Daniel and Ike have been working around the farm this month clearing out that ever intrusive bamboo, grading and planting grass. They are getting the farm ready for our busiest time of the year- spring and summer!
Here is a photo of a bowl full of our mushrooms- and yes, we usually have a bowl of them on our table. Our family thinks mushroom bouquets are as beautiful as any flower bouquet!
The first day of spring is right around the corner! We are gearing up for farmers market season. This will be our first year participating in the Travelers Rest and Greer farmers markets. We are really excited to join in with the other farms producing fresh vegetables for all of our local families and friends.
We are planning on frying mushrooms and handing out samples at our booth. We will also have plenty of fresh mushrooms boxed up and ready for you to take home. We encourage you to add our mushrooms to your weekly grocery list! Our mushrooms are such a easy, healthy and delicious ingredient to add to your recipes throughout the week. Recipes will also be available to guide any "first time" chefs out there.
We will also have dehydrated mushrooms in 2 ounce bags and mushroom powder in 1 ounce bags. Our mushroom powder is a great way to add a savory flavor layer in scrambled eggs, omeletts, soups and mushroom risotto. You can even encrust steaks with this powder for an amazing punch or umami flavor. Mushroom powder is a great way to sneak vitamins and nutrition into your children's diet as well. It can be added by sprinkling on top of any savory dish. We dehydrate the mushrooms for our powder at 160 degrees, a higher temperature, so it will be ready to eat.
We also plan on selling Home Grow Kits. These kits will be extra productive and will produce 2 to 4 pounds of mushrooms! These will be great for science projects for the kids and for you to enjoy harvesting at home.
We will be having several GIVEAWAY product gift sets to promote our farm this season as well. Keep in touch so you don't miss out- go like our Facebook page and Instagram gallery and stop by our booth this spring to sign up! We cannot wait to see you there!
The Greer Farmers Market has its first grand opening event Thursday, April 13th from 4pm to 7pm. Every Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm until September.
The Travelers Rest Farmers Market starts with its annual plant sale May 6th 8:30- 12:30then every Saturday until September.