In this issue of the Co-op Spoonful, you’ll find a coupon good for 50¢ off your purchase of local organic zucchini squash in celebration of our annual Harvest Party & Zuke Fest! If you aren’t growing your own, and your neighbors, co-workers, and family haven’t yet blessed you with this ubiquitous green goodness, you can pick up loads of versatile tender local zucchini from the Co-op in preparation for the big day. Both Rising River Farm and Wobbly Cart Farm will be supplying us with fresh organic zukes all season and we’ll be sharing our excitement with you!
Rising River Farm
This family farm in Rochester has been certified organic “since day one.” They use cover cropping, fallowing (resting the land) careful crop rotation, and fertilize with only natural ingredients. Rising River is surrounded by wild hedgerows, hay fields, a creek, and woods and like-minded, responsible neighbors which helps keep their fields protected and clean.
Wobbly Cart Farm
Located 30 miles south of Olympia on the banks of the Chehalis River, Wobbly Cart is a diverse, 10 acre, certified organic farm. Since 2005, their work combines a love of land with a commitment to a lifestyle that celebrates their passion for delicious, local, organic food.