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Farmers Market To Your Door

Rogue Produce Delivers

We bring the Farmers Market to your door every Friday with home delivery of fresh local produce, meats, cheeses, and a huge variety of amazing local products (even a one-of-a-kind locally manufactured cribbage board). This week we’re happy to announce that we’ve restocked with the amazing olive oil and vinegar from Pasture 42! Order now for a home delivery this Friday, May 15. If you’re a new customer, create an account and then place your order by 5 pm tonight.

What’s Hot

Actually, the first product from our Farmers Market I’d like to mention comes frozen: the incredible Wake-N-Bagel from Little Shop of Bagels in Ashland. These have become a household staple at our place. Let the dough thaw overnight and pop them in the oven in the morning and you get the most delicious bagel ever!

The olive oil from Pasture 42 comes in 3 varieties: standard arbequina (which is phenomenal), garlic infused, and lemon infused. The vinegar options are elderberry, fig, and pomegranate.

We’ve also recently added delectable cross rib roasts from Salant Family Ranch.

As always we feature the amazing fresh local produce from the farmers you love in Southern Oregon, and supplement our Farmers Market with organic produce that can’t be grown locally, such as avocado, citrus, and lots of others you can’t go without.

Order now if you’re a regular customer, or register for an account if you’re trying Rogue Produce for the first time. No commitment necessary – order as you please every week!

Thank you for supporting local!

Eat Your Spinach!

Beef jerky and skirt steak (best cut for fajitas) are back on the list from Dauenhauer Cattle. Large leaf spinach is here from Wandering Roots Farm, and fresh cilantro too! Angela at Rock Field Farm has her delicious spiced lamb loaf available and Wake-N-Bagels are going fast from Little Shop of Bagels.

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, March 13. Make sure to order by Monday, March 9, at 12 pm.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie Bundle

Large leaf spinach, loose carrots, cilantro, red onion, honeycrisp apples, spicy microgreens, large avocados, cauliflower, broccoli, and butternut squash!

Omnivore Bundle

Grass fed and finished skirt steak, corn tortillas, TouVelle cheese, large leaf spinach, cilantro, red onion, large avocados, and honeycrisp apples!

Keto Bundle

Spiced lamb loaf, large avocados, large leaf spinach, sunflower shoots, cauliflower, red onion, and broccoli!

Breakfast Bundle

Honeycrisp apples, smoked bacon, Wake-N-Bagel (pick your variety), TouVelle cheese, a dozen eggs, large avocados, and red onion!

Order by Monday at 12 pm

For a home delivery on Friday, March 13, please place your order by Monday at 12 pm. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

Farmers Market is Open!

Your local Online Farmers Market is open and we’ve got delicious organic microgreens on available from Terra Sol Organics. Fry Family Farm has delicious purple cabbage and Matt at Happy Dirt Veggie Patch has our first round of gourmet salad mix in 2020! Make sure to grab an Omnivore Share for some succulent tenderloin from Dauenhauer Cattle!

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, February 28. Make sure to order by Monday, February 25, at 10 am.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie Bundle

Cashews

Higher Power Raw Foods

Frozen peaches from Valley View Orchard, salad mix from Happy Dirt Veggie Patch, cashews from Higher Power Raw Foods, minneola tangelos, sprouted sunflower shoots from Terra Sol Organics, bunched carrots, green kale, red cabbage from Fry Family Farm, and broccoli!

Omnivore Bundle

Minneola Tangelos

Succulent tenderloin from Dauenhauer Cattle in Ashland, broccoli, smokey blue cheese from Rogue Creamery, salad mix from Happy Dirt Veggie Patch, ciabatta from Rise Up Bakery, avocados, spicy microgreens from Terra Sol Organics, and minneola tangelos!

Keto Bundle

Italian sausage from White Oak Ranch, avocados, TouVelle Cheese from Rogue Creamery, spicy microgreens from Terra Sol Organics, meyer lemons, purple cabbage from Fry Family Farm, bunched carrots, and cauliflower!

