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Category: what’s in season

What’s Your Shopping Style?

Are you a Farmers’ Market Shopper ? There are many advantages to shopping at farmers’ markets. Some of these include: You can see everything! We’ll always show you various size options to help you find the right fit. You’ll also be able to see how our products are packed, how cuts are marbled and the…
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Crumb Top or Not: Our two favorite muffins

Muffins were always a huge treat growing up and they still are! Getting up early to mix these and bake for breakfast does take a bit of planning. Jake is the baker in our household and so when he makes these, it is always appreciated! Our favorite way to eat these are with generous curls…
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What’s in Season?

What’s in season now? and what’s to come? Each year we reflect on our goal to raise enough of each of our products to provide them to you on a year-round basis. Our “what’s in season” infographic, above is a visual representation of that goal. In the winter, we review what you purchased, how much…
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Gyoza Inspired Meatballs & Scallion Pancakes

When we see the first scallions of the season at farmers’ market, it is time for this dynamic duo! These two recipes combine for a delicious meal designed to enliven your meal planning. We use a pound each of pork & beef to make a double batch of these meatballs. If that feels like a…
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Sausage Egg Cups

Breakfast IS the most important part of the day and isn’t it even more delicious when it’s ready quickly?! One of our favorite breakfasts to make ahead of time are these sausage egg cups. Despite our intentions to make them last for a few days, these frequently become our favorite snack for second breakfast too,…
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What’s In Season?

If you’ve seen our display at farmers market you know that the “Whats’s In Season” sign is part of it! This is our way of sharing with you when certain products are available. This chart is unique to our farm! Many of you have been asking about chicken. For Apple Creek Farm this is a…
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What’s a Pullet?

If you’ve visited Apple Creek Farm’s booth at your local farmers’ market lately then you’ve seen a stack of egg cartons labeled, pullet. Enough visitors have looked across the table at me and wondered, “What’s a pullet?” that I figured a public explanation is in order. According to the dictionary, pullet is a noun meaning a young hen,…
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InstaChicken

As many of you know we love to eat! And, we love it when you share recipes with us. A few weeks ago one enthusiastic eater shared this recipe with me. It is a simple yet foolproof way to cook a moist, flavorful whole chicken. I tried the recipe myself and found that yes, it…
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How to Put the Meat in Meal Planning

In our house, dinner is often discussed over breakfast. The dreaded question, “What do you want for dinner?” usually elicits a heavy sigh. Despite being farmers and enthusiastic cooks with access to seasonal vegetables and a wide variety of meat on hand, meal planning isn’t any easier for us than it might be for you.…
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June Newsletter

May seemed like an especially long month, with so many different things keeping us busy. We received chicks every week, transitioned from barn life to pasture rotations, took Sam (the bull) up to Penobscot for the summer and let our summer turkeys out of their brooder. Everyone is doing well despite the cooler (then much…
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