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About saltforkfarms

A small organic farm in Iowa that raises Standard Breed laying hens and hybrid broiler chickens suited for a pasture-based system, as well as varieties of vegetables and fruit suitable to our Eastern Iowa climate. We grow food, we eat food, we sell food!

New Year, New Beginnings

Happy 4th Day of Hanukkah, Happy Saturday before Christmas, Happy Holidays to you all! It’s been a while since I’ve been on posting duty. It was a much needed break, but I’ve missed this duty. Working full-time, raising two boys … Continue reading

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Pastured Poultry for Sale!

Salt Fork Farms has been butchering broilers and thanksgiving turkeys this fall.  These are now available from the farm for pick up by appointment.  Although most of the turkeys are spoken for, we have lots of young chickens for sale.  … Continue reading

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Winter Market

The 2nd annual Salt Fork Farms Winter Farmers Market has begun! Saturdays from 9a – 2p at Salt Fork Kitchen.   The market set-up: 1. Select your produce 2. Tally the produce & price per item 3. Take your market slip … Continue reading

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For the Market: 9-6-14

We will have the following this week: Eggs Potatoes Onions Garlic Leeks Beets Broccoli Squash Cucumbers Beans Kale Okra Tomatoes Eggplant Peppers Tomatillos Basil Herbs Flowers Raspberries Next week: greens!! And duck!!! 2 weeks: lettuce, radishes, celery

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Late post for tomorrow’s market

Harvesting to following for tomorrow: Potatoes Onions Garlic Fennel Beets Beans Squash Cucumbers Broccoli Eggplant Peppers Cherry tomatoes Tomatillos Okra Kale Escarole Endive Herbs Flowers Basil Torpedo onions Eggs See you at the market!

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The peak of the season…

We are at the peak for most main crop produce. Although tomatoes, peppers, okra are behind, they have started to come in and we are now getting eggplant in good numbers. Squash, cucumbers, beans are still going strong and we … Continue reading

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August is already here!

The summer is speeding past. It seems like I’ve been on a constant “that’ll be ready in a week or two” mantra this year. Well, we are finally arrived at the week in question for many of those things. On … Continue reading

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