January, Handled. 
 
 
 
 
Sometimes it's tough to see the bright side of things in January. Last month's credit card bills have come due, those few pounds that you may have put on over the holidays are stubbornly hanging on, and the weather is, well... predictably dismal. We are slowly but surely discovering little silver linings here on the Farm in steaming cups of fresh coffee, in hearty bowls of pasta served for lunch, and in the jovial exchanges of "Happy New Year" wishes from our year-round customers. We find them in the arrival of winter citrus, in discovery of a bottle of rich, silky red wine, or in the delight of a newly flowering house plant. January is best enjoyed (some less enthusiastic types would say handled) by those who take the time to notice the pleasures in simplicity.  A home-cooked meal, a chapter farther in a book you've been wanting to finish, or in a guilt-free 20 minute walk instead of the usual hour long run, because hey, at least you got outside today. Self-care is as much about positive thinking as it is about exercising, eating or sleeping well. So go on for moment and let your efforts be enough*.  The bills will get paid, the days will get longer, but for now, luxuriate in the slow simplicity of winter. Below, we share our silver linings with you. Keep calm and January on!

*Check out this original tune by 
 Molly Tuttle to help yourself say,
'that's good enough!' 
 
 
 
 
 
Winter's Gift of Citrus
 
 
 
 
Our favorite off-season produce offerings have started to arrive  
 
 
 
 
Champagne Mangoes, 
Strawberry Papayas, 
Cara Cara Oranges
 
 
Pomelo Salad with Chile, Lime, Peanuts, and Coconut
 
 
Star fruit,
Pomelos, 
Meyer lemons,
Kumquats,
 
 
Kumquat
upside-down cake
 
 
French Butter Pears,
Persimmons,
Pomegranates, 
Rambutan 
 
 
27 Mango Recipes That Bring the Tropics to You
Quinoa, Fennel, and Pomegranate Salad
Spiced Persimmon Tart with Brandy Mascarpone
 
 
Friends, with Benefits!
 
 
 
 
There's never been a better time to be a Friend of the Farm! We have lots of exciting things in store for our "FOTF" customers this year and now enjoy an automatic 500 points
for signing up! 
 
 
 
 
 
Don't Miss The Daily Bite!
Join our Lunch E-Blast
 
 
 
 
Get first dibs on the day's hot soups, pastries, specials and desserts. Be the first to receive special holiday menu offerings and other kitchen news! Click here to join
 
 
 
 
Where's The Beef?
Boar's Head Roast Beef, Pepper jack Cheese, Red Onions, Fresh Spinach, Tomato & Sriracha Mayo toasted on Italian Bread
 
 
 
 
 
 
'New Year, New You' Recipe of the Week
 
 
Try this recipe for a healthy and delicious Breakfast Cookie by Bakery professional, Cheryl Gregorich
 
 
Winter Warmers
 
 
 
 
Delicious, warming red wines for the chilliest of nights.
 
 
 
 
Brian and Stephy Terrizzi are the winemaker-viticulturist couple behind the Broadside wines. “Sustainably-farmed, we harvest at lower sugars and use little to no new oak to create wines of balance and finesse that make sense on the dinner table. Sourced from sustainably farmed, SIP certified vineyards in San Luis Obispo County. The 2017 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits attractive aromas of ripe blackberry and red cherry, framed by a touch of oak. It's supple and open-knit on the palate, with a juicy core of fruit and light structuring tannins, concluding with a long finish. $17.99
 
 
 
 
 

La Florencia Malbec is tended organically and has plentiful red fruit aromas with delicate touches of spice and pepper. On the palate, plummy soft and ripe tannins let you enjoy a long-lasting and rich finish, roasted pork would be the perfect pairing. $14.99
 
 
 
 
 
Meinklang is one of Austria's most interesting organic producers. Demeter certified biodynamic, they are crafting inviting naturally styled and fresh wines from Burgenland.
The Red is a blend of Zweigelt, Blaufrankisch and Saint Laurent done with carbonic maceration, preserving all the fresh juiciness and bright red fruit flavors. Pair with pepperoni pizza, roasted mushroom risotto, spiced chicken stew with wheatberries & squash. $17.99
 
 
 
 
We're Hiring!
 
 
 
 
Garden Center Assistant Manager
Do you have a way with people and plants? Bartlett’s Farm is looking for a full-time year round supervisor for our Garden Center. This position works closely with our Garden Center Manager to maintain our high standards of quality in plant material and product.  Applicants must be friendly, knowledgeable about plants, as well as proficient with MS Office and POS systems, able to work weekends and lift 50lbs on a regular basis. Competitive salary, generous benefits and 30% discount make this great job even better. Please fill out an application at www.bartlettsfarm.com


 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
1/20/2020- Martin Luther King Day (honor roll students get 25% off lunch today at the farm when they use their FOTF card!)

1/31/20- Attention Ladies Night VIP Ticket-holders-Last Day to use your VIP Ladies Night 20% OFF Coupon 
 
 
        
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