Happy New Year! As 2024 gets underway, we would like to convey our heartfelt thanks: We have been delivering our weekly boxes filled with fresh, seasonal fare and housemade provisions going on 11 years now! We couldn’t do it without you and truly appreciate your enthusiastic feedback and support. To our new 2024 subscribers, welcome! We cannot wait to share the bounty of the farm with you in the year ahead.
On that note, we are in the midst of moving our F&L headquarters into a new warehouse space located near to the farm that will enable us to have more room to prep your weekly boxes. Once that move is complete, we will update you on when you can expect those weekly deliveries to begin! Meanwhile, in between trips to and fro, we have been pulling together some exciting new menus and organizing fresh and fun provisions for the months ahead; we cannot wait to share the best of the farm with you.
As we also wind down from the holiday season, now is a time of planning here at the farm. Seed catalogs are beginning to arrive, a most awaited and favorite time to read of new varieties and old favorites, reminding us of the delights of spring with the anticipation of new seedlings soon to be popping up in the greenhouse. The milder than usual winter weather has made farm chores seem like less of a chore, as we walk about the farm caring for the animals. The “girls” are still busy laying while all snug in their coop and the other resident animals are staying warm and toasty, cuddled up in extra straw to weather the cold nights.
During darker evenings or gloomier days, you can find us in our happy place: our in-house creamery, Bellsong, where our two resident cheesemakers Pam and Meghan are ever-busy working on new creations like herbed-kissed fromage blanc, creamy ricotta or silky crème fraîche. And, of course, we are all eagerly anticipating our first Classes on the Farm workshop of the new year on January 27th covering these very same cheeses; register today and join us!
We hope your New Year is off to a safe and healthy start—here’s to great growing, connecting and, of course, eating in 2024!