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September Pickins | San Diego’s Sustainable Farm & CSA

Hey all!! I can smell Fall in the air today. It’s a beautiful thing ūüôā

Fall at Couple Berry Farms

Here’s what’s fresh at the stand:

 

Pomegranates
Granny Smith apples
Fuji apples
Gala apples
Asian pears
Pluots
Yellow peaches
White peaches
Limes
Lemons
Grapes red and black
Heirloom tomatoes
Tomatoes
Cherry tomatoes
Yellow crookneck squash
Zucchini squash
Serano pepper
Jalape√Īo peppers
Habanero peppers
Anaheim peppers
Bill peppers
Spring salad mix
Baby spinach
Swiss chard
Dandelion greens
Parsley
Mint
Oregano
Rosemary
Butternut squash
Onions

And it’s almost time for our second annual pumpkin patch!!

Vista Pumpkin patch 2015 Couple Berry Farms

Vista Pumpkin patch 2015 Couple Berry Farms

The stand at Couple Berry Farms is open Thur/Fri 1-6, and Saturday 9-5 at 629 Mar Vista Dr. Vista, 92081

Find out more about our CSA program at www.coupleberryfarms.com/csa

 

We hope to see you soon!

What’s Fresh | May 8th, 2015 | San Diego’s Sustainable Farm and & CSA

Hey guys! The seasons are slowly transitioning into new crops. We’re phasing out of citrus, and we’re starting to see some stone fruits!

This is what’s at the stand this week:

Some new salads, from mild to spicy and a few in between!
Apricots
Apples
Avocados
Early peaches (limited)
Limes
Spring onions
Beets
Zesty greens mix
Oriental greens mix
Braising mix
Baby kale
Baby spinach
Mizuna
Totsoi
Chinese cabbage
Arugula
Carrots
Turnips
Radishes
Swiss chard

 

We also are so proud to share that we were featured on Palomar College’s news channel this week. You can see our interview right here, starting at minute 11:00.

NCN Show10 05-05-2015 from Palomar College on Vimeo.

We also had one of our recipes featured in 92081 Magazine. You can see that here!

Strawberry Salsa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, we’ve had a pretty exciting week here! Thanks everyone for your support and spreading the word about our family farm. You’re the best!

 

Until next time,

Couple Berry Farms

Thursday/Friday 1-6

Saturday 9-5

629 Mar Vista Dr. Vista, CA 92081

Farm Update | February 26th, 2015 | San Diego’s Sustainable Farm Stand & CSA

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Stock up before the rain

We’re open today- Saturday, and we’d love to see you!

Did you know this is the first year that we’ve stayed open year-round?? Thank you so much for your support! It’s because of our great customers that we were able to make that happen! We’ve got even greater things in store for this upcoming year. Did you know we’re about to install our very first bee box? Yep!!

We’ve got a great variety of fruits and veggies… in fact, it would be a perfect weekend for some homemade chicken soup!

Check out an easy-peasy recipe here: http://coupleberryfarms.com/nourishing-chicken-soup-with-fresh-herbs-vistas-natural-farm-stand/

Veggie Highlight

Collard greens

High in Vitamin A, Potassium, and surprisingly have over one gram of protein in each chopped cup!

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Thanksgiving Giveaway

It’s giveaway time at Couple Berry Farms!

We love our customers and are so happy to have hit 600 fans on Facebook. You guys made that happen by spreading the word about our family farm. We’re so grateful for your support!

 

To say thank you, we’re giving away a Spiral Apple Corer to one lucky participant.

They work amazingly for the holidays and every-day cooking. I use mine for quick apple cobblers, or in the mornings to slice and peel potatoes.

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There are two possible entries and all of our newsletter, new and¬†ol faithfuls, get a freebie entry, but you’ve got to enter on your own down below!

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Season’s are Changing! See Which Fall Fav’s are Stock This Week

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There’s no better time to join our CSA Program

We wanted to let you all in on an amazing special going on right now! Every subscription to our CSA program gets $10 to spend at the farm. 

Even better? Customers who sign up for their pick up over at our friends at Apothecary Off Main ALSO get $10 to AoM! 

