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News from Bartlett's Farm

February 8, 2012
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Winter Hours are 10-6 Monday through Saturday

Cool Class for Kids This Saturday, Feb. 11
10-11 In the Hayloft
valentine
Make Valentine's Cards!

Leave the mess at home and have some fun with your kids and grandkids this Saturday.We'll provide the supplies like construction paper, doilies, and and stickers, and your child can bring their imagination to make valentines cards for classmates and family. Melanie Hajjar, of Cosmic Creations and Seafari Girls will be here to provide inspiration and tips for creative card making. $5 per child.


Eat More Kale!
According to WebMD, kale is a nutritional powerhouse!

One cup of kale contains 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of calcium and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), 40% of magnesium, 180% of vitamin A, 200% of vitamin C, and 1,020% of vitamin K. It is also a good source of minerals copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.

To read the rest of the article in WebMD, click here

Chef Neil has developed a delicious recipe using raw kale - don't run away - it's really good! Using lots of other fresh veggies and herbs, this recipe is very different from eating plain old kale! We sampled it at the kitchen counter a few days ago and it was a hit, even with non-kale lovers.
Go to the recipe page of our website for the recipe!

For dessert, try one of Devon's sweet treats that he demonstrated
at his chef talk last weekend!

Around the Farm...

Friday night is Rotisserie Chicken Night and Tuesday is Prime Rib night. A whole Bell and Evans rotisserie chicken and two sides is $14.99, the prime rib is $15.99 per pound, and both include two sides! On Valentine's Day, we will be adding a special dessert for two to the prime rib dinner!


We randomly offer rewards for Friends of the Farm and we have some doozies planned for March! The key is, you need to be a Friend of the Farm
to take advantage of the rewards. Now's your chance to become a FOTF!
It's free. Just fill out an application next time you shop!
Watch for chocolate around the market the next several days. You might see some special bars bundled with bunches of flowers (hint, hint.) You will certainly see lots of great chocolate desserts in the kitchen counter case!
Three crops of greenhouse tomatoes have been sowed, and the first crop has been transplanted. Another few weeks and they will get planted into the greenhouse!

Only 16 weeks until this
baby tomatoes
turns into this!
bartletts tomato

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