Breakfast Bundle

Minneola tangelos, smoked bacon from White Oak Ranch, Wake-N-Bagel of your choice from Little Shop of Bagels, cream cheese of your choice, a dozen eggs, avocado, and green onions!

Order by Tuesday at 10 am

For a home delivery on Friday, February 28, please place your order by Tuesday at 10 am. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

Time to Shop Local!

We’ve got delicious microgreens back on the list from Petal Pushers Microgreens. We’ll be rotating between Petal Pushers and Terra Sol every delivery to make sure we always have fresh greens! Additional fresh local produce coming from Wandering Roots Farm and Wandering Fields, and we’ve put a new trail mix on the list from Higher Power Raw Foods.

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, February 14. Make sure to order by Monday, February 10, at 12 pm.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie Bundle

Northwest Trail Mix from Higher Power Raw Foods, honeycrisp apples, navel oranges, sprouted sunflower shoots, large avocados, butternut squash, cauliflower, beets, and carrots.

Omnivore Bundle

This Share is a steal this week! One New York Steak, broccoli, Rogue’s Mary herbed cheddar cheese, rosemary focaccia, large avocados, spicy microgreens, and honeycrisp apples.

Orange Carrots (Loose)

Keto Bundle

Ground beef from Dauenhauer Cattle, large avocados, smokey blue cheese, sprouted sunflower shoots, loose beets, broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower.

Breakfast Bundle

Frozen peaches from Valley View Orchard, Fromage of your choice from By George Farm, Little Applegate sourdough bread, smoked bacon, eggs, and sprouted sunflower shoots.

Order by Monday at 12 pm

For a home delivery on Friday, February 14, please place your order by Monday at 12 pm. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

Order by 2 pm Today!

Enjoy the best of what’s local! Wandering Roots and Wandering Fields Farm have some fantastic produce, and we’ve received rave reviews on the Wake-N-Bagels from Little Shop of Bagels. I can quote, “why would you ever have a bagel any other way?” Bake them fresh in your oven!

Little Shop of Bagels!

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, January 31. Make sure to order by Monday, January 27, at 2 pm.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more). Here’s a look at the pre-sorted bundles we’re delivering this Friday, January 31. There’s lot more to choose from at our Online Farmers Market.

Veggie Bundle

Fine Jazz apples, red leaf lettuce, fingerling potatoes, delicata squash, purple cabbage, carrots, turnips, shallots, and beet crackers. A great representation of stellar local produce!

Omnivore Bundle

Unique and delicious stone ground corn tortillas from Windborne Farm, ground chorizo sausage, fingerling potatoes, red leaf lettuce, purple cabbage, fresh cilantro, shallots, and Jazz apples. Yummy!

Keto Bundle

Smoked bacon from White Oak Ranch, large avocado, cream cheese of your choice from Little Shop of Bagels, red leaf lettuce, purple cabbage, green onion, fresh cilantro, carrots, and purple top turnips.

Breakfast Bundle

Jazz apples, ground country breakfast sausage, Wake-N-Bagel of your choice (onion, hiker, or plain), cream cheese of your choice (green onion and chives, plain, marionberry), a dozen eggs, large avocado, green onion, fresh cilantro. Local breakfast of champions!

Order by Today at 2 pm

For a home delivery on Friday, January 31, please place your order by Today at 2 pm. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

We’re Ready For Orders!

Find all kinds of local produce and local food products on sale this week at our Online Farmers Market. A new product we’re sure you’ll love is the “Wake-N-Bagel,” from Little Shop of Bagels in Ashland. These come frozen in packages of 4. It’s easy, just thaw and bake! Enjoy fresh, piping hot bagels right out of your oven!

Most of the fresh local produce this week comes from Ben Yohai at Wandering Fields; Jeff and Anna at Wandering Roots Farm; and Kristen and Kyle at Terra Sol Organics.

