CSA: July 9 and 11, 2018

Snead's Farm Raspberries

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
2 large bags sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
4 cucumbers from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
1 quart raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, and/or Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $88
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $628.50

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 large bag sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
2 cucumbers from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
half pint okra from Moss Neck Farm
1 eggplant from Steve Minter Farm in King George County

Pick-Your-Own Opportunities:
1 quart raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

2 quarts raspberries, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 11, and/or Sunday, July 15, from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $71.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $363

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Heirloom cantaloupes on sale for “1…2…FREE”

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Heirloom “Superstar” cantaloupes are here!

We’re offering our favorite melons at a special price now through Sunday, July 8. We sell these cantaloupes for $5 apiece, but now through Sunday, you can get them for our “1…2…FREE” special pricing. So you can get three cantaloupes for $10.

We’ve also got blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, tomatoes, okra, string beans, cucumbers and free-range eggs.

Come get your slice of summer while it lasts!

Farm stand is open every day, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

CSA: July 2 and 4, 2018

Snead's Farm peaches

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 quart peaches from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 large bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
3 heads broccoli from Canning Farm
half pint okra from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 head cabbage from Moss Neck Farm
1 large bag Irish potatoes from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 bushel Snead’s Farm sugar ‘n’ spice sweet corn

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $63.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $540.50

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
half quart peaches from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
2 heads broccoli from Canning Farm
1 bag Irish potatoes from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
6 ears Snead’s Farm sugar ‘n’ spice sweet corn

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $30
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $291.50

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Roadside Stand Opens June 27

Snead's Farm roadside stand

Our stand on U.S. 17 will be open 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. every day (including July 4) starting Wednesday, June 27.

When we open, we’ll have:

  • sweet corn – $3 per dozen ears, or a bushel for $10
  • summer squash – $1 per pound
  • raspberries
  • blackberries
  • okra
  • tall tunnel tomatoes

Later in July, we’ll have cantaloupe, watermelon, peaches and more. Come on out and visit us for farm-fresh produce!

CSA: June 25 and 27, 2018

Snead's Farm Fredericksburg, VA

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
2 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
3 large bags Snead’s Farm summer squash
3 heads broccoli from Canning Farm
4 peppers from Steve Minter Farm
4 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
1 bunch candy onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $61
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $477

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Westmoreland Berry Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
1 cucumber from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1.5 large bags Snead’s Farm summer squash
1 head broccoli from Canning Farm
2 peppers from Steve Minter Farm
2 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
1 bunch candy onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $39.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $261.50

Breakfast

Lunch

  • Broccoli salad
  • Farro and cucumber salad 
  • Make-ahead: When you grill this week, slice some of your summer squash into planks, season with salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon and grill those while you’ve got it hot. Tuck them in the fridge and use them in sandwiches and wraps (hot or cold) all week long.

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Book signing at Richmond’s Fresca on Addison July 12

Emmett Snead

We’ve got another book signing for your calendar.

Emmett Snead will be selling and signing copies of his book, Yankees in the Cornfield, on July 12 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Fresca on Addison, a tasty Richmond vegetarian cafe. The event is free, and Fresca will be serving sweet corn pizza with fresh tomatoes made with ingredients grown here at Snead’s Farm.

Head over to the Facebook event page and tell your friends!

Buy the book

CSA: June 18, 20, 2018

In the box

SMALL SHARE

1 pint blueberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 large bag Snead’s Farm summer squash
1 head broccoli from Canning Farm
2 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 20, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $29
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $222

FULL SHARE

2 pints blueberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
4 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
2 large bags Snead’s Farm summer squash
1 head broccoli from Canning Farm
1 head cauliflower from Canning Farm
4 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm
1 bunch collards from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County

Optional Pick-Your-Own Opportunity:
2 dozen sunflowers, to be picked at Snead’s Farm on Wednesday, June 20, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Total retail value of this week’s box: $60
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $417

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CSA: June 11 and 13, 2018

strawberries

In the box

FULL SHARE

2 quarts strawberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
2 pints portobello mushrooms from Jennie’s Gourmet Mushrooms in Sedley, Va.
2 bunches spring onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
2 cucumbers from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 head cabbage from Steve Minter Farm
2 large bags squash from Moss Neck Farm
1 dozen free range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County

Total retail value of this week’s box: $49
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $357

SMALL SHARE

1 quart strawberries from Agriberry in Hanover County
1 pint portobello mushrooms from Jennie’s Gourmet Mushrooms in Sedley, Va.
1 bunch spring onions from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
1 cucumber from Steve Minter Farm in King George County
1 head cabbage from Steve Minter Farm
1 large bag squash from Moss Neck Farm

Total retail value of this week’s box: $23.50
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $193

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CSA: June 4 and 6, 2018

BarnIn the box

FULL SHARE

2 quarts strawberries from Agriberry Farm in Hanover County
1 pound rhubarb from Agriberry Farm
1 dozen free-range eggs from Canning Farm in King George County
2 bunches greens from Moss Neck Farm in Caroline County
2 bags summer squash from Moss Neck Farm
1 pint sugar snap peas from Snead’s Farm
4 pounds sweet potatoes from Canning Farm

Total retail value of this week’s box: $40
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $308

SMALL SHARE

1 quart strawberries
1 pound rhubarb
1 dozen free-range eggs
1 bunch greens
1 bag summer squash
2 pounds sweet potatoes

Total retail value of this week’s box: $24
Total value of goods distributed so far this year: $169.50

A note from the farm: The volatile weather we had back in April has killed our first batch of raspberries for the year, so we won’t have raspberries for another few weeks. The good news is that the late strawberry crop continues to produce, so we are enjoying these fruits later into June than we normally do.

Cooking Ideas

Breakfast

  • Barefoot Contessa’s Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp– Yes, it is a dessert, but it is a must-make when you have both of these fruits in the house. And it makes a great breakfast!
  • On the healthier side, wrap your sweet potatoes in foil, pre-bake them and store them in the fridge. A warmed baked sweet potato with butter, fruit, nuts or a fried egg makes an excellent breakfast.

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So long, asparagus!

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We sold our last bunch of asparagus for the season today. As of June 1, the farm is closed to the public (except for professional photographers and CSA pickups) as we get ready for summer produce to come in.

See our photography policy here. 

We will re-open for produce sales in late June, as soon as our sweet corn comes in. At that time, you can look for all of your favorite summer produce at our roadside stand.

Thanks for buying Snead’s Farm asparagus!

If you’d like to visit a local farm while you wait for Snead’s to re-open, we highly recommend Braehead Farm in Fredericksburg. They’ve got pick-your-own strawberries!