Raccoon Forks Farms newsletter — March 19, 2019

Dear Friends of Raccoon Forks Farms –

Well, we’re finally nearing the end of what turned out to be a tough winter – but we don’t need to tell you that, right? We hope you’re not affected by any flooding, and that you’re enjoying the sunshine and warmer temperatures. At the Farms, we’re fine, just increasingly muddy!

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Recipes from Raccoon Forks Farms: Harriett’s Mom’s Chicken Soup

This is slow food, good to make on a day when the weather is bad and you need something warm and comforting.

1 whole Raccoon Forks Farms chicken 
1 small onion
1 carrot
1 stalk celery
6 whole peppercorns
4 whole cloves
1 bay leaf

Peel onion and trim carrot and celery as needed. Cut carrot and celery stalk in half, crossways. Place chicken, carrot, onion, celery, peppercorns, cloves, and bay leaf in a large pot and fill with water until chicken is covered. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the chicken is falling off the bones.

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Raccoon Forks Farms newsletter – Dec. 18, 2018

Dear Friends of Raccoon Forks Farms –

Season’s greetings! Can you believe it’s the end of the year, already? We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that you’re enjoying the holidays thus far.

It’s been another busy and productive year at the Farms. As we wrote last month, it turned out to be a pretty good year for produce, particularly later in the summer. We had big crops of tomatoes, peppers, okra, garlic, potatoes, beans, and other vegetables – and 2018 will definitely live in our memories as “The Year of the Squash!”

Our squashes grew with exuberance last summer!

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