Redfearn Farm CSA- Week 7 Independence, Lee’s Summit and Kansas City, MO

CSA Week 7 Kansas Cit

For week 7 of the Redfearn Farm CSA we are continuing to have a combination of cool and warm season crops. We have the beginning of the green beans harvest, when the beans are long and thin, perfect for very quick cooking. The portion sizes will be smaller than future weeks, but the quality is […]

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Kansas City Free Range Egg CSA

Free Range Eggs

Did you know that our free range eggs are healthier than the eggs you find in the supermarket?  Studies show that free range eggs have 1/4 less saturated fat, 2/3 more vitamin A, 2 times more omega 3 fatty acids, 3 times the vitamin E and up to 6 times the vitamin D as compared […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 6- Independence and Lee’s Summit, MO

CSA week 6 Independence MO

The CSA vegetables for week 6 of the Redfearn farm CSA are a great mixture of spring and summer crops. New for this week are spring onions, and a choice of Napa Cabbage (or kale). A larger quantity of cucumbers and broccoli are included in this weeks shares. There are fewer leafy greens this week, […]

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Kansas City, Join a CSA and Eat Healthy!

CSA week 5 Independence CSA

Kansas City, want to change your eating habits to include more healthy vegetables? Research says that one step you can take to healthier living is to join a CSA. A scientific study proves that CSA membership has beneficial effects on participant’s eating habits. The study was conducted by the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems researching Community Supported Agriculture members’ experiences from […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 5- Independence and Lee’s Summit, MO

CSA week 5 Independence CSA

New crops are beginning to be ready for harvest! The first of the broccoli, cucumbers, and zucchini are ready for harvest. This week, we plan on having a choice of a head of broccoli OR two zucchinis as one of your produce items, for both share sizes. The broccoli and zucchini will be out on the table […]

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Walk in Cooler Construction at Independence, MO CSA

Finished Framing CSA cooler

After 8 inches of rain in two weeks at Where the Redfearn Grows Natural Farms in Independence, MO, the fields are quite soggy.  We’re hoping the crops hold out in their raised beds and don’t suffer from root rot.  Since we can’t get into the fields right now, we took some time out to begin […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 4- Independence and Lee’s Summit, MO

CSA week 4 Kansas City, MO

Week 4 of the CSA season  includes, beginning in the bottom left of the photo (clockwise): Sugar snap peas (see the edit below) Lettuce heads in a variety of colors Kale Baby cut Lettuce (middle of photo, in wooden bowl) Arugula Baby Bok Choy Green Onions Radishes EDIT: We were short on sugar snap peas so […]

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Redfearn Farm CSA Week 3- Independence, MO and Lee’s Summit, MO

CSA week 3 Independence Lee's Summit MO

The leafy greens of the late spring are growing fast and are providing a heavy harvest for the 3rd week of the Redfearn Farm CSA! The abundance of leafy greens may be a bit of a surprise to some CSA participants, but don’t worry, other types of vegetables will be coming soon. Enjoy the large […]

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