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PLEASE NOTE: THURSDAY PICKUP GROUPS SHOULD NOT MAKE TRADES/ORDERS UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THE EMAIL ON WEDNESDAY EVENING! We update the store for Thursday's groups after Wednesday's pickups are over (after 7:00p.m.), and we are only working on Wednesdays orders on Wednesday morning. The Thursday orders will be lost, so if you have sent an email on Wednesday for your Thursday order before receiving the email, please send it again after you receive the email Wednesday afternoon/evening.

If you have not received the weekly email with the current newsletter by 9:00 p.m., you may check this page to see if it is ready. Please make your swaps and trades by noon on the day of your pick up.

Remember to include your pickup group and name if you email us, please!

 

What are garlic scapes and how do I use them? Garlic scapes are the shoot and the seed pod of the hard neck garlic plant. If left on the plant, the seed pod would grow into a bulb much like the root bulb of garlic. This is undesireable because it competes with the nutrients and the bulb of garlic will be wimpy...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