Rusty Acres is a CSA farm offering organically grown produce
Hearing the word pollen doesn't always have to be a bad thing
Important tips here! Teach your kids about #realfood and #community.
To get excited about the upcoming season, start checking into recipes that you can't wait to try! http://www.rustyacresfarm.com/recipe
We have been working hard daily, and we love to see progress as well as share it with our members! Peas are sprouting, onions, leeks and potatoes are planted, the greenhouse is full of plants, a
We have been working hard daily, and we love to see progress as well as share it with our members! Peas are sprouting, onions, leeks and potatoes are planted, the greenhouse is full of plants, and we are really looking forward to a wonderful season.
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Eat Local Grown
Rusty Acres Farms will be hosting some of Farmer Ken's Bees, and thought we'd share some interesting facts on why honey bees are so important. What fact did you find the most interesting?
With the warmer weather this week, we got the chance to begin seeding our eggplants. Do you have a favorite eggplant recipe?
Know the story of you and your families food. Eat local.
How many of you still have questions on whether joining Rusty Acres Farm CSA program would benefit you and your family? Contact us today at (609) 701-0164 so we can help!
Over the last couple decades, CSAs (or farm shares, as they are commonly known) have become increasingly popular. Learn about the benefits of CSAs. Related posts:What Are The Benefits of Buying and Eating Organic Food? What is Local Food? Defining Local Food Sustainable Agriculture and Farm Worker…
We've all heard numerous times that eating veggies is good for us, but do we actually know why? Thinking green for St. Patty's Day coming up, and thought we'd share the benefits of Kale. "Like" if Kale is a part of your diet!
This is what your grocery store looks like without bees
One of every three bites of food comes from plants pollinated by honeybees and other pollinators. Yet, major declines in bee populations threaten the availability of many fresh ingredients consumers rely on for their dinner tables.
Did you know that Rusty Acres Farm offers a Work Share program? To learn more, go here:
Our workshare program involves members working three hours a week on the farm from Memorial Day thru Labor Day and in return you will receive your share for half-price. The work share program involves farm work that is physically demanding. Anyone interested must contact us as space is very limited...
Just a small reminder from your friends at Rusty Acres.
More snow...more slick roads. Please be safe if you're out and about this afternoon.
Many people have questions about CSA, Local harvest is a great website and does a great job of explaining Community Supported Agriculture
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Fill Your Plate
One bushel of corn is 56 lbs. That means US farmers can produce an average of more than 9000lbs of corn per acre.
10 Ways to Fill Your Day with Fruits and Vegetables (Part 2)
Here in Arizona, it is easy to find fresh, locally grown, affordable fruits and vegetables all year round. Building off of the tips we gave in part 1 of this series, here are the remaining tips that will help you fill your plate and your day with fruits and vegetables.
10 Ways to Fill Your Day with Fruits and Vegetables (Part 1)
According to the Centers for Disease Control, less than 25% of us are even coming close to eating the recommended number of servings for fruit and vegetables each day.
How the Monsanto Protection Act snuck into law
A provison that protects the biotech giant from litigation passed Congress without many members knowing about it
I am looking for help this summer? If you know of anyone that might be interested please give them my contact information....I am looking for work shares too.....you only pay half price in exchange for working on farm??
Fill Your Plate
Farmers will need to produce as much food in 40 years as has been produced in all of human history.
Fill Your Plate
Did you know? 2 times more food is produced by today’s American farmer than their parents or grandparents did using less land, energy, water and fewer emissions.
Fill Your Plate
Farmers are some of the most hopeful people in the world! So thankful for that!!
Transplanting tomatoes in greenhouse for high tunnel production, we should have tomatoes a month early this season....
Also seeding scallions, herbs, fennel, kale and flowers...
All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.
Photos of farm
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