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Posted 7/9/2018 4:04pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt or sour cream. 

 

We have ordered some extra bread from Iggy's Bread of the World in Cambridge, MA that we will be bringing with us to sell along with a selection of cheeses. Chris is planning to bring corn tortillas from Mi Tierra located in western Mass and we'll have some of our cheese! He will have a selection of local cheeses for you to pick from.

Picking up is simple, bring your bags and make your choices. We are there to help you identify what you are looking for. This season, Farmers Chris and Christy would like you to have as much choice as they can reasonably work into the Share. Because we are offering so many things to choose from, we cannot always guarantee that your first choice will be available every week. We hope that encourages you to try something new! We can guarantee freshly picked, locally grown, delicious vegetables and we are sure you will be happy with the variety over the course of the Summer Share season

With that in mind, if you do not want to pack your own share, there is another option. For $5 a week you can have Farmer's Choice! We will make a selection for you and pack it in the cooler waiting for you to come and pick up the share. If you are interested in that, please respond to this email.

Pick up is every Thursday 2 - 6, during the Medfield Farmer's Market. 

See you at the Market!

Jen G.

Posted 7/9/2018 3:13pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All! 

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! Pick up is from 10 - 6 on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, whichever day you signed up for. And don't forget, Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck will be at the Farmstand on Tuesday from 2 - 6. 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt. Have you tried our newest yogurt? It is a plain, whole fat yogurt from Sweet and Salty Farms - but don't worry the yogurt isn't sweet or salty - just deliciously tangy! We just happen to have all of those things right here at the Farmstand - come do your shopping with us!

If your friends are asking, we still have room in the Summer Share. We have pick ups available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The price is prorated for the number of weeks remaining. 

I think most of us have the hang of it by now, but if not, pick up is easy. Bring some bags to the Farmstand and find the chalkboard with the list for this week's share. Everything should be labeled but if not, just give us a shout and we will help you find what you are looking for. Then you swing by the register so that we can check you off the list. Planning a vacation? If you would like, invite a friend to pick up in your place. Have them follow the same routine above and give your name at the desk. If all of your friends are away too, let us know and we will donate your share to one of our local food pantries. 

See you at White Barn Farm!

Jen G

Posted 7/9/2018 3:11pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All! 

Hope you all had a great holiday last week. I spent some time with my extended family on a lake. Great way to survive the heat! Happy to be home this week and back to feeding just my family! We are looking forward to a bountiful share this week! Pick up is from 10 - 6 on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, whichever day you signed up for. And don't forget, Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck will be at the Farmstand on Tuesday from 2 - 6. 

Here's what's in it:

  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Quart of Potatoes
  • Choice of one: Frisée, Escarole, Dandelion Greens or Raddicio
  • Choice of Three: Beets, Carrots, Fresh Onions, Radish, Kale, Bag of Turnips, Head of Cabbage (any variety)

I've been excited about the Beets, they are so bright! They are great roasted (on the grill-too hot for the oven!) and added to a salad with bitter greens (Radiccio anyone?) and Narragansett Mozzarella. Or maybe I'll make Roasted Beet Dip, great for dipping bread or crackers. And since I'm just not turning on my oven, I think I'll be adding grilled onions to just about everything. My kids have been asking me to make my home made onion dip - just grilled Fresh Onions to some whole milk yogurt. Have you tried our newest yogurt? It is a plain, whole fat yogurt from Sweet and Salty Farms - but don't worry the yogurt isn't sweet or salty - just deliciously tangy! We just happen to have all of those things right here at the Farmstand - come do your shopping with us!

If your friends are asking, we still have room in the Summer Share. We have pick ups available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The price is prorated for the number of weeks remaining. 

I think most of us have the hang of it by now, but if not, pick up is easy. Bring some bags to the Farmstand and find the chalkboard with the list for this week's share. Everything should be labeled but if not, just give us a shout and we will help you find what you are looking for. Then you swing by the register so that we can check you off the list. Planning a vacation? If you would like, invite a friend to pick up in your place. Have them follow the same routine above and give your name at the desk. If all of your friends are away too, let us know and we will donate your share to one of our local food pantries. 

See you at White Barn Farm!

Jen G

Posted 7/9/2018 2:43pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All,

I hope you have all been enjoying your flowers so far this summer! We have another great "bunch" to choose from this week.

Choose three straight bunches to mix and match:  

  • Platycodon aka balloon flower
  • The first zinnias!
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium aka sea holly
  • Echinacea
  • Yarrow
  • Queen Anne’s lace
  • Poppy pods
  • Snapdragons
  • Annabelle hydrangea
  • Scabiosa aka pincushion flower

Rather than pre-arranged bouquets, this year you will choose from a few choices of "straight bunches" in abundance that week. That way, we can focus on growing beautiful flowers and cutting them at the perfect moment. You can enjoy the satisfaction of designing your own flower display/s for your home. Arranging flowers is a very enjoyable art!

