The Moment I Became A Farmer

The Moment I Became A Farmer

Warm and wet! That is how I would describe the weather around the NW corner of Washington. Most of you will concur, unless you are on vacation in Texas. Then it would be warm, wet and tornadoes! Climate change is a real deal. What is causing that change might be up for debate, but change…

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Above Freezing

Above Freezing

About time! Our old farmhouse has a hard time keeping the cold out. There are some places around the floor boards that you can almost hear wind blowing and there is a definite flow of cold air. Normally, I have a good supply of firewood, but…. next year I will be prepared–again! Last year was…

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INSPIRE: Community Be Healthy

INSPIRE: Community Be Healthy

Klesick Farm’s first Community Be Healthy event happened at the Lynnwood Convention Center this last Saturday. Thanks to all of you who came out and stopped by to say “hello”. It was a pleasure meeting everyone. We hope everyone left INSPIRED to be healthy! Almost 30 health promoting organizations joined us to inform and help…

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Inspire: A Community Be Healthy Event

Inspire: A Community Be Healthy Event

Inspire: A Community Be Healthy Event Coming out of the holidays can be brutal on the waist line and leaving many of us feeling less than stellar. Is it time for an emotional and/or physical reset? I know that for myself, when I eat mostly fruits and vegetables, I just feel better and have more…

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Holiday Delivery Schedule for Weeks of 12/18 and 12/25

Holiday Delivery Schedule for Weeks of 12/18 and 12/25

Holiday Delivery Schedule for Weeks of 12/18 and 12/25 *Please note that this delivery schedule spans two weeks: the week of Christmas and New Years*  Our office will be closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve in observance of the holidays. Because of these closures our deliveries for both weeks are scheduled as follows: For…

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A Local Fundraiser With Both International and Local Benefits

A Local Fundraiser With Both International and Local Benefits

For the Klesick family and our farm business, being generous is an important core value and our giving tends to follow our connections to the people we know. A few years ago, the Oso mudslide happened and since I have family in Oso, we were able to give more directly to the needs of the…

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Totally Caught Off Guard

Totally Caught Off Guard

Each week I normally log in about 10 – 12 hours of volunteer work on the Sustainable Land Strategy (SLS) forum. The SLS is a non-regulatory group of farmers, tribal and environmental members who were convened by Snohomish County to promote collaboration and build relationships. There are four Farmers and four Environmental members (two Tribal, two Restoration)….

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How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/20/16)

How to Eat Your BOX! (Week of 11/20/16)

Green Beans: Who hasn’t eaten green bean casserole for Thanksgiving? My family serves this dish every year. It’s tradition. And, along with that tradition comes a long list of canned and processed ingredients, full of sodium and preservatives. Now, I don’t want to spoil your Thanksgiving, especially if you have that one Aunt who always…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Delivery Schedule 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday Delivery Schedule 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday Delivery Schedule Our office will be closed November 24-27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Because of this closure, our deliveries for that week are scheduled as follows: For delivery Monday: Tuesday customers, Wednesday customers (except customers in Anacortes and Mukilteo) and customers in Shoreline For delivery Tuesday: Wednesday customers in Anacortes and…

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Planning for Your Holiday Meal

Planning for Your Holiday Meal

Planning for Your Holiday Meal Every Thanksgiving holiday season we offer a special Holiday Box ($40) full of traditional organic Thanksgiving meal items for your celebration. Not only can you schedule a Holiday Box to be delivered the week of Thanksgiving, but it is also available the week before and the week after (available Nov….

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