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, January 17. Make sure to order by Monday, January 13, at 11 am.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie Bundle

Fuji ApplesBeautiful Fuji apples, sprouted pea shoots, topped orange carrots, broccolini, loose red beets, cauliflower, butternut squash, purple cabbage, parsnips, gold potatoes, and purple potatoes. Get your veggie roast on!

Omnivore Bundle

Includes a pound of the ground beef and pork medley from White Oak Ranch, cauliflower, sprouted sunflower shoots, purple potatoes, gold potatoes, topped carrots, Fuji apples, smokey blue cheese, and a loaf of ciabatta!

Keto Bundle

One pound of ground beef from Dauenhauer Cattle, garlic basil fromage from By George Farm, a dozen eggs, large avocado, sunflower shoots, topped carrots, and loose beets!

Breakfast Bundle

Fuji apples, Wake-N-Bagel of your choice, cream cheese of your choice, a dozen eggs, large avocado, a pound of fresh smoked bacon, and a bunch of green onion!

Order by Monday at 11 am

For a home delivery on Friday, January 17, please place your order by Monday morning at 11 am. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

Local Produce for the New Year!

We’re all set to take orders for our first delivery of 2020! We’ve got grass fed and finished lamb from Angela at Rock Field Farm on sale with plenty of organic fruits and veggies to go with it. We’ve also confirmed with Devon at White Oak Ranch that she has the ground pork and beef medley (great for meatloaf) in stock! By request we’ve added the Smokey Blue Cheese back to the list from Rogue Creamery, and there are a lot of items on sale for you to check out.

We’ve refined our website recently by posting the precise weight of the cuts of meat we have available so you know exactly what you’re getting and what you’re paying. Check out the meat section to see what we’re talking about!

Order now for a home delivery on Friday, January 3. Make sure to order by Monday, December 30 at 11 am.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie BundleFingerling Potatoes

Yellow, crisp, and delicious Opal apples, lemons, sprouted sunflower shoots, sprouted pumpkin seeds, large Hass avocados, broccolini, topped carrots, white onion, Cremini mushrooms, and a beautiful medley of Klamath Basin fingerling potatoes!

Sunflower Shoots

Omnivore Bundle

Lovely Opal apples, Italian kale, sprouted pea shoots, white onion, topped carrots, large Hass avocados, grass fed and finished ground beef, fromage blanc (flavor of your choice), and a loaf of Little Applegate sourdough bread!

Keto BundleRogue Creamery Cheese

The versatile ground pork and beef medley, smokey blue cheese, Italian kale, raw cashews, large Hass avocados, topped carrots, white onions, and a dozen free-range eggs!

Breakfast Bundle

Refreshingly sweet Opal apples, sprouted sunflower shoots, white onions, Italian kale, fromage blanc (flavor of your choice), a loaf of Rogue Valley sourdough bread, a dozen free-range eggs, and a pound of ground country breakfast sausage!

Order by Monday at 10 am

For a home delivery on Friday, January 3, please place your order by Monday morning at 10 am. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

Local Meats for a Holiday Feast!

Place an order now for your own Heritage Ham for your Holiday dining pleasure. These hams are uncured, fresh smoked, flavorful, organically fed, and pasture raised in Southern Oregon! Other local meats include a beautiful selection of New York, Ribeye, and Flat Iron steaks – as well as a couple of Cross-Cut Rib Roasts (first order, first serve). If your choice of meat be lamb we’ve got Shanks, Chops, Stew Meat, and more. Bountiful fresh local produce is available from Ben Yohai at Wandering Fields, and we have fresh Microgreens available from Petal Pusher Microgreens! Order now, or check out the preview of our 4 pre-bundled CSA Shares below.

