Thursday, September 29, 2011

This weeks CSA box contents

Farm Box: Cauliflower, Green Beans, Bok Choi or Chard, Cucumber, Tomato, Lipstick Pepper, Zucchini, Basil, Bay Leaves, Apples, Grapes.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Chicken pick up at Farm Box

If you are interested in purchasing organically fed and outdoor raised chicken Dave from New Frontier Family Farm is coming to town October 12th.

Please contact him directly to purchase and then come to our pick up on Wednesday between 5-6:30 to pick it up.

His chicken is amazing, you should give it a try. You will wonder where it has been all your life.

You can read more about him and his family here:

and see our calendar here:

Thanks for supporting local agriculture.
Sasha Kanno

Friday, September 23, 2011

Grape Harvest tomorrow

Hosted by SoCal Harvest. I'm looking forward to it.

Hello harvesters and friends!

We have an opportunity to harvest grapes Saturday, September 24th @ 9:00 a.m. @ Unitarian Universalist Church, 5450 Atherton, Long Beach.

SoCal Harvest will bring 10 long-handled fruit baskets (pickers), 12 handheld pruners, 20 pairs of gloves and several boxes.

Ladders and extra boxes would be helpful!

Canvas bags are good too - can you bring one to use while harvesting? For this harvest, please wear a long-sleeve shirts and closed toe shoes.

Are you available Saturday, Sept 24th for 60, possibly 90 minutes?

Let us know if you'd like to help!

Thank you -

Farm Box Contents

Sorry for the delay in what was in LAST WEEKS box. Lots happening and it slipped right off the radar.

We are reaping the last benefits of summer while enjoying the coming of fall.

Green Beans
Bell Pepper
and yumm yumm grapes!

Free Mulch Fridays

I know its a bit short notice but on Fridays from 2-4:30 you can pick up free mulch at the farm. There are a few guys there to help shovel. Please bring whatever containers you would like them to put the mulch in. Sorry that they cannot go home with you and unload, in a perfect world.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Free Range Chicken available at our next Farm Box pick up

Farmer Dave and family are now offering their free range happy chickens to Long Beach. They are doing a once a month pick up at our Farm Box pick up. You do not have to be part of the Farm Box to purchase chickens from Dave.

Please read all about it on his website and email him directly for pricing or any other info you need. He will also be at our Harvest Dinner this Sunday the 25th if you would like to meet him then.

Thanks for supporting local agriculture and happy meat.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Message from Buena Park FFA. Time to order your animals!

Email from Jessica. Please contact her directly and she will send you the break down forms. I tried to post them here but I cannot.

Jessica Fernandes @ 714-992-8778 or email at

Good afternoon fantastic farm store supporters, lovers of all things delicious, and GOOD meat connoisseurs! It is September and we are gearing up for our fall animal projects.

If you are interested in stocking up on tasty delicious morsels all you have to do is submit the appropriate deposit with all of your personal information (name, phone number, address, & email), and reply back to this email.

You can purchase whole animals, half or quarters depending on the species and the money you would like to spend.

Pork will be ready in January 2012, Beef will be ready in August 2012.

We will invoice you monthly & all payments can be made out to Buena Park High School & mailed to us at 8833 Academy Drive Buena Park 90621 (please put your name/purpose of check in the memo line).

You can come and visit your investment anytime you like!!

Your support allows “city kids” at Buena Park High School to have the experience of a lifetime in raising an animal at no cost to them. In addition, you get a delicious product with no hormones or additives for you and your family.

Please call Jessica Fernandes @ 714-992-8778 or email at  if you are interested, have any questions or concerns, or would just like more information.

Deadline to respond to this email or make a deposit is Monday September 19th.