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FarmShares Week of December 1, 2014


Committing to People & Place

Capay Valley Farm Shop is a commitment—a bond between farmers, the land, chefs of all skill levels, eaters, and urban and rural communities. Our farmers and ranchers commit to growing fresh, quality food. They use sustainable production practices to yield wholesome food you can trust. Our customers commit to support an agricultural community, helping ...

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FarmShares Week of December 15, 2014

Bushel

Collards — Good Humus Produce • Baby Bok Choy & Cilantro — Riverdog Farm • Green Onions — Say Hay Farm • Plus everything in the Peck

Peck

Navel Oranges — Blue Heron Farm • Gold Beets & Satsuma Mandarins — Capay Organic • Butternut Squash — Durst Organic Growers • French Breakfast Radishes — Good Humus Produce • Curly Kale & Nantes Carrots — Riverdog Farm •

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Navel Oranges — Blue Heron Farm • Satsuma Mandarins — Capay Organic • Collards & French Breakfast Radishes […]

Bushel Collards — Good Humus Produce • Baby Bok Choy & Cilantro — Riverdog Farm • Green Onions — Say Hay Farm • Plus everything in the Peck Peck Navel Oranges — Blue Heron Farm • Gold Beets & Satsuma Mandarins — Capay Organic • Butternut Squash — Durst Organic Growers • French Breakfast Radishes — Good Humus ...

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FarmShares Week of December 8, 2014

Bushel

King Richard Leeks, Mixed Braising Greens, Rosemary & White Daikon Radish — Riverdog Farm • Plus everything in the Peck

Peck

Satsuma Mandarins* — Motroni Ranch • Sugar Pie Pumpkin — Durst Organic Growers • Fennel, Green Cabbage, Purple Carrots, Purple Top Turnips & Red Chard — Riverdog Farm •

Bite

Satsuma Mandarins* — Motroni Ranch • King Richard Leeks, Purple Carrots, Red Chard & White Daikon Radish — Riverdog Farm •

Bushel contains listed items plus Peck itemsem> All contents are certified organic unless otherwise specified with […]

Bushel King Richard Leeks, Mixed Braising Greens, Rosemary & White Daikon Radish — Riverdog Farm • Plus everything in the Peck Peck Satsuma Mandarins* — Motroni Ranch • Sugar Pie Pumpkin — Durst Organic Growers • Fennel, Green Cabbage, Purple Carrots, Purple Top Turnips & Red Chard — Riverdog Farm • Bite Satsuma Mandarins* — Motroni Ranch • King ...

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On Seeing an Old Friend

“Mama, I like to see this tule fog.” That’s my daughter, who turned two this year. She’s never seen our winter fog cover the neighbor’s peach trees, then the grapes, the road and then the fenceline, the slope and then the sheep until all we can see is this driveway and our wagon ...

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The Art of Farming

Here in farmer Jim Durst’s beautiful words is a blessing to celebrate what makes putting food on the table possible—the art of farming. On behalf of the Capay Valley farm and ranch community, we wish you a joyous Thanksgiving week. We are gathered here today to rejoice and celebrate farmers and agriculture. The art ...

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This Week on Good Humus

I can feel the chill in the air as I get up in the morning. The seasons are shifting, old man winter doesn’t think we see him coming, oh so slowly into the air, changing the leaves from green to yellow ever so slightly. The days will warm up just like summer, ...

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Fall At Full Belly

Fall. Finally, the farm’s heartbeat has begun its descent back to a resting rate. For the past seven months, the heart of the organism known as Full Belly has been pulsing with growth and energy. Millions of pounds of fruits and vegetables have made their way into thousands of lives, fueling hearts ...

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News From The Farm: Full Belly Farm

I had the honor this week to serve on a University of California Cooperative Extension hiring committee. Cooperative Extension plays an important role in fostering the university’s applied research for the direct benefit of agriculture. Cooperative Extension dates back 100 years as a federally mandated agricultural extension service administered through individual state ...

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A Carinata Kale Story

This story comes from Good Humus Produce. It's about a green that our Bushel members received in their FarmShare last week. Carinata Kale (also spelled Karinata)  is a very special and unique green. It is a cross between mustard greens and Red Russian Kale and has a mildly spicy flavor with the texture ...

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Time-Saving Cooking Strategies From Full Belly Farm

There are definitely vegetables that you will get in your CSA box that will stump you temporarily, but over time, once you experiment with them, you may end up developing a favorite way to use them. Because the pace of our activities keeps all of us so busy, and because so many of ...

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WHO WE ARE

Capay Valley Farm Shop offers a rare opportunity for families and institutions to buy 100% local, seasonal food direct from 40 small, family farms.

WHERE WE ARE

Our pick-up locations.
We currently serve the San Francisco Bay Area through public and private pick-up sites. Our public sites include:

Esparto Pacific Ace Hardware

Oakland YMCA, Bay Grape Wine Shop

San Francisco Avedano's Holly Park Market & Meat Wagon, Cheese Plus, Drewes Bros. Meats, Fatted Calf, Say Cheese

Palo Alto Calafia Cafe

Sacramento Insight Coffee

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