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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

Posted 6/27/2018 11:04am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

It's that time of the week again!

Summer Share, Week #3:

  • Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Cucumber 
  • Pint of Peas
  • 1/2 lb Garlic Scapes
  • Bag of Lettuce Mix
  • Choice of Kale or Chard
  • Choice of 2 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, or Salad Turnips
  • Bunch of Parsley

I have a few easy recipes this week for you. With all of those Garlic Scapes, why not make some Garlic Scape Pesto. And with my Kale or Chard, I'm making Kale, Creamy Polenta and Fried Eggs. I'm just not sure if I am going to be serving it for Breakfast or Dinner!

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. They are a huge hit at our farmstand in Wrentham. We think you'll like them!

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 6/27/2018 10:56am by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Afternoon Everyone!

Well, this is very late getting to you. I had composed a wonderful email at very early yesterday morning. Apparently too early, I didn't send it or even save it! Trust me, it was lovely. For those of you who picked up yesterday and earlier today, thank you! If you forgot, please swing by the tent anytime through the rest of the day today or tomorrow. We are open both days from 10-6. 

Summer Share, Week #3:

  • Bunch of Scallions
  • 1 Cucumber (in the cooler) 
  • Pint of Peas
  • 1/2 lb Garlic Scapes
  • Bag of Lettuce Mix
  • Choice of Kale or Chard
  • Choice of 2 (different): Radish, Carrots, Beets, Kohlrabi, or Salad Turnips
  • Bunch of Parsley

I have a few easy recipes this week for you. With all of those Garlic Scapes, why not make some Garlic Scape Pesto. And with my Kale or Chard, I'm making Kale, Creamy Polenta and Fried Eggs. I'm just not sure if I am going to be serving it for Breakfast or Dinner!

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 that email.

Pick up is Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at the Tent 10 - 6. Your pick up day is whichever you signed up for originally. The Farmstand will be open when you are there. And don't forget to swing by on Friday for Jordan Brothers Seafood. The truck will be there from 2 - 6.

See you at the Farm!

Jen G.

Posted 6/19/2018 2:49pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Pick up your first White Barn Farm Flower Share today. Tell the cashier that you are picking up your flower share and they will get your bouquet and check your name off on the clipboard. That's it! 

Summer Hours at the Farmstand: 
Tuesday through Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Closed Mondays
Seafood Truck is Tuesday and Friday: 2pm to 6pm

You are meant to pick up your flower share on Tuesdays. But if that doesn't work for you, we are sure to still have it in the cooler for you on Wednesday. Especially this since "we" (okay "I"!) did not send an adequate reminder!!!

As blooms become more abundant we may offer a choice of three different "straight bunches" for you to select and arrange according to your own style. When we have a little of this and a little of that as we often do during mid-June, we are more likely to style a bouquet for you.

Thank you to Sofie Van Steerteghem for taking over bouquet making!!!!

 

Posted 6/18/2018 2:42pm by Christy and Chris Kantlehner.

Good Evening Everyone!

Here's a jump start on your menu planning for the week:

Summer Share, Week #2:

  • Bunch of Carrots
  • 2 Head of Lettuce 
  • Bunch of Scallions
  • Bunch of White Salad Turnips
  • Cooking Greens, you choose 2: Bok Choy, Kale, Chard, Broccoli Rabe
  • 2lbs of Spring Roots: Fennel, Kohlrabi, and Green Garlic

I love raw vegetables, but sometimes you have to cook, even in the summer! Here's a few recipes that I've been looking at today while I was working on the retail order for the farm. I've decided that we are choosing the Broccoli Rabe because I want to make Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe. I'll be picking up some sausages from Pat's Pastured to add to the recipe either Chorizo or Kielbasa, super simple! And I think I'll be making a chicken on my grill and using some lemon and Fennel as aromatics Roast Chicken with Lemon and Fennel. And here's a great (short!) article on Kohlrabi if you are looking for inspiration: 5 Tasty Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi Basically, you can prepare Kohlrabi any way you prepare potatoes!

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 that email.

Pick up is Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at the Tent 10 - 6. Your pick up day is whichever you signed up for originally. The Farmstand will be open when you are there and Jordan Brother's Seafood Truck will be there today from 2 - 6. 

See you at the Farm!

Jen G.