Rainbow Ranch Farms

  (Pinon Hills, California)
Organic, free-range, pastured, grass-fed/finished, heritage-breeds,
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C.S.A. Pick-Up Jan. 4th 2014

Jon Pieter Dow: Author, Novelist, Writer (The Suldonon (Western Spheres Trilogy) Milking Nigerian Dwarf goats at Rainbow Ranch Farms. Stop by on Saturday during C.S.A. farm pick-up and say hello.

 

Photo Link:: Jon Milking Nigerian Dwarf goats: http://rainbowranchfarms.blogspot.com/2014/01/sat-jan-4th-2014-farm-pick-up.html 

 
 

Pure-Breed REX-RABBITS:

Pure-Breed REX-RABBITS: For show, exhibition, breeding, great pets, or delicious and nutritious "Low-Fat" meat. Now 4 Sale! 

 

 

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Next Home-Farm Event: Feb. 10th


   

Our next home-farm, event is scheduled for Sun. Feb. 10th. Gates open at 11:00 A.M. Please RSVP. 

 

   

 Rainbow Ranch Farms, Heritage -Breed, Pastured, Free-Range Poultry,is grown without any grains. No G.M.O's, and Gluten-Free!

 

Cattle pasture in the garden. Corn-Free, Soy-Free, G.M.O.-Free, Grain-Free Beef! www.rainbowranchfarms.blogspot.com

 

 After the last harvest of summer, cattle on home-farm, grazing it up.  Pictured, are old fashioned, Lowline Angus. They stand about 4' tall, and can weigh 1200lbs at maturity.     Heritage, and lowline breeds, are a great choice for the small farmer, looking to develop a sustainable, living system.    Beef is available in shares.  1/3rd of a beef:  80-90lbs of variety cuts: 1/3rd steaks, 1/3rd roasts, 1/3rd stew, ground and Kebab. Bones, liver, heart etc. are available.

 We grow seasonal produce and greens from saved, heirloom seeds, and certified organic seeds, without using any sprays,  pesticides, or herbicides.

As we harvest, the cattle, hogs, lambs, and poultry are free to pasture, and clear the area for the next planting.

 

Old fashioned, heritage-breed, livestock, pasture in the garden. www.rainbowranchfarms.blogspot.com

 We keep specific bird-breeds in each garden plot, for pest control. We are also bee keepers, and growers of a variety of valuable insects.

"Poisons, and toxic sprays are not acceptable", 

 


 

 
 

**Heirloom Turkey Shipping & Pick-Up**

    


Shipping Turkeys on Monday, Nov. 19th.

 **Early Birds, have already been shipped!** 

 

If you do not get a tracking# by 3:00 P.M. on Monday, call me immediately 1-760-868-6206.

 

Track your turkey, I can not stress this enough. Follow your turkey, via your tracking number (UPS Quantum View), and if you need to contact UPS, call them toll-free 1-800-pick-ups.

 

Paypal Invoices will be generated by Sunday, Nov. 18th. Please check your paypal account for incoming invoices.

 

Pick up at the farm, today, Nov. 16th, Saturday, Nov. 17th, and Sunday, Nov. 18th.

                                         

 

Thank you for your turkey orders, farm membership, and participation.

Thank you, Christian, at Sugar House Farm, for creating, and developing a beautiful poster for Rainbow Ranch Farms.

 

Happy Thanksgiving


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C.S.A. Orders/Subscriptions Shipping Update!

All orders & subscriptions,  placed in August!

There may be delays, in getting all orders, and subscriptions out on time, this month (September). 

The butchers lockers are filled with meat carcasses from the County Fairs, and they are working as efficiently as they can. 

We are trying to get all orders, and subscriptions placed in August, out on the UPS delivery trucks this month (September).

We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions, please call the farm: 1-760-868-6206

 Warm regards

 

  

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Farm Pick-Up & AKBA Show & Conference

We are currently preparing for on-farm, pick-up.

On farm pick-up, is scheduled for Saturday, September 1st. Gates open at 10:00 A.M. & gates close at 12:00 P.M. Please remember to bring a copy of your subscription invoice, and if you need directions, contact me: 1-760-868-6206.

Subscription orders have closed for September pick-up, and shipping. We are now accepting subscriptions for October. Thank you! 

 

 AKBA Conference is on Friday, Aug. 24th: gates open at 8:00 A.M. Ontario, California.


AKBA Show is on Saturday: Aug. 25th: gates open at 8:00 A.M. Chino, California Fairgrounds.

 

 We will be showing R.R.F. Kunekune-hogs, and presenting,(in the show ring), some young, in tact, Kunekune breeding stock (to the standard of perfection).

 

 Speakers at the AKBA conference will be addressing, hog related facts. The conference will feature various classes, demonstrations, seminars, Q&A, hands-on workshops, and a hog roast!

 

 Some of the world's leading experts, on Kunekune hogs will be present, including Lori Enright, President of the American Kunekune Breeders Association. This is a great time to learn about heritage-breed hogs, the preservation of rare, or endangered hogs, multi-purpose hogs, grass-feeding vs grain feeding, breeding for the show-ring, pets, preservation, breed-improvement, or meat. 


The Kunekune-breed is one of the best multi-purpose hogs, for small, sustainable, grass-based/pasture based, farming operations.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!


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Keeping Up To Date

LocalHarvest.Org

All products listed on our Localharvest store, are available to the general public, and membership is not needed. Keep checking back for products that we will be adding, in the near future.

Some products can be shipped within California-only, and all our U.S.D.A. inspected meats can be shipped anywhere within the U.S.A., and in some cases, overseas, Canada, and Mexico. keep checking back, as products will be added sooner, than later. Shipping costs for out-of-state shipping can get a bit costly, so it may be easier on the pocket-book when ordering in bulk. These options will be made available.

