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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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November Newsletter

November was a whirlwind of activity. With building projects, calving, markets, turkey harvest and a major power outage all in just 30 days!

July Newsletter

Summer lasts only about a 100 days (and not all of those sunny) and so this is our busiest time of year. We’ve been busy making hay, watching our new farm emerge from the forest and moving animals to maximize the lush green grass. Hay has been slow and steady with great yields due to…
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Turkeys 2016

UPDATE: We are SOLD OUT for 2016. Please see us at farmers market to add your name to our waiting list. We thank you for your support of organic farming! Our gorgeous organic turkeys are out on pasture surrounded by the colors of autumn. We are rotating these birds through a section of field we…
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October Newsletter

Lamb is back! So many of our customers have been waiting patiently- thank you! Our lamb is 100% grass-fed which is part of the reason for the wait. We graze our lambs all summer and this year was particularly tricky with the drought to provide enough forage to help them grow. We will have a…
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Summer Turkey

We’re adding new products to our current line-up of certified organic meats! These include ground turkey, drumsticks, wings and backs.  This will lengthen our turkey season which had been limited to whole birds for Thanksgiving. One of our goals is to be able to offer all of our products year round. So, getting turkeys in…
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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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Preparing Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Thank you for purchasing a turkey from Apple Creek Farm. Below are a few tips to ensure your turkey is cooked to perfection.  Bring the turkey to room temperature before roasting, this will ensure it cooks evenly. Pastured birds cook faster, check frequently. Use a meat thermometer- meat is done at 145 degrees. If the legs and…
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