Saturday, September 25, 2010

News from Cricket Creek Farm

News from
Cricket Creek Farm

What's News...
Bakery Buzz
Welcome El Garcia!
We're On The Map
For Your Calendar
Returning from the Market
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Bakery Buzz
Breakfast Buns on Friday September 27th will be Orange Blossom.
Muffins this week will be...
Monday: Bran with Raisin
Wednesday: Chocolate Chip
Friday: Blueberry
Saturday: Pumpkin Walnut
Buttermilk Currant Scones will be on Thursday and Saturday.
Welcome El Garcia!
We now have a bull! His name is, fully, Cutting Edge Pier El Garcia. We primarily use artificial insemination. El Garcia is a compliment to the A.I.
Cutting Edge Pier El Garcia
A.I. has become much more common in dairies for a number of reasons chief among them the access to genetic varieties and being able to pick particular bulls based on his progeny (good milk quality or quantity or show standards). For instance, we choose bulls who have a record progeny with good milk qualities for cheese instead of a cow who was the largest quantity producer or a blue ribbon winner.
We're On The Map
Click on the map image to visit the Mass Department of Agriculture's website for more information.
Ag Tourism Map
If you feel like touring around our lovely state, pick up a copy of the Massachusetts Agriculture Tourism Map, "Your Guide to Ag-Tivities for the Whole Family".
Be sure to admire the lovely bovine ladies at the bottom!
For Your Calendar...
October 2 & 3: Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge's annual harvest festival. We'll be there with cheese and various baked goods.
October 2: We are participating in "The Place of Taste click here for more information (scroll down to Oct. 2). We'll be at the market!
And for those who really like to plan...
November 20: Holiday Farmer's Markets in Williamstown & Great Barrington. Get local products for your Thanksgiving table (or just any day of the week's table!)
December 18: Holiday Farmer's Markets in Williamstown & Great Barrington. Last year's markets for Thanksgiving were so well received another has been added for Christmas.
Returning from the Market
Only a few more weeks of the Lenox and Williamstown markets!
Our Farmer's Market-Mobile post-market last Friday.
The Farmer's Market-Mobile post-market Friday

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