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How About This Weather?


So how is everyone weathering these strange weather patterns? One day it is freezing cold, the next it is in the 50’s and then it dumps wet, heavy snow. Please be safe out there and take care of yourself.

One of the best ways to take care of yourself is to eat a healthy diet, free of excessive chemicals and preservatives. And we are here to help you. All of our growers/producers use the most sustainable growing methods possible. The “Our Growers” tab will provide you with more information about each grower, and as always, feel free to contact us with any questions.

We are currently in the part of the year well there is very limited produce, however, the days are lengthening and green is on the way. In the meantime, we still carry a large selection of meats, eggs, dairy as well as natural sweeteners like honey and maple syrup. And for those with a sweet tooth, we also carry delicious baked goods.

Market Still Open


Sorry we did not send out an email yesterday, but YES we are still open.

Not many changes to the items available this week.

We are happy to announce that when we did an inspection of our high tunnel this weekend, we found that the salad greens that we have over-wintered are coming back and sending up new growth. We should have limited quantities of salad greens available for purchase in a few weeks.

We also have new herbs started in our grow room at this time. They are up and have their first leaves on. Once they have a few sets of true leaves, we will pot them up into four inch pots and will offer them for sale. They include sweet basil, parsley, dill and cilantro.

Back at the Market-- Maple Syrup


We are happy to announce that Heritage Hills has maple syrup back in stock. And they are now carrying their Kombucha scobies for anyone interested in making their own Kombucha drinks. This is a live, active culture.

Clover Creek Cheese Cellar is currently drying off there cows in anticipation of calving season. Their raw milk will be unavailable until about Mid-March. They do still have artisan cheese and beef.

Request For Testimonials/Reviews


As we are heading into a new growing season and will be soon be lacing up our shoelaces and hitting the pavement to market our Online Farm Market, we would like to get some reviews from our current customers.

We are looking for a few honest quotes from you that we can use in our advertising. We want you to think as if you were talking to someone who is not familiar with a market like ours. What do you think would be important for them to know? What is something that you think would sway someone to become a new customer? What is something unique or special that we do? What keeps you coming back to our market? Anything you can think of…

We may identify your quote simply with your initials and town name, or they can be completely anonymous if you wish.

We greatly appreciate your help with this marketing endeavor and will credit your account with $2.00 for your response.

Thank you in advance,
Cathie
Green"er" Acres Farm

Market is Re-Opened


We Are Back for Your Local Foods Needs

Thank everyone for understanding our market closing last week for our dear friend’s funeral. It was a very touching service. Some of you may have seen it on the news or in the paper. Dale Feathers was the kindest lug of a man and will be greatly missed by family, friends, community and the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company.

On a brighter note, we are back open for business and have a few changes to our market selections.

The best-selling Winter Berry cheese from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar is sold-out. But they are now offering a few select cuts of their grass-fed beef; to include Chuck Roast, London Broil, Rib Steak, Sirloin Steak, and Sirloin Tip Roast.

MeMaws Sweets & Treats have also rejoined the market with their amazing sweets such as chocolate chip cookies, apple dumplings, gobs, and pecan and pumpkin pies.

And don’t forget the other fine products we carry such as a full line of dairy and artisan cheeses, pork, chicken and beef, eggs, honey, goat’s milk soap and other bath and body products, natural homemade cleaning products, and live plants.

Market Will Be Closed Next Week


We will not be opening the market for ordering the week of Jan 21-27. A very dear friend of ours died today and the funeral arrangements will be the end of next week. We will re-open the market on January 28th. Thank you for your understanding.

Another Cold January Day


Nothing much new to report this week. Most of the same items as last week.

Please note that the very popular cheese “Cranberry Christmas” from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar has been renamed “Winter Berry”. Same cheese, just different name.

Also, we got lucky with warm temperatures last Friday, but the forecast for this coming Friday is calling for 20-30’s. If you will be ordering any plants, please make sure you will be home to receive them or let us know when you will be home that we can deliver them, in order to prevent any damage to these plants.

Market Re-Opens


We ARE Back!!

After a much deserved break for the holidays, we and our partnering farmers/producers are back to work preparing the best items just for you.

Even though we are in one of the coldest stretches of weather this season, we still have plenty of items to choose from. We have eggs, dairy, meats and much more. We are also now offering some herb plants and aloe plants.

Bake Shop Bakes is back with us and continue to offer their delicious Apple Dumplings and Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Brownies, wither single or by the case (approx. 9/box)

MeMaw’s Sweets & Treats will be off this week yet but will be returning next week with their yummy delectables.

Cherry Hill Farm returns with their luscious Goat’s Milk Soaps. These soaps are healing to the skin and smell amazing. New this week, they are offering ‘Buckshot’, a manly scent and exfoliating. They are also brining bck ‘Into the Woods’, another manly scent. And they have combined two of their more popular soaps (Rosemary and Spearmint)into the new Rosemary/Mint.

Clover Creek Cheese Cellar is back with all of their amazing artisan cheeses, raw milk and grassfed beef. They have their top-selling Cranberry Christmas back in stock and are adding a few of their 10 pound beef packages back to the menu.

Vale Wood Farms continues to offer their full line of dairy to include items such as butter, cottage cheese, yogurt, buttermilk, sour cream and much more. They are also continuing to offer their amazing flavored butters (Cinnamon Brown Sugar and Garlic Herb)

Golden Farms Malting will be out for a few more weeks, but we do have a few bags of their Organic Sprouted Spelt (Wheat) Flour on hand that we are continuing to list.

GreenSpace Microgreens will be returning soon. They have been having some difficulty with germination. We hope to have their delicious, healthy microgreens back soon.

Heritage Hills Farm returns with their wholesome chicken, turkey, sausage and eggs; as well as colloidal silver.

Rispoli’s Produce is back with us with farm fresh brown eggs and now their delicious honey. They do not use pesticides on their farm so you know the honey is wholesome. An amazing natural sweetener and shown to help those with seasonal allergies since it is local.

Green"er" Acres Farm reports that due to the extreme cold, they have removed the fresh rosemary for a short time, as they do not want to open the harvest area until it warms a bit. We still have dried herbs, elephant garlic cloves, and homemade healing salves and headache relief salves, as well as homemade cleaning products. We are also adding some potted herbs and aloe vera.

New Year, Healthy Year


New Year, Healthy Year

We will be re-opening the online market Sunday, January 7th. Your one stop shop for the best of local farm products. We look forward to serving your shopping needs.

At this time of year many of us make New Years resolutions to live healthier lives. And our market can help! All of our goods are produced and sold by local farmers/producers, guaranteeing you receive the freshest, most wholesome products possible.

With the new year, we have evaluated our expenses from 2017 and have elected to raise the membership fees to cover them, rather than charging a delivery fee. This also will bring us more in line with other online markets in the state which often charge upwards of $7-$8 per delivery. We are increasing the membership fee from $50 to $75. I will be emailing all current paying members with their current available balances and when your membership will renew. The new $75 membership will not be charged until your first order after your membership renews.

We are also still continuing our 25% Military/Veteran discount on membership and goods produced by Green"er" Acres Farm

Please keep an eye out for the emails, they will come from the email address of cathiern@atlanticbb.net

Last Week for Ordering in 2017


Last Week for Ordering in 2017

Friendly reminder that this is the last week to order from the online market for the 2017 season. It is not too late to order for Christmas, as we will be delivering on Friday, December 22. Lot’s of great Christmas gift ideas are available.

We will be closed from Saturday, December 23 through January 6. We will reopen the market after our break on Sunday, January 7, 2018.