Coming Soon – Season Begins in May 2016!

Strawberries with Logo Top

Hard to believe that our CSA season will be starting in just a few short weeks! Have you reserved your farm share?  Don’t miss out on these sweet strawberries!

By supporting local small farmers, you are investing in the life of a farm family and making it possible for them to continue to produce food that is not just healthier, more dense in nutrients, but also fresher and tastier. Fresh picked the same day you receive it!

Wow, now that’s fresh!

Most families do not have time to visit farms and seek out the best produce for their families. How can you know if a farm is trustworthy? Ethical? Organic? Sustainable? Growing all the produce they send you? What questions should you ask? Where do you even start?

The farmers that we support have been vetted and visited regularly. We seek out the best produce, grown naturally, sustainably and with current organic standards. We seek out pastured meats and artisan products that promote optimal health. We bring to your table what we are serving at our own table.

We believe that supporting a farmer that you can trust – is worth their weight in gold!
We are honored that so many families in Middle Tennessee trust us to bring the farm to their family. In a world where food labels mean nothing and men are fueled by greed and fortune, we are so thankful to bring you food that is grown the way it should be – naturally, nutrient-dense and free of all chemicals, pesticides and herbicides.

Join today and support honest farmers growing with integrity and steeped in timeless traditions.

There is Still Time to Sign Up and Receive $20 in Farm Bucks!

Golden Rule farm is busy preparing for the upcoming season.  Fields are being plowed by men and horses, seeds are being started in greenhouses kept warm with a wood-burning furnace.  The farm is busy with the anticipation of Spring.  We cherish the old ways….slow, steady, deliberate actions that breed sustainability and old world organic farming.  Despite their refusal to accept modern amenities, the family at Golden Rule farm is light years ahead in soil management, crop and pasture rotation, and above all, raising food that is nutrient-dense.   We appreciate all of you who are supporting this ethical family, dedicated to raising food that is not only clean, sustainable, holistic and healing….but food that is affordable.  They are committed to helping you feed your family the very best produce – at the very best price!

The March 1st $30 in Farm Bucks deadline has passed, but if you missed out – don’t worry, there is still time to sign up! If you plan to still “Pay in Full” we are giving $20 in Farm Bucks during the month of March to anyone who signs up and pays in full. If you would like to take advantage of our payment plan….hurry! March is the last month that you can sign up – pay 25% down and make four more monthly payments. Wait til April and you will only have three months to pay off your balance…..May – only two months to pay off your total. Sign up now to claim your $20 in Farm Bucks – or take advantage of lower monthly installments! Sign Up Here: http://farmhousedelivery.csasignup.com/members/types

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2016 New CSA Pick Up Locations

New locations popping up all over Middle Tennessee……
We are thrilled to announce our new CSA pick up locations this season. We hope to offer sites that cater to the needs of our community. Check it out:our members:

Thursdays at Epic Yoga Center in Brentwood: 782 Old Hickory Blvd #205
Tuesdays at Crossfit Rampage in Murfreesboro: 1402 W College St

Tuesdays – North Mt.Juliet:  Silver Springs Baptist Church on Lebanon Rd.
Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church on Sam Ridley and at Prana Montessori School in Smyrna

We are adding more all the time! Be sure to check back soon!

2016 Season – Ready, Set, Sign Up!

Can you believe that the 2016 Season is upon us? We are so excited to announce some BIG changes for the 2016 season. Our new website is in the works and should go live very soon….until then, check back here and on our Facebook Page and Groups for the latest information. You can also follow us on Twitter – Farmhouse Nashville @farmhouseCSA.

Listening to our members is important to us. Due in part to the feedback we have received from you, we are pleased to announce a Small Share and Medium Share option this season.

The Small Share will be perfect for an individual or couple (based on one – two serving sizes). We will have at least 5-10 different items in every share. Examples of servings for the Small Share would be: two-four ears of corn, one -two sweet potatoes, a pint to a quart of strawberries, a head of lettuce, one to two peppers, one to four tomatoes, a small melon, half a pound of green beans, etc. These are just examples of “serving sizes” for the Small Share to give you an idea of what we aim to grow and pack for this share. This isn’t a guarantee – since nature isn’t always predictable.

