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Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead

Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead We are a microfarm located in Evansville, Indiana. We produce high quality microgreens with non-GMO, organic seeds using organic farming practices.

Visit our website to learn more about us: www.cheshirecuriosities.com

Operating as usual

We really upped the technology on our outdoor food oasis garden planning this year.
03/10/2022

We really upped the technology on our outdoor food oasis garden planning this year.

When you pair already delicious food with microgreens, the flavor goes from 100 to like 200. It is called Flavor Math. M...
03/10/2022

When you pair already delicious food with microgreens, the flavor goes from 100 to like 200. It is called Flavor Math. Microgreens make everything super magical. πŸ¦„βœ¨

πŸ“· Credit: @thecopper.house πŸ™Œ

We are this close (πŸ‘Œ) to finishing our sign for our in our front yard. Whatta ya think of it? ✌😁
03/06/2022

We are this close (πŸ‘Œ) to finishing our sign for our in our front yard. Whatta ya think of it? ✌😁

FARM HOURS: We are open today!Friday - Tuesday | 12 PM - 6 PMCONVENIENT 1-HR MICROGREEN CURBSIDE PICKUPPlace your order ...
03/04/2022

FARM HOURS: We are open today!

Friday - Tuesday | 12 PM - 6 PM

CONVENIENT 1-HR MICROGREEN CURBSIDE PICKUP

Place your order and swing through in an hour and we will have your order cut fresh for you! Enjoy the maximum shelf life and the convenience of our 1-Hour Microgreen Curbside Pickup!

How it Works:
Your order will be available for pickup in one hour. Simply text us upon arrival, have your confirmation and Photo ID handy. Orders must be placed online no later than 5 PM for same-day pickup. All orders must be picked up no later than Tuesday of that week. Any orders that is not picked up will be eligible for a partial refund.

HEY EVERYONE!Effectively immediately, we are sorry to announce that we have suspended our rewards program for the forese...
03/03/2022

HEY EVERYONE!

Effectively immediately, we are sorry to announce that we have suspended our rewards program for the foreseeable future. To be completely honest, we were so excited for this program but are seeing now that the service is not really user-friendly for us on the backend which caused some serious confusion on how the rewards are earned by our customer.

We have to fess up that by our own misunderstanding this means that rewards were applied on a much larger scale than what was originally intended. Meaning, every order was giving 10% back in rewards versus most standard rewards program's range of 1-3%. We completely apologize for this oversight. It was unnoticed up until this point. We did not intend to misrepresent our rewards program. Being a small farm which is still growing, we keep our product cost reasonably low and our profit margin minimal so you can imagine our shock when we realized what we did! (Awkward.)

THE GOOD NEWS!!! We have already been scouting out other user-friendly services and do plan on redoing the program which will allow referrals. Sharing the love to your friends & family while you benefit from the share as well. We look forward to that in the near future so stay tuned! If you have any questions, please let us know. We are all about transparency in business.

Needless to say, if you have rewards with us for redemption, please know we will do our best to work with you to make amends one-on-one with a fair and worthwhile reward. Without question, we want you to be rewarded for your loyalty! Please contact us below or call Chris at 812-204-4542.

We did a fun experimental grow of popcorn microgreens and it looks like Copper House is having fun playing in the kitche...
02/26/2022

We did a fun experimental grow of popcorn microgreens and it looks like Copper House is having fun playing in the kitchen! 🍿😍🍿

Our Weekly Feature is here! Breaded Pork Loin with bacon & mushroom gravy, served with mashed sweet potatoes & roasted Brussels sprouts! Pairs wonderfully with a glass of Chardonnay!

Here is the menu this week for our Home Delivery service! We will be updating our website regularly for our weekly menu ...
02/24/2022

Here is the menu this week for our Home Delivery service! We will be updating our website regularly for our weekly menu for easy reference. Hope you all have a great week! ENJOY YOUR MICROGREENS

02/19/2022

We are at the Indiana Black Loam Conference to learn and be a part of the community solution! :) So grateful for this info-series!

02/16/2022

Get the royal treatment without the royal price tag. Let us shower you with the gift of microgreens delivered to your castle - I mean, home - for only $15/delivery. Now that's a noble treasure fit for a king or queen. πŸ•ŒπŸ’

We offer weekly, bi-weekly or monthly delivery options so there is an option for virtually any budget. Questions? Shoot us a message. We'd love to help!

#spoiled #microgreens #delicious #royalty

If you're looking for a special Valentine's Day dinner with deliciously fresh and hyper local ingredients, look no furth...
02/11/2022

If you're looking for a special Valentine's Day dinner with deliciously fresh and hyper local ingredients, look no further than Copper House! Call now to reserve your spot. There's still time! πŸ₯°πŸ’–

We were having fun at Target yesterday. Maybe too much fun. It is true that maybe we miss farmer's market a bit too much...
02/11/2022

We were having fun at Target yesterday. Maybe too much fun. It is true that maybe we miss farmer's market a bit too much. It is also true that we grow year round so you don't have to wait to see our smiley faces at the farmer's market to enjoy our microgreens!

