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Thanksgiving. Also known in the food world as controlled chaos. And the only way to make feeding thousands of people go off without a hitch is to plan. Yes that means for us, but also for you. So here is our Thanksgiving playbook for this year. Follow along…
Fall. The hands down best time of year in our enchanted land. Summer flavors like heirloom tomatoes, the last of the stone fruits (plums & nectarines) meet up with the yummy flavors of fall like fingerling potatoes and delicate little kiwi berries. It most definitely is a good time to be eating fresh. With this abundance of freshness, I want to introduce 2 new faces of our partners.
I think of myself as a seasoned optimist. When the Fit hits the Shan, I am usually good at finding the lemonade in the pile of lemons. Both of my parents have low blood pressures, so I think that I get that
We have a very simple business mantra around here, “Protect the Herd.” Every decision that we make as a business is based around the idea that when the Herd does Better, every individual within the Herd will be Better. It is a simple notion to visualize and our team is stronger because of it. When you know that the person working next to you wants you to succeed, amazing things happen. Trust and shared visions become the norm and not the exception.
We are having a great month around here so far. Here is a quick brain dump for mid-July. Our Organic Juice Bar is back in full-tilt this week. The demand for our fresh juices has been so intense, that we broke our cold-pressed juicer. We are back squeezing right now though.
July. Wow. What a long Covid winter we are coming out of…finally. So happy to see all the faces that I am surrounded with daily. 85% of our employees were hired during Covid. So now we can see the faces beneath the masks.
But as transition out of lock-down mode, we are left with the burning question of What’s Next? So here are some thoughts that I would like to share with you as we as individuals and businesses head back into
Few Housekeeping Notes:
Our website just went through a little refresher. Nothing major, but the Harvest Boxes were affected. With this update, we will not be able to put as many items in the Harvest Boxes as we were before. We had to put them on a diet.
In all the drama that transpires on a farm/garden, folks mainly get excited about the harvest. We walk out to the podium, hang the “Mission Accomplished” banner, and thank everyone who made this harvest possible.