No More Mystery Meat!

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I was on my beautiful short commute this past Monday morning from Calais Vermont to Berlin – when this phrase popped into my head from the distant past … Mystery Meat! I started laughing because I had just been preoccupied in thought about what I would write about this week, and kept thinking how strange it is now that we do not know where most all of our food really comes from.

So let me explain for those of you who have never experienced Mystery Meat! I may be dating myself a bit here – but do you remember back in high school or grade school in the cafeteria when there often seemed to be a selection for lunch that defied identification?

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This Week’s Bounty: Big Buzz Coffee, Fresh Beef and Baby Bok Choy

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Our Monthly Stock Up features the following at 10% off for the month of April:

Fresh from our Farmers and Producers

We’re excited to introduce another roast from Awake Coffee: Big Buzz.  

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Weekly Menus April 14

sweet potato chips 800x400 Looking for dinner ideas? Below you will find meal suggestions from our Weekly Menus. The Menus vary week to week and are updated by Friday morning of each week for the upcoming delivery week. You can either order one of the weekly menus, or mix and match by ordering the ingredients individually.

These menus are designed for simple, easy cooking that doesn’t require a recipe beyond salt, pepper, olive oil and an oven at 375 or a stovetop on medium-high.

These Weekly Menus DO NOT COME WITH RECIPES.  

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Thrifty Never Meant Cheap!

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As a farmer I sometimes have a negative reaction to conversations about the high cost of food. Ok, I always have a negative reaction. Thank goodness for our amazing team – they calm me down every time.

This week we had a conversation about costs, value, and how supermarkets set their prices, and I realized that it would be good for me to share my perspective and the less obvious but measurable benefits of this unique regional food model.

So here goes…

First and foremost: good, healthy, nutritious, clean, and trustworthy food costs more to produce.

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Weekly Menus April 7

salad beet and pear 800x400 Looking for dinner ideas? Below you will find meal suggestions from our Weekly Menus. The Menus vary week to week and are updated by Friday morning of each week for the upcoming delivery week. You can either order one of the weekly menus, or mix and match by ordering the ingredients individually.

These menus are designed for simple, easy cooking that doesn’t require a recipe beyond salt, pepper, olive oil and an oven at 375 or a stovetop on medium-high.

These Weekly Menus DO NOT COME WITH RECIPES.  

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