Do you have friends interested in a flower share of their own? We still have shares available! Shares will be prorated for the number of weeks left in the season. The twelve weeks remaining would be $160.

Pick up is anytime Tuesday from 10 - 6. The Farmstand will be open to pick up your produce while you are there and we will host Jordan Brothers Seafood Truck from 2 - 6 as well. 

See you at the White Barn Farm!

Jen G

Posted 7/5/2018 10:44am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi All,

For those of you who didn't have a chance to pick up your Flower Share this week, you still have time! Swing by the tent anytime today or tomorrow (Thursday and Friday). We are open both days from 10 - 6, with Jordan Brother's Seafood Truck there Friday from 2 - 6. For this week's share, choose any 3 straight bunches (bunches of flowers with only one type of flower) to make your own personalized bouquet. 

See you at the Farm,

Jen G.

Posted 7/3/2018 4:04pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good afternoon folks, 

Just got inside to some air conditioning and a polar seltzer.  7 years ago today Christy and I got married at the farm - specifically at the peas.  The farm was closed that day but alive with love from our friends and family.  We still have those friends and family, and added many more along the way.  We commmitted to each other and to the life the farm has provided us.  And i hope to be writing emails to everyone for many more years.  Thank you all for the love and support over the past 6 years, from the bottom of our hearts we are truly grateful. Now onto the farm updates.

We are open today (Tuesday) till 6pm. Seafood 2-6.
we will be closed Wednesday July 4th,
Back to regular hours for the week on Thursday: 10-6 thursday and friday, 10-4 Saturday & Sunday

Its been ridiculously hot!!!

The crops are thriving in this heat thanks to the the well we were able to install last year.  We have been able to water adequately through this heat wave. Our crew has been sweating to bring our community abosolute bountiful amounts of produce.  Our list of produce represented at the farmstand is endless but i will try- Lettuce, arugula, spicy salad mix, head lettuce, cucumbers, zuchinini, carrots, kohlrabi, cabbage, parlsey, scallions, beets, fresh onions, sugarsnap peas, kale, swiss chard, dandelion green, garlic scapes, radichio, frisee, radish, salad turnips, mushrooms, i may have missed something but you get the idea.  Please come and support us, the crew has worked to hard during this week for everyone to enjoy! i did send the field crew home at 2 today and they get a day off tomorrow.

Flowers

Our flowers make me happy.  Wow yourself and your friends all weekend.  If you are headng to a party this weekend treat someone you know to a local organic, gorgeous bunch of flowers.  Get a bouquet for your friends made and grown by your friends. We are also offering straight bunches of different blooms - $6 per bunch or 2 for $10. Snapdragons, Hydrangea, Sea Holly, Calendula, Delphinium, Yarrow, Black-Eyed Susans, and Stock are all on the list of straight bunches this week.

Grass-Fed meat.

Our friends at Pats Pastured Poultry have been providing us with Grass fed meat for two years now.  A lot of the items make for great grilling.  Try some of the beer bratwurst paired with grilled kale.  Hot italian suasage with wome grilled fresh onions.  Grass fed Burgers with Lettuce mix, and homemade qucik pickles.  Grilled chicken breast with an asian napa slaw. A lot of grilling will be happening this week and its time represtent with produce and provisions from your favorite local farm.

The Endless Plantsale.

Farmer Christy has been busy planning, planting and potting up a ridiculous amount of plants for all of you to enjoy.  We still have plants to add to your garden.  Its not too late to plant summer crops, and a great time to plant crops for fall.  Now is a great time to add soil amendments to keep pumping produce all season long.  We can provide you with Vermont organics, compost plus, compost, potting soil, and perennial blend.  Come check out some of our awesome planters for brightening up your deck or front porch.

It's Still time to commit to good food.

We are still selling summer shares, fall shares, and medfield farmers market CSA shares.  The shares are prorated for your convenience.  All information is on our website.

White Barn farm takes pride in providing local produce and provisions, grown using the most sustainble practices for our workers, customers, community, nature, bees, insects, soil, children and families in our surrounding neighborhood.  We can only do this with support, please commit to buying food from your neighborhood.  Spread the good word, tell a friend, forward this to people who may enjoy and have never been, share and like on facebook, come and shop. Say hi to our staff.  Thank you all for everything you have done to keep this farm going.

 

chris, christy, graham  the stewards of white barn farm

 

 

 

Posted 7/3/2018 7:29am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hello Everyone!

Summer is in full swing here at White Barn Farm. I'm sure you've noticed that the Farmstand looks fuller each week. We have a lot to offer!

Here's our share for Summer, Week #4:

  • 1 Head of Cabbage: Choice of Napa, Gnome, or Green
  • 1 Slicing Cucumber
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choose 3 different of the following: Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Scallions, Salad Turnips, Kohlrabi, Swiss Chard or Kale.

