UCity Pickup News

Thanks to the efforts of Jim Person, our member liaison with Trinity Presbyterian Church, we still have a home at Trinity! We will need to readdress our participation with the church's mission in regards to their food pantry, and will be looking exploring the possibilities of recruiting volunteers, providing more food than the current bi-weekly share we offer, and working together on fundraising events in the future. We will update you as we know more. 

If anyone has ideas they would like to share, or time they would like to offer to Trinity, do let us know.

 

Tip: Clean Greens

The greens we get (particularly some of the winter spinach) can be pretty dirty. Sometimes they're pristinely clean, but still, we suggest you always wash your food! Give it an initial rinse and then remove the stems and soak the leaves in plenty of clean water. I use my salad spinner, placing the leaves in the...Read more

Testimonials

We are very happy to have our products included in shares through Fair Shares.  The folks at Fair Shares have set-up a great distribution schedule that works with smaller scale local farmers taking into account weekly and seasonal limitations in harvesting. The staff at Fair Shares are easy to work with, being both friendly and professional.  They have been very straightforward about their needs and those that the share members represent. We look forward to growing with Fair Shares!

Bobbi Sandwisch, Live Springs Farm, Carrollton, IL 100% Grassfed Beef, Pasture-Raised Pork, Chicken, and Eggs