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We Are Open! Don't Stay Home to Avoid the Crowds and Consumerism - Come to your Happy Farm!

Published 3 months ago • 2 min read

Hi Reader,

Are you ready for this long holiday weekend? Your delicious Thanksgiving dishes are almost ready for tomorrow, I hope.

But do you know what you are doing after Thanksgiving Day? Don't you feel the need to get out and do something after the feasting, naps on the couch and hours of game time?

Whether you're a Black Friday warrior, Cyber Monday enthusiast, or just keen on avoiding the consumerism chaos, we've got the perfect escape for you.

You don't need to do what everyone else is doing.

Do Different!

Make your outing -or your shopping- special and unique.

Bring friends or family to see your farm and hang out in our farm store.

Wray is making this Friday and Saturday a reason to ENJOY being part of revolt against ordinary - no big box madness, cutthroat sales or crazy consumers.

Imagine this: a steaming cup of the finest organic coffee or tea, paired with heavenly samples of our farm-made cheeses and preserves, all nestled in the coziness of our farm store. It's not just shopping; it's an experience. A chance to slow down, savor, and relish the simple pleasures in life.

Small Business (Friday and) Saturday at the Farm will Empower you to become a CREATOR rather than a consumer.

We want to inspire you to move toward self reliance by giving you the ingredients you need to create valuable gifts for your loved ones or stock up for your own security.

Farmer Reuben insists that "once you can produce something, then you are on your way to starting a homestead - even before you have a little land."

10 Ways To Encourage Home Cottage Production & Gift Making

  1. Grow your own sprouts with a sprouting set and seeds.
  2. Infuse herbs in organic vinegar, olive oil or quality rum.
  3. Make fermented foods with unique additions of herbs or spices
  4. Make yogurt with grass fed milk.
  5. Strain your homemade yogurt to make uniquely flavored spreads.
  6. Mold butter into fun shapes with herb butters.
  7. Spice varieties of nuts after soaking them for higher nutrition.
  8. Make grass fed meat jerky with your favorite seasonings.
  9. Bottle elderberry syrup for winter colds.
  10. Attend and gift someone an educational workshop to learn new skills.

We can get you started at the Farm Store this weekend.

Or you can simply stock up on nutritious food for the week and get a couple unique gifts for those hard to buy for loved ones as a bonus.

We Are Open!

Market Hours:

Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Be Inspired by Your Farm Community!

Come to the Farm!

We support your desire to have a good, healthy way of life and food on your table that supports that goal.

We'll keep farming for you!

Reuben and Tessa DeMaster
Willow Haven Farm

P.S. So about #10... Here's an "Educational Workshops to Learn New Skills"

If you desire to be more prepared for the colds and flus that are coming - we can help.

When you come to our Deep Winter Health Workshop Day on December 2nd, you will learn an integrative approach to winter wellness from Clinical Herbalist, Jim Furey.

📆 Workshop Day: December 2nd
🕙 Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
💫 Featuring: Clinical Herbalist, Jim Furey
💡 2 Workshops: $29 each for farm members. $35 for non members.
Lunch: enjoy digesting what you learned with fellow participants with your packed lunch or purchase ready to eat farm food in our market store.

Come to both workshops for the best understanding of winter health paired with practical knowledge to prevent and treat the illnesses you encounter CLICK HERE!

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Tessa DeMaster

Growing up on my family's farm in Pennsylvania, I never would have pictured the life I live at Willow Haven farm. As a kid I spent summers in our large family garden we called, “The Truck Patch”. I helped mom every summer, picking beans, weeding, and cutting fruit and vegetables for the hundreds of jars of canned and frozen produce we put up. Now I spends less time out in the field and more time in the kitchen doing the same preserving for my own farm family. Farmer Reuben values my many hours doing much of the behind the scenes marketing, writing emails to cultivate customers and capturing the farm story each week. I'm always learning along the way in my quest to improve the farm experience for each of her current and future farm members in our 500+ member, year-round customized farm box delivery program. Reading our stories will connect you with your food in a way you never experienced before. Someday soon you will want to fit local food into your life and we'll be here to help you.

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