Thank you for using www.localharvest.org the number-one online market to locate wholesome, and organic foods, clothes, soaps, and more.. We have been online with www.localharvest.org since 2005.

 

Workshops:

Depending on the specific workshop, it could be held at any one of our farm or ranch locations. When we schedule a workshop, out on pasture, we prefer to use car-pooling, transportation methods, and everyone should bring plenty of water, snacks and food, for the day.

Workshops on the home-farm, always include plenty of cool and refreshing beverages, and lot's of delicious food.

PayPal

Members with automatic, farm-membership renewal, via paypal, please double check your "re-occuring payments" or "Automatic Subscriptions" page, located under your paypal, "profile" button. Please be sure to keep updated with all your paypal activity.

We are paypal, verified, in excellent standing, and have been affiliated with paypal, since the 90's.

Livestock:

Chickens, turkeys, ducks, game birds, hogs, sheep, lambs, and cattle:

We sell surplus livestock, as it is available, throughout the year. Please contact me for species, and breeds available.

Volunteering:

We get many requests, regarding volunteering and internships, and YES we love to share all aspects of our work load. We have several locations, and our entire farming and ranching operation is run by family, farm members, participants, happy-helpers, and volunteers,

Thank you for your great reviews, wonderful feedback, and participation.we look forward to seeing you, again soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aug. 2012 CSA Shipping, Delay!

SPECIAL NOTICE: C.S.A. Boxes for August shipping, will be going out on, Mon. Aug. 13th, Tue. Aug. 14th and Wed. Aug. 15th - Please check your email for tracking & sorry for the delay. Call with  questions 1-760-868-6206.

Thank you for your patience!

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Filming On The Home-Farm

Calling all Farm-Members! We need help on Thursday, July 12th, to get ready for filming. Are you available to help, and volunteer? call me 1-760-868-6206

 

 

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Farm Pick-Up, BBQ, Luau, and Artisan CO-OP

Join Us for a Luau, BBQ, C.S.A. Farm Pick-Up, Artisan Market co-op, and A-La-Cart Meat & Eggs. 

Sat. July 7 Rainbow Ranch Farms - BBQ, Luau, C.S.A. Farm Pick-Up, Artisan Market, and A-La-Cart Meat and Eggs! Members are welcome to bring a dish or beverage to share. * Lots of piglets on the ground, lambs, and baby chicks * come see the home-farm in all it's July, summer glory, and join us, in celebrating the week of our Independence.

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You R Invited*BBQ July 7th on Home-Farm

Come join us, friends, family, farm members, volunteers and participants. We will be having a BBQ***** on the home-farm.

BBQ Pastured Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat, and Chicken.

Some members will be bringing side dishes and beverages*****

 Sat. July 7th 10:00AM-12:00PM:

Since we will be working all week, including, through July 4th, to prepare for CSA farm pick-up, our celebration will be on July 7th, and we want to celebrate with YOU****

Come, Join-Us!!!

 

    

   

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Happy Spring!

Lambs, Calves and Chicks pipping.


Callie, one of our Herefords calved on  April 6th and both Callie and her calf are doing great. They have had a check up by the vet. Thank you to Lori and Jim Enright of the American Kunekune Breeders Association and Olde Reminisce Farms.

Oven roaster pigs are ready: They have a finished weight of 18-20lbs and perfect for the oven, luau pit or open fire-spit-rotisserie.

Whole KuneKune pigs are available for whole luau pigs or you can have them cut and wrapped into convenient packaging. These have become a very popular meat here at Rainbow Ranch Farms and again we thank the Lori and Jim Enright for working closely with us to establish strong hertage lines of the finest quality heritage Kunekune pork in the U.S.A. today.

English Hogs: Old Spots, Berkshires, Hampshires, Landrace are now available as market-size hogs, for all your pork dinners.

Turkeys are setting and poults are scheduled to start pipping on May 2nd. We have a limited amount of turkeys this year and only pre-orders will be guaranteed. late orders and last minute orders, will not be accepted.
This year you can order by the size or by the breed.

Blue Slate - Bourbon Red - Chocolate - Narragansett - White Holland - Royal palm - Eastern Wild - Rio Grande Wild - Terroir Desert Gold - Terroir Desert Platinum.

Eggs are in season: If you would like to pick-up farm fresh eggs, please call 1-760-868-6206 and make an appointment to stop by and pick-up. At this time we have chicken eggs. Ducks and turkeys are setting and those eggs are currently not available. Thank you for your patience.

Crops are in the ground and some have began to sprout:

heirloom (non-G.M.O)cantaloupe - watermelon - zucchini - butternut squash - pumpkin - carrot - radish - beets - potatoes - peppers - egg plant and Mustard Greens -

The following greens will be planted after the last frost:
Heirloom (non-G.M.O)Kale - Cabbage - Broccoli - collards - spinach - lettuce and a few more.

We will have at least one goat and one lamb each month available! Thank you to Marco S. for coming out and BBQ'ing up delicious samples, to perfection.


We will begin infrastructure on our pasture-ranch in Summit Valley, CA. soon. We are waiting for 2 new solar-power poles to go in and then we dig a water well. Our ranch at the Summit Valley location, sits on the mojave river, so it coild virtually be dug by hand, or shovel. LOL!

Thank you to all our volunteers, and participants. To check on the latest CDFA developments, for  CSA, farm stand and Farmers Markets regulations, please contact the C.D.F.A.

 

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Heritage Kunekune Pork. Grass Fed/Finished

Oven Roasters will be ready in 5 - 6 weeks.

Call today or visit our online store.

1-760-868-6206

 
 

Spring Piglets!

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Monthly Specials

Monthly Specials have been listed for members-only! www.rainbowranchfarms.com
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