The Medium Share is packed to please a family of four – five. We are calling this our Half Bushel Plus Share, since it will be larger (feeds 4-5 people, instead of 3-4 like in past years). Examples of servings featured in the Medium share would be a minimum of four ears of corn and up to 10 or 12. A quart or two of strawberries, two or more heads of lettuce, at least four sweet potatoes, at least four tomatoes (once they are coming in well), one or two melons, three or more peppers, two yellow squash and two zucchini, at least a pound of green beans etc. The Medium share will have 7-14 different items in every share. This share is perfect for the enthusiastic cook or a family that is dedicated to cooking and eating at home three to four nights per week.
Both shares are available Weekly or every other week, Bi-weekly.
We hope you will find these changes to be another way that we are dedicated to serving our members and listening to their feedback!

The price breakdown for the 2016 season:
Small Share Weekly: $18 
Small Share Bi-Weekly: $20

Medium Share Weekly: $24
Medium Share Bi-Weekly: $26

Our season is 28 weeks.  You will receive 28 shares with the weekly option and 14 shares with the bi-weekly option.

We will offer an Early Bird Sign Up beginning Sunday January 24th. When you sign up for the season and pay in full, we will give you $30 in Farm Bucks. You can use these to purchase any and all of our farm products (Maple Syrup, Extra Strawberries, Raw Honey, Golden Eggs, or anything from the farm). It is a great way to receive a savings when you sign up early and pay in full.
We will also offer a 25% down and four monthly payments option for anyone who would like to spread their payments over four months. You must sign up early in order to “cash in ” on the payment plan!  We will post the link for the sign up page soon!  Stay Tuned!!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact
Stephanie Bradshaw 615-693-2519 or farmhousenashville@gmail.com
We look forward to an awesome season with you!

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2015 CSA Season to Begin the Third Week of May

Most of the Spring crops are in the ground – with more going in as soon as the ground dries. This wet Spring has made everything green and lush.  We visited the farm yesterday and took some pictures of the latest happenings……It won’t be long now!!  Strawberries, Sweet Peas, Lettuce, Spinach, Carrots, Onions, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Swiss Chard, Bok Choy, Fennel, Lemon Balm, Mint, Kale, are just a few of the things we saw.  It was row after endless row and acres and acres of Super Foods!

My youngest daughter, Abby, was along with me and made a new friend – Pocahontas the newest addition to the farm.  A “baby” miniature horse.  She followed us around the farm like a little pet.  One of the cutest things I have ever seen!  She even chased after our truck as we left the farm.  I was ready to take her home with us!

Rows and Rows of Nutrition!

Rows and Rows of Nutrition!

Power House Greens!!

Power House Greens!!

Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Abby and Pocahontas

Abby and Pocahontas

New Drop-Off Sites Added -Including Our Newest Site: Spring Hill and Schneider Electric

We’ve added a few more drop-off sites for the upcoming season!
2015 Schedule 
TUESDAYS
*Mt.Juliet North:  ESC Lab Sciences (Look for the green and black ESC sign; pick up is on the east side of the old Chief Rental building, 11935 Lebanon Road) – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
*Mt.Juliet South: Center Chapel Church of Christ (9500 Central Pike) – Tuesdays 4 – 6 PM
*Lebanon:  Blackwell Real Estate Office (Leeville Pike) – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5 PM
*Lebanon: Corn Crib – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
*Murfreesboro: Rutherford County YMCA – Tuesdays 5 – 6:30 PM
THURSDAYS
*Spring Hill – CrossFit Combustion 133 Locke Ave, Spring Hill 37174 – Thursdays 6:45-7:30PM
*Franklin: Wholy Crepe (2000 Meridian Blvd. #120) – Thursdays 4:30 – 6PM
*Smyrna:  Red Realty (701 President Pl, Suite 165) – Thursdays – 4:30 – 6 PM
*Smyrna:  Schneider Electric -330 Weakly Lane Smyrna TN 37167 – Thursday 3:30-5PM

