Monday, October 30, 2017

Whats Happen At Country Taste Farm

2017 Country Taste Farm Customer appreciation & U-pick 

Big Success 143 Men women & children came out for the 7th annual CSA end of season
Customer appreciation & U-pick. Our wonderful employees helped My wife Nancy with serving the lunch.
the camera Shy ladies

Shown here Rachel,Leah,Farmer Pete
Kylie, and Rebecka not shown Heather












Thanks to the help from my wife and our employees we had a very successful 2017 season. We thank all of our CSA Members we started 7 years ago with 19 members and 2017 we had 103 Members.
Hot peppers in this tunnel

Still lots of  Solid Gold Tomatoes to pick

Full Boxes makes happy CSA Members

The youngest start will fun in the
Pumpkin Patch




















Thanks to all our CSA Members we hope to see you all Next season. We will now send monthly "Whats Happen At Country Taste Farm" Email News until Spring.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Whats Happen At Country Taste Farm

Final Week For 2017 Week 18 of 18 Its been a great Season
Whats in Your Share
Tomatoes
Cucumber
Apples
Sweet Peppers
Brussels Sprouts
Onion
This is your last delivery for 2017 You don't need to bring your empty box to your delivery or pick up site bring it with if your coming to the Customer Appreciation Farm u-Pick Saturday October 7th.
Bee Alert Many Yellow Jackets 
The 7th annual Country Taste Farm Customer Appreciation and U-Pick Final Harvest (Members and family only)
Saturday October 7, 2017: 12:00 Noon to 4:00Pm
Schedule
Customer Registration and Lunch 12:00noon to 1:00pm
We will serve pull pork on a bun, chips, a desert and Beverage starting at Noon till 1:00pm
U-pick Final Harvest will Begin at 1:00Pm Customers may harvest from the 4 High Tunnels, Squash Hay Wagon, Apple Tank.  Field: Beet, Potato and Pumpkin Fields.
Nancy will Have her Homemade Jellies, Jams and pickles all made with Produce Grown on our Farm, Nancy is a registered Cottage Food producer, by the Minnesota Department of  Agriculture
As we have a very large Group of Customers and to give everyone a fair chance to harvest, customers will provide their own boxes, bags, buckets. The use of wagons, Wheel barrows, etc will not be allowed. 
As we are not a you pick farm Our insurance Company has issued a rider policy for this event but has put some restrictions on what we can do.

“The duration of the Event May not exceed 4 Hours. Please be packed up and leave by 4:00 pm. Driveway must be keep open for emergency vehicles  only park on one side of Driveway Parking and no parking areas will be marked. The Packaging and washing area along with the equipment may not be used as there is a concern about “training the general public” for its operations.  So please stay out of the areas maker with yellow caution tape. We will provide a sink and water hose for your use to rinse produce.”

Disclaimer: Please be advised that this is a working farm; the harvest areas have uneven footings which have potential trip hazards and other farm hazards. ALL Visitors, guests, and customers of Country Taste Farm’s:   Customer Appreciation and U-Pick Final Harvest, Participate AT THEIR OWN RISK 

Some Rules for the U-Pick
I will be meeting every one who is there by 1:00 pm at the entrance to the driveway
All Parking Areas are Marked with signs  a parking attendant will help There is a drop off and pick up area to pick up your u-pick
All areas marked with yellow tape please stay out of.
The Vegetables you are to pick are Labeled 
Pumpkins you can drive to the pumpkin area with your car
Please no Wheeled carts to give everyone a fair chance to harvest
Bring your own harvest boxes bags buckets etc (Be Sure you can Carry what you harvest.)
We have more members this year so feel free to take what you can use but leave some for others 
You will be given a Map of were the Produce is located.
Thank you So Much for Your Support in the Country Taste Farm CSA we appreciate our customers and hope to improve every year. We are working hard to provide Farm Fresh, locally grown produce, many products that we use are approved for use in Organic growing systems.