Miss Moo, the Family Milk Cow

Miss Moo, the Family Milk Cow

There was a time when the Klesick family had a milk cow, and not any cow, but a Jersey milk cow. Her name was Miss Moo. Jersey milk cows are smaller than Holsteins and their milk is slightly higher in butterfat, which makes it, dare I say, more flavorful. The milk wasn’t free though, for…

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Now Delivering: Farm-fresh Milk from Twin Brook Creamery

Now Delivering: Farm-fresh Milk from Twin Brook Creamery

In case you missed it…here are the need-to-know details on fresh, local, all-natural dairy, delivered to you. We’re now offering local milk products from Twin Brook Creamery in Lynden, Washington. You can now add whole, 2%, and 1% milk, half and half, and whipping cream to a regular delivery! Shop the local dairy section here….

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Savoring Summer

Savoring Summer

I am not going to be one of those people that starts lamenting the end of summer at the beginning of August, but I won’t lie – I’m feeling the end ticking nearer and nearer. Okay, so maybe I am one of those people, but rather than hosting a pity party and shedding tears that there…

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Local Milk and Honey

Local Milk and Honey

We are excited to now offer local milk products from Twin Brook Creamery in Lynden, Washington. You can now add whole, 2%, and 1% milk, half and half, and whipping cream to your regular delivery. Twin Brook milk comes in old fashioned glass bottles, is non-homogenized (the cream rises to the top), is pasteurized using…

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Local Solutions

Local Solutions

When I have an opportunity to use my talents and resources, I jump on it! At Klesick Farms we are in the good food business – we grow, source and deliver good food to our local neighbors in Island, Skagit, Snohomish and King Counties. And each of these counties have hunger issues and together we…

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Know Your Produce: Parsnips

Know Your Produce: Parsnips

Know Your Produce: Parsnips Parsnips are sweet, succulent underground taproots closely related to (surprise!) the carrot family of vegetables. Store: parsnips in a plastic bag and place inside the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator set between 0°C and 5°C. Do not place raw parsnips in the freezer compartment. Prep: to prepare, wash them in cold…

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

We honor the memory of those in our armed forces who have laid down their lives to preserve our freedom. To these men and women we are forever indebted. This is a hard week for most in the Oso and Darrington communities.  The amazing outpouring of local, regional, and national prayers and financial resources was…

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Bees and Butterflies

Bees and Butterflies

There has been a lot of news surrounding the honey bees and butterflies in the agricultural world. Large multi-national companies are spending/investing big dollars into research to figure out why these two insects, primarily honey bees, are dying in droves. Honey bees are best known for their honey, but their pollination services are the most…

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