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updates & events
2019 CSA SHARES: We're accepting pledges & deposits (or full payments) for 2019! We're planning on the same framework as this year...a 16 week SUMMER CSA & separate Fall CSA. Plan on both! Find the pledge form here & more info about the CSA here!
EARLY NOVEMBER NEWS FLASH: We'll be butchering stewing hens (older laying hens, great for the stockpot or crockpot)! Easy to make delicious broth with meat as an added bonus. Less meaty than a broiler bird...still delicious & we love how they are just the right size for a good amount of broth making! CONTACT US by November 4 to reserve! Pre-orders ONLY! $10 ea & come fresh & bagged, not frozen. Ready to pop into the freezer OR cook right away!
Find us at the Sunday Farmers Market in College View! Sundays from 10 am- 2 pm in the College View neighborhood of Lincoln, you'll find us at our spot just off Lowell Ave & 48th Sts. Old Cheney Market headed up the road a ways and we're LOVING this new location for the market! Join us there through the end of October! Find out more info about market, weekly specials, Double up Food Bucks, give-aways & more through the market website & links to their facebook page.
GIFT IDEAS that are easy & delightful! For the most local & the freshest for holiday gift ideas...we have lots of options! We have gift certificates for any amount for any goods...including plants next spring! We'll likely have pork available near the holidays, or you can pre-order for someone. We also have wonderful Common Good Farm cotton tote bags (just the right size to nestle two egg cartons in!), jellies, our own farm scenery note cards, fudge sauce...eggs! Come see us at the holiday markets OR you can contact us to order something.
Holiday Harvest Farmers' Markets: Plan on joining us for the Holiday Harvest Farmers' Market just before Thanksgiving for lots of great holiday foods, baked goods & jellies...with plenty to choose from. We move on into December for a total of three markets again this year at Park Centers Banquet Hall in Lincoln, NE on November 18, December 2 & December 16.
Certified Organic 100% GRASS-FED/GRAZED BEEF: Taking orders for a small round of beef going in late January 2019! Portions & additional ground. We're nearly sold out of portions already (late Oct 2018) -- order soon! Ground beef, bones, tallow & other still available for pre-order! More info about our meat & how we raise our animals & how they are an important part of our whole farm & help regenerate the soil here. Contact us for an order form & price list!
Certified Organic PASTURED PORK: Taking orders for December 2018! Contact us for an order form & to get on our group e-mail list for future order cycles & updates.
Find our pastured, certified organic eggs year round at Open Harvest in Lincoln at 1618 South St, on farm by chance or arrangement and at Sunday Farmers' Market at College View in season, as well as Natural Grocers in Lincoln & Natural Grocers - West Omaha. Our eggs received a Gold Star Exemplary rating in The Cornucopia Institute's Organic Egg Scorecard...read more here!
Our certified organic eggs are rated Gold Star Exemplary Eggs! We're part of The Cornucopia Institute's Organic Egg Scorecard and our eggs are ranked FIFTH IN THE NATION! Find more about it here with our gold standard exemplary rating!
2019 Organic Plant Sale Find more info on tomato, pepper and eggplant varieties here as well as on our plant sale page for your future reference. Quality plant stock grown from seed right here...all certified organic & Biodynamic. If there is something you would like us to grow for 2019, let us know soon & we'll see if it works! Maybe we grow it already! 2019 SALE OPENS APRIL 19, 2019!
ON-LINE CSA PAYMENT & DONATION OPTIONS! We're old-school with payments & pledges in general, but we have a few on-line payment options. You can donate a box of veg (or plants or eggs...farmers' discretion)! Easy-peasy! For our other CSA options of Fall CSA, Seedling CSA & other, print (or scan) the pledge form & mailing it in works!
2019 Supporting Memberships: For a suggested donation of $30 or more, join in this great way to participate in farm events, receive recipes & the farm newsletter in season, and receive a 10% discount on the plants and veggies from the farm throughout the year! Find out more...a supporting membership makes a wonderful gift!
Available at the Farm Gate: Find more details under Farm Offerings for what we're currently have available.
Common Good Farm In the News & On the Web: Lincoln's Journal Star highlighted a video documentary project that Open Harvest has been working on for much of 2012 with us.Find the Journal Star article here. The Open Harvest "Higher Ground" documentary video (parts one & two) are on Vimeo part 1 and part 2.
Directions to the Farm from Lincoln: go north on 10th st., following it as it becomes Hwy 34 west. Continue past Kawasaki, turning north/right onto Hwy 79. Continue to Raymond Rd. (flashing yellow light) & turn east/right. Go 1 mile to NW 40th St. Turn left/north & go 1 1/2 miles. Farm is west side of the road. If you get to Davey Road you went to far. Alternate route: north on N. 14th st. out of Lincoln, continuing to flashing yellow/Raymond Rd. Turn left/west & continue until NW 40th st. Turn north/right on NW 40th st. & continue 1 1/2 miles. Address is: 17201 NW 40th St., Raymond.