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Tag: chicken

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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Broth + Barley = A simple equation with loads of yummy possibilities

This barley soup has become one of our “go-to” soups this winter. Of all the options, our favorite is to make it with lamb bones because of the mellow, almost sweet flavor they add. Abby makes it in the Instant Pot, and the first step is to cook the bones on the soup setting (high…
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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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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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April Newsletter

We’re just about done with lambing with a single ewe left. The goat kids have begun to arrive and we have 10 kids out of 5 does so far! The lambs are bashful and shy when they are born, while the goat kids come into the world willful and independent. We give all our newborns…
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Early August

For me the weather in July seemed more like August, so it feels a bit like we’re getting an extra month of summer! We’ll be busy this month with our last two groups of broilers, introducing the turkeys to pasture and hopefully enjoying a day or two at the beach with visiting family members. We…
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2016 Market Season

Where can you find Apple Creek this summer?

Keeping Warm in Winter

When the temperature plummets we are often asked how the animals cope, here’s how. Bedding For each animal group we make sure there is ample bedding. For the hens that means fresh shavings on the floor of their coop and in their nest boxes. In the cow barn we put down several bales of shavings with…
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You’re Invited!

Don’t forget THIS SUNDAY is Bowdoinham Open Farm Day! Apple Creek will be open from 9 am – 12 noon and we look forward to seeing you! Make it a day trip by staying around for the local foods barbeque happening at the Mailly Waterfront Park 3 pm – 6 pm, the meal will include…
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