Veggie BundleSunflower Shoots

A healthy medley of Honeycrisp Apples, Sunflower Shoots, Bunched Carrots, Cremini Mushrooms, Green Kale, Yellow Potatoes, Broccolini, Honeyboat Delicata Squash, and Sprouted Walnuts. Local providers include Wandering Fields, Higher Power Raw Foods, and Petal Pusher Microgreens.

Summer SausageOmnivore Bundle

This bundle includes Summer Sausage, Swiss Cheese, Spicy Microgreens, Purple Cabbage, Bunched Carrots, Broccolini, Fingerling Potatoes, and a Loaf of Rogue Valley Sourdough Bread. Zack at Dauenhauer Cattle in Ashland has refined the taste of the Summer Sausage to perfection. Other local providers contributing to this share include By George Farm, Petal Pusher Microgreens, Wandering Fields, and Rise Up! Bakery.

Keto BundleHass Avocados

Enjoy a rich wedge of Dutchman’s Tomme Cheese, Sunflower Shoots, Large Avocado, Green Kale, Bunched Carrots, Red Onion, Celery, Yellow Potatoes, and Lamb Stew Meat. Local contributions made from By George Farm, Petal Pusher Microgreens, Wandering Fields, and Rock Field Farm.

Breakfast Bundle

Prepare dazzling breakfasts with a Dozen Eggs, Pork Breakfast Sausage, Large Avocado, Red Onion, Sunflower Shoots, Bagels of Your Choice, and a Fromage of your selection of 4 different flavors! Local contributors include Poetential Farm, White Oak Ranch, Petal Pusher Microgreens, Little Shop of Bagels, and By George Farm.

Order by Monday at 5 pm

Get those local meats for your Holiday feast! For a home delivery on Friday, December 20, please place your order by Monday evening at 5 pm. If you refer a friend, you’ll receive $10 credit for every new person who signs up on your recommendation—and they’ll get a $10 coupon emailed to them after their first order! If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners. We enjoy working with the small farms and businesses of our region to make supporting local a fun and convenient experience.

 

Community Compost: Be Smart with your Scraps!

Leading the Way to Help Small Farms with Smart Community Resource Management

At Rogue Produce and Community Compost we donate the bounty from our weekly food scrap pick up (all the leftover veggies, egg shells, coffee grounds, etc, from your kitchen) to local small farms. Most recently, Matt Suhr at Happy Dirt Veggie Patch has been the beneficiary of our service, and he kindly wrote the following article to inform our customers – old and new (sign-up here) – as to how he utilizes the compost fixings he receives.

Where Does Your Compost Go?

Compost champion Michael Allen unloads scraps at Happy Dirt Veggie Patch!

The compost you set out for Community Compost to pick up gets put to good use. Depending on logistical factors, it is dropped off at any of several local farms, including Eagle Mill Farm in Ashland and HappyDirt Veggie Patch in Medford.

Here at Happy Dirt Veggie Patch, when a van load of slop arrives it is dumped in a pile on the ground or on top of an already-built pile. We look it over to see if there is any indigestible plastic or other trash. Usually what we get from households is very clean! There is one form of plastic pollution, however, that we ignore at this stage: plastic stickers on produce. This is the most labor intensive aspect of composting. Most every item of produce sold at retail now comes with a sticker – usually plastic – that often is not removed by the consumer. It seems like it would be easy for producers to use paper-based stickers that would decompose, but that is not the case.

Freshly dumped food scraps.

When stickers are left on compost materials everything works fine until the final stages of digestion when you see countless bright plastic stickers throughout an otherwise beautiful brown compost. It is easier to pick them out after the composting process has finished, but it is still a slow tedious task and inevitably some get missed. So it is of great help to remove plastic stickers from anything before it gets into the stream of composting. The slop that is dumped is usually quite wet, so we mix it with old dry hay, manure, grass clippings and other dry materials generated on the farm. The piles are built up until they get too wide to easily access the middle. About three weeks worth of scraps makes a good-size pile.

 

Hay! We’re mixing it up!