That’s $20 in gifts, AND fresh, local produce!

 

There’s a limited amount available, so jump in! The water’s nice!

Subscribe here now!

To be eligible, you need to sign up for six weeks or more, BUT, the offer is open even to re-subscribers or as gifts. Offer expires 12/31/14.

In this week

 

Pumpkins
Grapes
Tangerines
Pomegranate
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Red Delicious apples
Granny Smith apples
Dorset apples
Acorn Squash
Spaghetti squash
Butternut squash
Zucchini squash
Yellow Straightneck
Persimmons
Eggplant
Baby Bok Choy
Cress
Arugula
Heirloom Mustard greens
Purple Mizuna
Swiss chard
Radishes
Rainbow Chard
Dino Kale
Red Loose Leaf Lettuce
Pomegranates
Carrots
Kale
Collard greens
Spring salad mix
Baby spinach
Parsley
Spring onions
Cilantro
Pears

 

Our Pumpkin Patch is Open! | San Diego Local Pumpkin Patch

It’s time!! The season is upon us, and we have just over 100 pumpkins to share with you all!

 

Come on down to Couple Berry Farms and pick out your pumpkin. They’re perfect sizes for carving or painting. Don’t forget to share your creations on our wall on Facebook!

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Our hours are Thursday & Friday 1-6 and Saturday 9-5.

Our Newest CSA Pickup Location at Apothecary Off Main | Vista’s Natural Farm

We are incredibly excited to announce our newest partnership with one of our local favorites. We have officially teamed up with Apothecary Off Main in downtown Vista to bring you even more ways to pick up your CSA box.

 

I¬†visited today to get some exclusive photos of all of the incredible products that are offered there and I was blown away by the quality and variety of products available. Besides their selection of amazing smelling and hilariously named candles, they also carry hand crafted beard oils and creams. Apothecary Off Main carries every available product by J.R Watkins, which has been making products since 1868. I can’t wait to share some new recipes using¬†their natural spices! ((¬†P.S. CSA subscribers get a special discount on these spices!))

We are opening signups today for our launch on Thursday, September 18th, 2014. Boxes will be available for pick ups on Thursdays, and there will be a limited amount of extras on hand if you want to try one out! We suggest signing up ahead of time, because the trial boxes will be on a first come, first serve basis!

 

Signup here today!! And remember, if eligible, you may be able to use PayPal Credit to make your purchase of your CSA Subscription for six months, interest free!

 

You can find out more about Apothecary Off Main on their website and say hello on Facebook. When you stop in, tell them we sent you!

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Farm Fresh Beats (aka What Happens When You Make a Typo on a Farm) | San Diego Farm Stand and CSA

What happens when you advertise fresh beats instead of beets?

Here’s a follow up from last week’s post, where we told you about our unfortunate typo in our last newsletter, and a fun little challenge for our own Farmer Butch!

You guys really wanted to see his fresh beats, so here they are, in all their glory!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and join in on the fun! And don’t forget to stop by Thurs-Saturday for some fresh, local produce ūüôā ¬† PS, proofread, folks!

Fresh Beats or Fresh Beets? | Vista’s Natural Farm Stand

 

Yesterday, this happened.

A fortunate typo was sent out to our entire group of newsletter subscribers.Fresh Beats at Couple Berry Farms¬†You guys got over 100 likes in 24 hours, so now Farmer Butch is going to show you his Fresh Beats. He’s currently working on the choreography ūüėČ But we didn’t want to leave you empty handed.

 

In the meantime, we leave you with this! Fresh Beats are coming soon!

 

 

How to get your free box of strawberries | Vista’s Natural Farm Stand

You’re not going to want to miss the stand!

¬†This week only…

All orders at our Farmer’s Market stand $25 and over get a free box of strawberries*!

Be the first to know about specials like this by joining our newsletter. 

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First come, first serve! Come by today and claim your own!

Couple Berry Farms is located at

629 Mar Vista Dr.

Vista, CA 92081

*CSA boxes not eligible. Offer ends  Saturday, June 7th at 5pm.