I really love this!!!"You can compost even if you live in the city."
02/08/2022
It doesn’t matter how long you have been homesteading, there is always more to learn. I asked my friends to join in and celebrate the growth of my account by sharing something they have learned along the way!

When I created this account, I never imagined that it would grow as big as it has. My goal for the end of 2021 was to hit 3k. Now I’m about to hit 15! FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE!! I have to keep saying it out loud because I cannot believe it! I keep refreshing my page because it doesn’t feel real!

Thank you all for following along! I cannot tell you how grateful I am to be able to share our journey with you!

Thank you to everyone who helped with this reel! (In order of appearance!)
@thewisconsinhomestead
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@woodlotonpotts
@fallenoaksfarm_mn
@homegrown.living
@moderndayhomesteading
@soilsolutionshomestead
@modernminihomestead
@vaughan_family_farm
@highway.homestead
@fernwoodsfarm
@thewillowandhound
@betterwiththyme
@masondixonacres
@theappalachianhomestead
@tory.shultz

#sustainableliving #funfacts #homesteadinglife #urbanhomestead #urbanhomesteading #urbanhomesteader #growbuildraise #minihomestead #backyardhomestead #backyardhomesteading #homestead #homesteader #homesteadersofthemidwest #homesteadersofinstagram #homesteadersofamerica #modernhomestead #moderndayhomesteading #modernminihomestead #modernhomesteading #illinoishomestead #homesteadersofillinois #homesteading

I really love this!!!
"You can compost even if you live in the city."

Stumbled across this pic of myself representing CC this past summer. 🌞 On cold days like this, I can't wait for the weat...
02/04/2022

Stumbled across this pic of myself representing CC this past summer. 🌞 On cold days like this, I can't wait for the weather to to warm up so I can see all your faces again! We are really enjoying getting to know you all. 🌱🀍 Have a wonderful weekend!

Please monitor your emails if you're one of our Home Delivery customer. πŸ₯Ά Stay safe if you must travel.
02/02/2022

Please monitor your emails if you're one of our Home Delivery customer. πŸ₯Ά Stay safe if you must travel.

01/28/2022

Come visit us this week and get a 20% discount on all Curious Samplers and Curious Lil' Thangs when you pick up at the farm. We are located at 616 Lodge Ave in Evansville, IN. We will be here from noon to 6pm. Get your microgreens from your favorite microgreen people!!

Use Code: WINTER

It's delivery day at Cheshire Curiosities so @bargetownmarket is getting some freshly harvested microgreens for their Gr...
01/27/2022

It's delivery day at Cheshire Curiosities so @bargetownmarket is getting some freshly harvested microgreens for their Grab 'n Go salads! Stop in this week for a soup and salad combo.

We've got your microgreen menu for your Home Delivery subscription box this week! It includes a special variety that we ...
01/27/2022

We've got your microgreen menu for your Home Delivery subscription box this week! It includes a special variety that we custom blended for Bargetown Market that they use in their ready-to-eat salad boxes. This yummy blend includes two varieties of radish, broccoli, kale, cabbage, kohlrabi and southern mustard. We really love the flavor and hope you enjoy this custom blend in your produce box this week.

Enjoy your microgreens this week!

You asked, we delivered. Quite literally. :) If you are receiving Home Delivery of our microgreens, this is what you can...
01/20/2022

You asked, we delivered. Quite literally. :) If you are receiving Home Delivery of our microgreens, this is what you can expect in your produce box this week.

Enjoy! Remember, it tastes better when you play with your food. At least in our humble opinion.

Located on West Franklin, Copper House is a perfect spot for a brunch with the girls or a great place for a cozy date ni...
01/17/2022

Located on West Franklin, Copper House is a perfect spot for a brunch with the girls or a great place for a cozy date night. Whatever the celebration or occasion is to eat good food, they've got you covered!

Copper House intentionally focuses their efforts on supporting local farmers and that sets them apart from the rest. We are proudly supplying them with our high-quality microgreens and would love for you to show them some support while enjoying some delicious 'fare & libations.'

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01/12/2022

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Growing some indoor cabbage and broccoli with some fun success.πŸ€πŸ’œπŸ’š
01/08/2022

Growing some indoor cabbage and broccoli with some fun success.
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Start the New Year out right by dining at Copper House where you will find our microgreens on their delicious dishes!!πŸ“·:...
01/02/2022

Start the New Year out right by dining at Copper House where you will find our microgreens on their delicious dishes!!