When it has reached the appropriate size we scrape it up with the old tractor loader and make it into a taller, more compact pile, and cover that with more hay. At this point, when the items are all mixed together with air and moisture, the thermophyllic bacteria begin to multiply rapidly and the pile gets hot – often over 150 degrees! This heat builds up for a week or two, destroying all pathogens, then slowly tapers down to ambient temperature after a month or two.

Busy microbes generating some heat!

But before that happens, we turn it again. This restarts the heating up process, though this time it won’t get quite as hot and will cool more quickly. Two or three turnings are enough to digest most everything in the pile. After 6 months or so, the pile will be cool and much smaller. A substantial portion of the original food in the pile has turned back into the water and CO2  from which it was originally made. (Plants “breathe in” CO2 to make sugars, starches and cellulose—remember?)

Finished compost!

What is left is the best, most stable concentrated plant food – real compost! Full of minerals, nitrogen (the basis for protein), beneficial microbes and a mysterious substance known as humus.  We like to let piles sit for awhile to “finish”. This allows beneficial fungal activity to take over after the bacterial activity has subsided.

Finished compost is a main ingredient in our potting soil mix!

This finished compost smells good and handles easily, and is used in our fields and soil mixes to help grow happy plants and complete the cycle. Thank you for helping to close the loop! Food scraps that go to the landfill are completely wasted. Food scraps that are composted help maintain the balance of life!

Join our Program!

Now is a great time to join our Community Compost service. We are issuing the annual Customer Appreciation Coupon Book to all of our customers in the first week of January, 2020. The coupon book is a compilation of coupons donated by local businesses that support our program. Community Compost is a winning program for residents of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix and Medford, and we’d love your help in making it grow! Sign-up today!

 

“Re-Fresh” with Local Produce!

Thanksgiving leftovers are probably almost depleted by this point so it’s time to stock up again with fresh local and organic produce! Ben Yohai from Wandering Fields has a great list of organic local produce to offer for this delivery, including shallots, parsnips, garlic, purple cabbage, purple flesh potatoes, fingerling potatoes, leeks, and more. Jeff at Wandering Roots Farm offers cilantro, carrots, beets, kale, Winter squash, black Spanish radish, and more. Check out the sale items that include meats, krauts, cheeses, and others.  Order now for a home delivery on Friday, December 6. Make sure to order by Tuesday, December 3 at 10 am.

If you’re a New Customer, creating an account is your first step, which will automatically enroll you in a FREE 3-month Farmers Market Membership (that means no delivery or processing fees, discounts on products, and more).

Veggie Bundle

Satsumas are great in salads or as an anytime snack!

Satsumas are in season and they’re great in a salad with green leaf lettuce! This share also includes topped carrots, cilantro, purple cabbage, sunflower shoots, black Spanish radish, butternut squash, leeks, and fingerling potatoes.

Omnivore Bundle

This share includes D’Anjou pears, Swiss-Ki-You cheese from By George, satsumas, large avocados, shallots, green leaf lettuce, ciabatta bread from Rise Up! Bakery, and a pound of the delicious ground beef and pork medley from White Oak Ranch.

Keto Bundle

Sunflower ShootsWe throw in a helping of satsumas in the Keto bundle too, along with cilantro, broccolini, Cremini mushrooms, sunflower shoots, large avocados, the Dutchman’s peak cheese from By George, and sprouted raw walnuts from Maria at Higher Power Raw Foods.

Breakfast Bundle

Gotta have eggs from Poetential Farm for breakfast, and we also include ground country breakfast sausage, the Swiss-Ki-You cheese from By George, D’Anjou pears, sunflower shoots, large avocados, red onion, and a loaf of the Rogue Valley Sourdough from Rise Up! Bakery.

There’s so much more to see at our Online Farmers Market. Go there to shop now or create an account as a new customer. Thank you for supporting Rogue Produce and all of our local partners!