I am not against an Organic label. I highly favor food that is safe to eat. What I am against is putting my faith in a label that is the standard of bureaucrats. And what I have learned about bureaucrats is that they lack standards.
So much power lies in the pockets of the consumer but we continually capitulate our sovereignty to corrupt bureaucrats. In return, they create powerful propaganda that sounds sweet and lovely. We repeat their propaganda like a forest of mockingbirds. Unfortunately, too many times we are repeating expressions that lack reality.
A simple truth is that the Organic standard continues to erode and is actually hurting small farms. Listen here to other pure food experts; one who thinks the Organic label is a fraud and another that provides the proof. A simple solution to ensure we eat safe food would be to stop supporting factory farms, Organic or Conventional, and connect ourselves with a small local farm.
Each season we have made progress with growing a new plant. Last year we really improved our ability to grow Spinach. This season we have improved our processes for growing Parsley and Cilantro. There are several plants we are still learning to grow.
This Summer we have successfully added Bunching Onions to our list. We hope to consistently have these Onion varieties in White and Purple. Bunching Onions have been in our Full Share as part of our Specialty Bag the last couple weeks. Our CSA members will enjoy truly fresh Onions for a couple more weeks forward.
Join our CSA today to enjoy produce harvested the day of your pickup and wonder no more how long your Onions have been sitting on a shelf.
I am often questioned if our food is Organic. My direct answer is no. I don’t know all the details of Organic or the Organic label. But I do know that the Organic Certification is approved by the USDA. And after 3 years of farming I have decided that there are other things that are more important than a Government approved label.
What is more important to me than the Organic label? The top of my list is to create a farm with extremely healthy soil. Also more important is eating produce that has not lost its nutritional value. I would even add not eating produce that is grown by a factory farm subsidized by my tax dollars.
La Nay Ferme was created out of a passion and love for quality, safe, clean, healthy produce. I believe the American people are being oversold on Organic and missing other very important factors in the value of their food. I suggest that if you care about eating healthy produce, than connect yourself with a local farmer and reconsider putting faith in a label.
This is your invitation to connect with a farm that is growing produce following sustainable practices.
It’s hard to believe that Summer is coming to an end and that school season is just a couple weeks away. We still have a bright memory of the freezing Spring early mornings. The warmer weather brought us a variety of Summer plants and warmer hands. As Fall begins we will still have Summer vegetables and also plenty of root vegetables.
We do our best to grow Beets, Carrots and Radishes in the Spring and again in the Fall. We anticipate a large harvest of root vegetables starting at the beginning of September. CSA members can look forward the Summer vegetables until the weather turns cold and also Beets, Carrots and Radishes starting next month.
Now is the best time of the year to purchase a Full share.
Farmers Markets are becoming more common all across America. Utah is starting to catch up with the trend and offering more of these markets. We can thank individuals that take risks and spend their time organizing and money investing in better food choices for families.
Starting this next Wednesday night in downtown Provo a wonderful Farmers Market will begin. What is great about this market is that the organizers are committed to having over 50% of the product actually coming from farms. La Nay Ferme will have our fresh produce harvested each Wednesday morning and delivered to the market for you to enjoy!
Wednesday night Farmers Market
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
102 N. University Avenue
Each Wednesday from August 20th – October 15th
We invite you to this event and hope you will make the choice of supporting your local farmers.
Culture is a part of all of our lives whether we realize it or not. We have family, religious and even our national cultures that influence our interests and choices. One part of our culture that we would hope to persuade people to change is the “cheap” culture. We believe our “cheap” culture is affecting our lives in a negative way.
In so many instances we reflexively ask if something is “cheap” but rarely is there an emphasis on quality. Why do we care more if something is cheap rather than quality? Has anyone ever considered that the culture of cheap is dragging us down and costing us more over time?
We are hoping to convince people to shift their individual choices towards something quality. And perhaps we can start by accepting and buying quality produce. By increasing quality vegetables in our diet, we would actually be paying less for sick care. This is one way that the culture of quality would improve our lives.
We invite everyone to help build a culture of quality and no longer support the cheap culture movement.
We receive a variety of comments weekly for many different reasons. Most of the comments are positive words regarding the taste of our produce. These polite words of praise surely make farming life very enjoyable.
This week we have been delighted to receive praised of our produce from several happy members. One member tells us how in the past her husband has not liked Cucumbers but he loves the taste of ours. We also received a note from a member telling us how her daughter eats our Cucumbers like a candy bar. All comments are welcome and we definitely enjoy hearing how much our members are enjoying their top quality, healthy and tasty produce.
Join our CSA today to discover the taste of a farm fresh Cucumber.