Not too Late to Enjoy Fresh Garden Produce Every week from Now till the End of October

CSA week 2 vert. Kansas City

Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms CSA is in full swing with produce box pickup availability at both the farm in Independence, MO and in Lee’s Summit, MO.  Our all-natural growing practices mean you can enjoy the highest quality fresh garden produce without any fear of harmful chemical pesticides or herbicides.  We select the best varieties […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 2- Independence, MO and Lee’s Summit, MO

CSA week 2 Kansas city

Week 2 of the season season includes, beginning in the bottom left of the photo (clockwise): Spinach Stir-fry mix Green onions Kale (Full shares only) Mini heads of lettuce Baby Bok Choy Sugar snap peas snack pack (Full shares only) Radishes Arugula We will also have turnip greens available, free for those who want them, […]

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Spinach and Bacon Crustless Quiche

aked Spinach and bacon crustless quiche Lee Summit CSA

Spinach is in season at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms here in Independence, Missouri and one of my favorite dishes to make with spinach is quiche.  I didn’t have time to make the crust because it was our first CSA pickup day, so we had to settle for a crustless quiche. But, we didn’t […]

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Stir-fried Mixed Greens

Stir fry greens Independence CSA

We are harvesting mixed Stir-Fry Greens at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms this week for the first week of the CSA. This colorful Stir-Fry Greens mix is a mixture of Bok Choy, Napa Cabbage, several varieties of Mustard Greens and probably some other greens. I fixed this dish for my own family tonight in […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 1- Independence, MO and Lee’s Summit, MO

Independence CSA week 1

Week 1 of the 2014 CSA season has arrived! The early weeks of the CSA will have an abundance of leafy green vegetables, like salad greens, lettuces,  spinach, and greens for cooking. The CSA shares normally do not include farm fresh eggs, but we wanted to add eggs to the shares this first week to […]

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Mid-May Vegetable Frost Damage at the Redfearn Farm CSA in Independence, MO

Icy Cucumbers at Independence CSA

Well, it could have been worse.   We were fortunate that most of our frost sensitive plants were still in the high tunnel (unheated greenhouse). The forecast was for a low of 39 degrees but we hit 32 at the Redfearn Farm in Independence, MO this morning, May 16, 2014.  One of those times when procrastination […]

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Butter-Braised Spinach Recipe CSA

Spinach, Butter Braised CSA Lee Summit

Our family is getting ready for the CSA season to begin on our farm, so that requires some recipe testing by the cook of the family (aka, the Farmer’s wife).  We have some spinach that we planted in the fall, covered with straw and it survived the winter and began growing again in the spring. […]

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Independence, MO CSA Shares and Discount Available!

Healthy Organic Vegetables on the Wooden Background

If you haven’t met us, we’re the Redfearn’s and we would like to offer our Blue Springs, Grain Valley, and Independence neighbors a fantastic Independence, MO CSA opportunity!  Our farm is in Independence, MO just north of Blue Springs, MO on hwy 7.   We are proud to be the most conveniently located all-natural farm for Blue […]

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Green Herons at the Redfearn Farm in Independence, MO

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We at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms is committed to preserving wildlife habitat and preventing pollution to area streams and ponds.  Our son, Josiah, loves to watch birds! He goes on frequent bird walks an has learned a great deal about dozens of species that call our farm home.  We thought we’d post some […]

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Heroic Weeding at CSA Workday in Independence, MO

Weeding Peas in Independence, MO CSA Farm

This weekend, we saw firsthand what “Community” means in regards to Community Supported Agriculture.  As part of our CSA membership, besides receiving heaping boxes of fresh, naturally grown produce each week, CSA members have the opportunity to take part in regularly scheduled CSA workdays.  Basic CSA membership include a commitment to three, 4-hour work shifts chosen […]

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