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Virtual market is open!!!

Posted 2/14/2018 9:30am by christy kantlehner.


Editor's Note: Can you tell Chris wrote this email:)

The market is open for the week.  This has been an extremely successful winter season for us and we can't thank you all enough for your consistent support to local food.  And for any of you who have not purchased from our market, this could be your first week.  It's a very easy, straightforward process.  Just click what you want, submit your order, and come to the barn Friday from 12-6 and your order will be ready for you.  Plus we have plenty of variety to appease your culinary aspirations.  Don't miss out on seasonal eating with White Barn Farm.

We have some new items this week, in addition to items that have made a comeback thanks to a surplus from Upswing Farm. 

  • TOFU

A great new product to fulfill your your vegetarian needs.  Christy and I do eat meat, but we try to make sure that at least 2 of our dinners a week are meatless. Super healthy and super clean way to eat keeps us going all week long.  Heiwa tofu is produced by a family in Rockport, Maine.  The soybeans are organic (and therefore non-GMO) and produced from farms in Maine and New England. https://www.heiwatofu.com/

  • Chicken Sausage - Garlic Parm or Sweet Italian

Pat's Pastured Poultry has so much to offer and we are slowly adding more of Pat's products to our virtual market.  Each week they deliver pasture-raised, grass fed, Non Gmo fed, humanely raised, tasty products for our consumption. Give these chicken sausages a taste. Varieties are garlic parm, and sweet italian.

  • Celery root

A few of you have asked "where is the celery root?" and now we have an answer. "Its here!!!"  These bad boys were grown organically at Upswing Farm. Don't be alarmed by their robust size! Try roasting, shredding, or adding to your beef stew this weekend.


Editor's Note: This montage was put together by me (Christy). This is my valentine, Chris, through the seasons. He has a lot of love in his heart and his enthusiasm is pretty contagious!

from the mind of FARMER CHRIS:

I love to eat, grow, and cook food.  I don't really use recipes all to often.  I cook from the heart, creatively, and seasonally.  Here are some food ideas for dinner (they also make great leftovers).  Please follow us on instagram (@whitebarnfarmers) to see the occasional picture of what our family eats.  And don't be shy to share on facebook what you have concocted this week on  the White Barn Farm facebook page. Your meal could inspire a whole horde of farm shoppers!

Tofu stir fry

1. Get some rice going, white, brown, basmati, carolina, it doesn't really matter it will all taste good. (we use a cheapo rice cooker - works great)

2. Chop up your seasonal produce from virtual market onions, garlic, carrots, dried cayenne pepper, celery root, mushrooms, TOFU. (Editor's note: at this time of year I do indulge in some grocery store veggie purchases - like orange organic sweet peppers - a good addition to this recipe)

3. Heat pan with some canola oil (you can purchase from virtual market).  this step is important, vegetables like warm pans.

4. Add veggies in this order and make sure they soften up a little. Onions, dried cayenne, carrots, celery root, mushrooms, TOFU, garlic last (the most flavor)

5. Add Soy sauce, ginger paste (or fresh), maple syrup (great local sub for sesame oil) rice wine vinegar, maybe a little beer or wine for flavor.  I dont measure stuff just add and taste it will turn out great. Cook veggies through.

6. Add a bag of spinach

7. Add rice and enjoy this superfood stir fry!!!!!

total cook and prep time with getting some dishes done 45 minutes

pro tip: put some of your favorite tunes on, lately we have been enjoying The Wood Brothers

IF you are anti-tofu, then you can sub with some great pasture raised  chicken.

I will do my best each week to give you simple recipes. Next week tacos (GF)


As always Jordan Brothers Seafood will be set up, here is the list of offerings he has this week.  If you can preorder it makes it easier for all of us. jordanbrothersseafood@yahoo.com

Sea Scallops   1/2lb   11.00  

Atlantic Salmon   8/9oz   9.00  

Haddock fillet   13/14oz   15.00

Pollock fillet   14/15oz   10.00  

Hake fillet   10/12oz   10.00  
Monkfish fillet   10/12oz   12.00
Cooked Shrimp   1/2lb   10.00  
Frozen Raw Shrimp (peeled & deveined)   26/30ct   3lb bag   48.00
Native Crabmeat   1/2lb   17.00   
Frozen Minced Clams   1lb   6.00  
Stuffed Clams   5oz   2.00ea
PEI Mussels   2lb   6.00  
Littleneck Clams   1doz   7.00  
Oysters   1/2doz   7.00
Clam Chowder   20oz   7.00  
Shrimp & Corn Chowder    20oz   7.00  
Lobster Bisque   20oz   7.00
Crab Bisque   20oz   7.00  
Frozen Cleaned Squid   1lb.   10.00
Product availability and pricing subject to change