Local Bounty Update

| August 14, 2014

Good Morning,

Again it is quite chilly, it makes me think of fall!  Soak up the rest of the summer if you can and make sure to come see us this week.  Open today and tomorrow 10-6, Saturday 9-1.

Did you know?

We have exciting events coming up!


Ted E Bear Mommy & Me Cookie Decorating Class

Katie Hultz is organizing a Mom & Me cookie decorating class themed around Teddy Bears. There are two class date/time options (Tuesday, August 19 from 6-8 p.m. or Sunday, August 24 from 2-4 p.m.). The class is $25 for one adult and one child pair ($10 for an additional child with a limit of two children per adult). Katie will supply all the supplies and you’ll get to take your cookies home. Registration is required and can be done at Local Bounty.

Farm to Table Dinner Entertainment Announced

Are you joining us for our second annual Farm to Table Dinner? If not, you won’t want to miss this grassroots event that celebrates everything local. Local food. Local wine. And local fiddling. Jeremy Timmons, an area fiddler, will be our entertainment for the evening. He’ll join us for some post-dinner tunes in the century old bank barn at Carson House Farm (located just north of Keene on SR 643). This year’s dinner will be on Saturday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m.. Bob McKenna will cater a three course dinner featuring all local ingredients. For more information and/or to reserve your tickets, contact Kristi Adelsberger (623-8914 or [email protected]. We have already sold as many tickets this year as we did last year…and we still have a few weeks until the event. Space is limited, so be sure to get yours sooner than later. There is a vegetarian dinner option

Vendor Updates:

Enrico’s Hot Peanuts
We have restocked our shelves and those delicious peanuts are once again available to Local Bounty customers. Did you notice our new package? It helps to keep our nuts fresher for a longer period of time – of course, you will want to eat them up pronto, they are so good! Football season is just around the corner and our peanuts go great for those weekend pigskin get-togethers and for those tailgate parties. Come on in and pick up a couple of bags!

Hillbippie

We have two new chickens on our mini farm, they are bantam silkies.  They look like kittens instead of chickens, and did you know they have black skin, bones, feet and eyes, how interesting!  Today at LB I will have the ever favorite Braided Challah, it is very rich and super delicious.  It is almost to pretty to eat, almost!  I will also have Focaccia which is very spongy and perfect for sopping up sauce or soup.  Both breads will be in the market around 12.  Check our page on facebook, hillbippie, for photos and updates.  Also in stock are my herb infused wine jellies, they are sure to impress your guests.  Try my herb tea as well, 100% herb, no caffeine, and soothing.


Keene Creek Farm

Our peppered bacon made a re-appearance last week and it’s going quickly already. While we hope this round lasts awhile (four hogs worth), it never lasts as long as you (or we) would like. 🙂 There are a few packs of our smokehouse ham loaf left. We have more ready to pick up at the butcher, but are waiting for an hour of free time to slip up and get it. Our second gilt had a litter of 10 piglets early last Thursday morning. She went downhill quickly after having them and was unable to produce hardly any milk for them. She prolapsed when the little ones were two days old and that was the end of her. So, we have been bottle/pan feeding the 10 little ones every 2-3 hours around the clock. They are all very strong and healthy, so we hope to keep on that path with them. The gilts we had were sisters and had similar complications. There must have been a bad gene in the pool somewhere. We are grateful to have one large littler of pigs out of them, but are discouraged that our first time farrowing went so poorly. Social media has a tendency to make it pretty easy to fall in love with farming and animal husbandry, but it doesn’t always show the less glamorous side of it. Okay, off the soap box now. Thanks for your continued support.

Mullet Apiaries
Some of you have noticed that our inventory has shrunk a bit. It hasn’t been the best year for our girls this year (rain washes nectar out of blooms) and they weren’t able to make as much honey from the spring flow as we hoped. So, we are still offering our honey to our loyal Local Bounty customers but when the shelf empties for the week it will not be refilled until the next week. That way we can be sure to have honey available every week for all of you. Keep your fingers crossed that the fall flow be will bountiful enough for both the bees to live on for winter and for us to have some too! In the meantime, enjoy!

Strawberry Hill Farm

After another big rain, our gardens are again very wet. The beans continue to produce well in spite of all the moisture. This week at Local Bounty, we’ll have lots of beans: Blue Lake green beans, Gold Rush wax beans, some bags of the two mixed, and several bags of larger beans for canning (or long cooking in the pot). We’re also bringing more blueberries and kale. (We have the most beautiful kale row ever this summer!)

 

Thank you for all of your support!

— Local Bounty Vendors

Local Bounty Coshocton, LLC
22951 S.R. 83 N. Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-1400 – We’re also on facebook!

Store Hours:
Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“Coshocton’s only year-round farmers market.”

 

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