celery in 100 degree temps!

We continue to learn as we grow here at Moonstruck.  The irrigation is still being tweaked to maximize, but with a little shade cloth we are growing lettuce and spinach in 100 degree temps in the greenhouse...and celery!!! Wow, I would have told you you were crazy if you had told me I could grow celery in a greenhouse in 100 degree temps any given time in the past, but my experience is growing.  Cilantro tucked into a corner with nice even watering can be kept too.  All these goals are one step closer to supplying our CSA customers with all their needs on a year around basis.  The welder is already coming in handy and new panels are being built to build a larger pen for the goats so we can add a buck and babies next Spring hopefully :).  I am dreaming of cream cheese, feta and sour cream!! Filet will be kept company too since they are being moved down towards her though Molly has been doing a fine job of keeping her company and Filet rewards her with a kiss.  Michael and I walked the property and when you have only 5 acres you have to work it pretty intensively to get a good yield.  It took some convincing, but beds will be built across the front of the house which should create somewhere around another 500-700 feet of row space for potatoes, garlic, shallots, onions, leeks and anything else the critters won't eat opening up space in the protected fields in the back.  We have a beautiful rolling section in the front and Merlot grapes will be added there.  The whole rim will be surrounded by lavender plants and a flag pole surrounded by a rim of three different lavenders is definitely in the future....can't wait to have a beautiful place to hang our nation's flag.  Thank you again everyone for your support....we truly would not be here without you.  Moonstruck signing off.
 
 

New Pork Shares

One of the hard working farms in our cooperative are the Bashaws and they just came back from the butcher and packaged up three new pork shares (only 25 shares available and it will be a while for the next batch)...a lot of work goes into getting those shares ready to go from farm to your skillet.  For more info.  just email me at  moonstruckfarms@verizon.net.  A few beef shares are also available and one or two of the old pork packages. 

 

Bashaw Pork Shares 

05/11/2011 Signed Farm Share Agreement must be on file before purchase or at the time of purchase. Package A 

 $50.00 each share. 1 Package of Pork Chops (2)

 

1 pound of Bacon 1 pound of Breakfast Sausage

 

1 pound of Sweet Italian Sausage

 

1 pound of Hot Italian Sausage

 

1 Pork Steak

 

2 packages of 1 pound Cubed Pork Packages

 

2 Ham Steaks

 

1 pound of Lunchmeat

 

 

 

 

 

Package B

 

$46.00

 

1 Package of Pork Chops (2)

 

1 pound of Bacon

 

1 pound of Breakfast Sausage

 

1 pound of Sweet Italian Sausage

 

1 Pork Steak

 

2 packages of 1 pound Cubed Pork Packages

 

2 Ham Steaks

 

1 pound of Lunchmeat

 

 

 

Package C

 

$42.00

 

1 Package of Pork Chops (2)

 

1 pound of Bacon

 

2 pounds of Breakfast Sausage

 

1 Pork Steak

 

2 packages of 1 pound Cubed Pork Packages

 

2 Ham Steaks

 

1 pound of Lunchmeat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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