It's been so hot, that the first thing that comes to mind is Cole Slaw! I love the stuff! Super simple: Shred your Cabbage of choice, a couple of Carrots, and an Onion for a super basic Slaw, add a Beet for color or Kolhrabi for flavor and you will be good to go. Then cover it with your favorite salad dressing. Genius Kitchen has a good recipe here: Easy Cole Slaw. Or add our Virginia and Spanish Peanut Co natural peanut butter and make Once Upon a Chef's Asian slaw recipe: Asian Slaw with Peanut Dressing. Round off your meal with something easy to grill. We have sausages from Pat's Pastured Meats in our freezers and mushrooms from RI Mushroom Co out on the stand. 

We are closed on Wednesday this week for the 4th of July holiday. So Wednesday Shares please feel free to pick up either Tuesday or Thursday. Both days we are open from 10 - 6. And Jordan Brothers will be at the farmstand on Tuesday and Friday from 2 - 6. 

See you at the farm!

Jen

Posted 7/2/2018 3:56pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

It's that time of the week again!

Summer Share, Week #4:

  • 1 Head of Cabbage, choose 1: Napa, Gnome, or Green
  • 1 Slicing Cucumber 
  • 1 Head of Lettuce 
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choice of 3 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, Salad Turnips, Scallions, Swiss Chard or Kale

It's been so hot, that the first thing that comes to mind is Cole Slaw! I love the stuff! Super simple: Shred your Cabbage of choice, a couple of Carrots, and an Onion for a super basic Slaw, add a Beet for color or Kolhrabi for flavor and you will be good to go. Then cover it with your favorite salad dressing. Genius Kitchen has a good recipe here: Easy Cole Slaw. Or add our Virginia and Spanish Peanut Co natural peanut butter and make Once Upon a Chef's Asian slaw recipe: Asian Slaw with Peanut Dressing. Round off your meal with something easy to grill. We have sausages from Pat's Pastured Meats in our freezers and mushrooms from RI Mushroom Co out on the stand. 

We have ordered some extra bread from Iggy's Bread of the World in Cambridge, MA that we will be bringing with us to sell along with a selection of cheeses. Chris is planning to bring corn tortillas from Mi Tierra located in western Mass and we'll have some of our pasture raised meats from Pat's Pastured in East Greenwich, RI.

Picking up is simple, bring your bags and make your choices. We are there to help you identify what you are looking for. This season, Farmers Chris and Christy would like you to have as much choice as they can reasonably work into the Share. Because we are offering so many things to choose from, we cannot always guarantee that your first choice will be available every week. We hope that encourages you to try something new! We can guarantee freshly picked, locally grown, delicious vegetables and we are sure you will be happy with the variety over the course of the Summer Share season

With that in mind, if you do not want to pack your own share, there is another option. For $5 a week you can have Farmer's Choice! We will make a selection for you and pack it in the cooler waiting for you to come and pick up the share. If you are interested in that, please respond to this email.

Pick up is every Thursday 2 - 6, during the Medfield Farmer's Market. 

See you at the Market!

Jen G.

Posted 7/2/2018 3:44pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hello Everyone!

Summer is in full swing here at White Barn Farm. I'm sure you've noticed that the Farmstand looks fuller each week. We have a lot to offer!

Here's our share for Summer, Week #4:

  • 1 Head of Cabbage: Choice of Napa, Gnome, or Green
  • 1 Slicing Cucumber
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 Bunch of Fresh Onions
  • Choose 3 different of the following: Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Scallions, Salad Turnips, Kohlrabi, Swiss Chard or Kale.

It's been so hot, that the first thing that comes to mind is Cole Slaw! I love the stuff! Super simple: Shred your Cabbage of choice, a couple of Carrots, and an Onion for a super basic Slaw, add a Beet for color or Kolhrabi for flavor and you will be good to go. Then cover it with your favorite salad dressing. Genius Kitchen has a good recipe here: Easy Cole Slaw. Or add our Virginia and Spanish Peanut Co natural peanut butter and make Once Upon a Chef's Asian slaw recipe: Asian Slaw with Peanut Dressing. Round off your meal with something easy to grill. We have sausages from Pat's Pastured Meats in our freezers and mushrooms from RI Mushroom Co out on the stand. 

We are closed on Wednesday this week for the 4th of July holiday. So Wednesday Shares please feel free to pick up either Tuesday or Thursday. Both days we are open from 10 - 6. And Jordan Brothers will be at the farmstand on Tuesday and Friday from 2 - 6. 

See you at the farm!

Jen

Posted 6/28/2018 9:43am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Hi Folks,

We've had to temporarily close the Farmstand today due to the storm. Chris and Christy will reopen later today if weather permits. Look on our Facebook page for updates. White Barn Farm FB Page. While you are there give us a like!

Thanks, 

Jen G