*Nashville: Mission Point Connect, 505 Mainstream Dr. – Thursdays – 3:30 – 5 PM

*East Nashville,1210 Howard Ave – Thursdays 4:00 – 6 PM

*East Nashville:  East End UMC 1212 Holly Street – Thursdays 4:30 – 6 PM

 

 

Updated Schedule of Drop-Off Locations

Hi Friends,
We wanted to share with your our most recent schedule of drop-off locations for our 2015 season. We are excited to add a few new sites, including East Nashville, Green Hills, Smyrna, and Franklin. Check back for more updates as we get closer to May.
TUESDAYS:
Mt.Juliet North:  ESC Lab Sciences (Look for the green and black ESC sign; pick up is on the east side of the old Chief Rental building, 11935 Lebanon Road) – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Mt.Juliet South: Center Chapel Church of Christ (9500 Central Pike) – Tuesdays 4 – 6 PM
Lebanon:  Blackwell Real Estate Office (Leeville Pike) – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5 PM
Lebanon: Corn Crib – Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Murfreesboro: Rutherford County YMCA – Tuesdays 5 – 6:30 PM
THURSDAYS: 
Franklin: Cool Springs, Location TBA – Thursdays TBA
Smyrna:  Red Realty (701 President Pl, Suite 165) – Thursdays – 4:30 – 6 PM
Nashville: Green Hills,  Location TBA – Thursdays TBA
Nashville: East Nashville, 1210 Howard Ave – Thursdays 4:30 – 6 PM

Member Spotlight, Jason and Nicole R.

csabox3This week Farmhouse Delivery spotlights members Jason and Nicole R. from LaVergne,TN

1. How long have you been a member of Farmhouse Delivery? Since August 2014.

2. Have you ever been a member of another CSA? No.

3. Were you a weekly or bi-weekly member? Bi-weekly.

4. Will you plan to sign up for the same membership again?  Yes.

5. What were your five favorite items in the box last season? Tomatoes, watermelon, purple sweet potatoes, kale, summer squash/zucchini.

6. How has being a member of Farmhouse Delivery CSA benefited your family?
We’ve been wanting to eat local, organic foods, but it is hard to get those at the grocery without it costing a fortune. This was so much better AND affordable. We’ve learned how to use some new ingredients and some recipes that feature the produce instead of reducing it to a side dish.

7.  What personal testimony could you share that would help someone who is considering signing up? We highly recommend joining Farmhouse Delivery CSA. It is cost effective in the long run and it feels good to eat healthy and support a local farmer!

Refer a Friend, Receive Rewards

 

Febrewards

 

Refer a friend, receive rewards! Spread the love for Farmhouse Delivery CSA during the month of February and receive a dozen of our pastured, soy-free, GMO-free eggs when your referral becomes a CSA member this month.  

Community Supported Agriculture is just that – support from your community!! And, this month, we need your support!  In order to make sure that we have enough members to support our farmer and his endeavor to add more of the veggies that you love – plus additional things like fresh herbs, more fruits and berries, raw honey, maple syrup and golden eggs – please share us with your family and friends, neighbors and co-workers, churches and social groups!   The best marketing is word of mouth! 

We would like to thank you for helping us in our grassroots campaign by giving you a dozen of our pastured soy-free, GMO-free eggs for every person that signs up as a weekly or bi-weekly member this month.  These eggs are normally sold for $4.50 per dozen.  There is no limit to our farmer’s generosity so tell everyone you know and if 28 people sign up because you referred them, then we will give you a dozen eggs every week throughout the CSA season.  

Your support and enthusiasm makes such a difference.  Because of you, Golden Rule Farm and Rolling Acres Farm are able to concentrate on growing the most nutrient-dense, chemical-free, fresh-picked produce – this side of the Mississippi….or at least that’s what we’ve been told!   

Be sure to act now – this Eggcellent opportunity is only good during the month of February!

 

How to spread the love? Share our website and our Facebook page ! We also have fliers and posters available for your area. Let us know if you would like to post some up around town. 

Farmhouse Delivery Team