πŸ“·: Rob Lacer

Happy New Year!!! From Shannon & Chris πŸ₯³
01/01/2022

Happy New Year!!! From Shannon & Chris πŸ₯³

Today we bring you our featured interview on #TheUrbanFarm podcast where we talk about educational gaps in nutritional d...
12/31/2021

Today we bring you our featured interview on #TheUrbanFarm podcast where we talk about educational gaps in nutritional density and community. We talk about sharing love by providing basic needs to your community and taking ownership of the needs in your local area.
Tune in at www.urbanfarm.org/shannonowen to listen! 🌱

Happy New Year everyone!! Hope you have an amazing (and safe) venture into 2022. We reflect at this time of year and we ...
12/31/2021

Happy New Year everyone!! Hope you have an amazing (and safe) venture into 2022. We reflect at this time of year and we are so grateful to all our customers for buying our produce and believing in us. Without you, we wouldn't still be here.

Small farms start up all the time and flop. Truth be told, it isn't an easy path sometimes. And we've always wanted our small business to grow organically, by the mouths of awesome people like you. We've seen some very hopeful growth in our business since its humble beginnings in February of early this year. Being newlyweds and starting a small farm, it really was a challenge. Not to mention all the challenges we are facing in the world today. And let's be honest, we sincerely over-estimated how much time and effort doing 2 farmer's markets a week would be for us. We sure learned a lot about each other when it came to communication. Haha! Shannon having a full-time job and running another small business and Chris having growing responsibilities, taking care of all our many animals, we found really quickly that there weren't enough hours in the day sometimes.

With all of that I say and all joking aside, we thank you, but man we're tired. So you can guess who is taking a break this week! ;)

πŸ’Έ NEW REWARDS & REFERRAL PROGRAM πŸ’ΈEarn rewards on every purchase and if you refer a friend and they purchase, you get 25...
12/30/2021

πŸ’Έ NEW REWARDS & REFERRAL PROGRAM πŸ’Έ

Earn rewards on every purchase and if you refer a friend and they purchase, you get 250 Rewards and they get 150 Rewards!!

We've added a way to reward you when you shop our farm! It's a fun way to rack up rewards to be redeems discounts towards future purchases. Who said money didn't grow from plants? ;)

Find the Rewards program on the bottom left section of our site to join!

Wishing you and yours a special Christmas filled with lots of hugs, joy and laughter!Our farm pick-up will reopen on Mon...
12/23/2021

Wishing you and yours a special Christmas filled with lots of hugs, joy and laughter!

Our farm pick-up will reopen on Monday, December 27th. Have a Merry Christmas! πŸŽ„

Come see this reindeer at the 11th Hour Holiday Shop n' Sip today from 2-5pm! πŸ¦ŒπŸŽ„
12/18/2021

Come see this reindeer at the 11th Hour Holiday Shop n' Sip today from 2-5pm! πŸ¦ŒπŸŽ„

Find us at @myriadbrewing today for their 11th Hour Sip n'Shop event happening from 2-5pm today. We are selling gift car...
12/18/2021

Find us at @myriadbrewing today for their 11th Hour Sip n'Shop event happening from 2-5pm today. We are selling gift cards for your last minute shopping! Buy $30 in gift cards for only $25! Shopping local hasn't felt so good. πŸŒ²πŸ’

Address

Evansville, IN
47714

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 6pm
Tuesday 12pm - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 6pm
Saturday 12pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Telephone

+18122044542

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Engelbrecht's Countryside Orchard seeks food truck for this Saturday, October 30th. There will be a season's-end mini farm market in addition to u-pick. Producers include: Darnell School Farm - Lovin' Locally Grown, Beautiful Edibles Grow, Loughrie's Honey, Geroges Meat Market, Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead.
Living with what you have is an essential part of Chris and Shannon Owen’s lifestyle. It is why they have set out on a mission to supply their community with sustainable, nutrient-dense produce by converting their East Side home into a hydroponic microfarm. πŸ₯’πŸ… Read more about Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead, home to about 20 types of produce and 15 varieties of microgreens, in the latest issue of Evansville Living! ‡ http://www.evansvilleliving.com/articles/small-crops-big-heart
We're back! Retail pickup at the farm available! Farm sign coming in our front yard soon!
Have you been to NOCO PARK? It's a pop up, urban park in downtown Evansville on 3rd Ave. (NOCO stands for North of Court St.) They host movie nights and different themed events each weekend. I am excited to be participating in Saturday night's Plant Based Event. We will have a flower bar set up from 5:00-8:00 with all types of flowers from our farm. You can make your own arrangement or we can design one for you. I plan to have some botanical jewelry there, too. There are several other great vendors participating including Flourish Plant-Based Eatery, Henderson Juice Co., Leaf & Eye, Sixth and Zero, Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead, several artists, and a DJ. Come see us! Photos of some of our flowers we will have available on Saturday in Noco Park's space by Neeley Photography.
Looks like a fun endeavor, Shannon! I'm weaning myself off fB. Its become too much to nanage, so I must decline. I wish you success.
Small victory in the locally grown food system! Downtown Evansville Indiana's Bargetown Market is now selling hydroponically grown microgreens from Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm + Homestead. These nutrient dense greens can be used in salads, sandwiches/wraps, smoothies, & more! πŸ₯¬
Today is Operation Samples! If you see us around town today, come find us for a free sample. πŸ†“οΈπŸŒ± #samplesunday #evansvilleindiana