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First beet harvest of the season.
May Member Meeting Reminder! • May 13th, 2015

See You Next Week @

the Pre-Season Member Meeting!

Tuesday, May 19th @ 6:00 pm,
German Park Pavillion, New Ulm 

We are super excited to kick the season off together! We want to give you all the tools to make you a *rockstar* CSA/Farm Share member, answer all your questions and talk about some details and logistics for the season. It's a great chance for you to ask questions and build a foundation of success for the season. We know everyone is busy, so we'll keep it brief and get you on your way! 
  • We'll bring the snacks, you bring yourselves!
  • There will be door prizes!
  • Bring the kiddos!

 Please RSVP by May 17th

  • by phone: 507.439.6541
  • by text: 507.412.7605
  • alternativerootsfarm@yahoo.com
Your farmers,

Brooke & John


Please add both of these emails to your address book:
alternativerootsfarm@yahoo.com
goodfood@alternativerootsfarm.com

Balances Due June 1st  If you have a balance due you should have received your invoice in the mail, along with your invitation. Please lend us a hand by turning in your remaining balances by the due date. This lets us focus on the important work of planting, weeding, and more, instead of the office work. Thank you in advance!

Fresh From the Farm

Farmer Shenanigans Peas, potatoes, carrots, beets, spinach, lettuce, kohlrabi, cabbage, kale, onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, rhubarb, strawberries and asparagus are growing in the field! It's sure greening up and taking shape. Beans should be germinating any time. As the chance for frost dwindles more and more gets planted.

Orchard Shenanigans Robots have taken over the orchard! Okay, I watch too much sci-fi. Ryan Nosbush is doing a time-lapse photography project at the orchard - sweet! But he did really put a robot out there :P
 
Barnyard Shenanigans Piglets!! We can see and feel them kicking. Bellies are dropping further. Within the next week we will be welcoming new life to the farm!
 
From our Blog
Waterworks 2.0 & Planting Time (4.25)

Articles of Interest
Elderberry Boosts Immunity
 

Contact Information:

Home: 507.439.6541
Brooke Cell: 507.412.7605 (call/text)
alternativerootsfarm@yahoo.com
alternativerootsfarm.blogspot.com
facebook.com/alternativerootsfarm 
Instagram: alt.roots.farm

Member Opportunities


Moody Bees Honey Co. Add-On 
Now Available!    ~    Order Form
This brand new CSA add-on gives you the option of three different packages, offering honey, raw or infused honey, lip balm and herbal teas. This is a great option to add another local product, produced sustainably, and supporting another small-scale, local, beginning farm as they expand their business this year. Moody will be placing four hives at our farm, so some of the honey may be made here! Moody Bees Website


Apple Booster (CSA Only) 
You can still add this Booster!
All CSA members receive 1-2 lbs of apples each week during apple season, this Booster gives you the option of getting more apples at a discount. The Booster adds 2 lbs of apples, for six weeks, for $30


 

T-Shirts

We are looking to deplete our 2014 inventory! Ask us about size availability - S-3XL.

Ladies and Men's fits     Gray/White
100% Organic Cotton   
$20.00 each  Now $18.00 each

Budding Farmers Program

This is a unique educational program that offers six weeks of enrichment materials teaching kids about local foods. Get a kid-sized tote, binder and six packets of activities and information for $30. Please share with friends that may be interested, this is available to non-members as well. Order online.

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