Here is the list of local products available for purchase through Motherlode Harvest, for pickup on Tuesday, July 27, between 10:30 am and noon, or 4:30 to 6 pm at our new location behind Teresa’s Restaurant at 1235 Jackson Gate Road in Jackson. To order, please reply to this email, or email me at motherlodeharvest, or call me at 419-2503 by 9 am on Sunday. Payment may be made at pickup by cash or check made out to Motherlode Harvest. Please include a daytime or cell phone number with your order.
If you have been receiving a weekly produce box, please know that we will assume you are renewing your subscription at the end of 4 weeks unless we hear otherwise from you one week in advance.
We have both family size and single size produce box subscriptions available, which are: $88/4 weeks for the family size (8-10 items), and $68/4 weeks for the single size (6-8 items). If you would like to subscribe, please contact me as described above, and let me know what size box you would like and when you would like to start. And please include a phone number.
Thanks for supporting this program!
Local Products Order List
Please contact Michelle Grondin at 419-2503 or at motherlodeharvest
by Sunday at 9:00 am with your order requests.
Produce/Flowers/Herbs/Plants, by Grower
–Herbal Teas $5.00/1 oz. Package:
Manzanita Ridge Tea- This is our personal favorite, a tea with wonderful anise flavor that makes an excellent hot or iced beverage. Contains: anise hyssop, borage, bergamot, lemon balm and manzanita blossoms.
Sleep Ease Tea- A nice blend to help relax, unwind and ease tension. Contains: skullcap, catnip, hops, chamomile, lavender, bergamot.
Tulsi Rose Tea- Holy basil is a wonderful herb that helps reduce the physical and mental affects of stress. It aids in building endurance and is a great afternoon pick me up. Combined with mineral rich nettles and calendula/rose petals for a nice caffeine free invigoration.
Licorice Mint- Comforting and refreshing all at the same time, a delicious combination to enjoy hot or iced. Licorice root and mint are a lovely pairing not only for their flavor but also for their calming and soothing effects on the tummy and spirit.
Sun Earth Energy
–Heirloom yellow crookneck squash $2.25/lb.
Sweet and buttery
–Fresh Basil $1.25/bunch
–Fresh Peppermint $1.25/bunch
–Dried Peppermint leaves $1.25/oz.
Casa de la Pradera
–Dried lavender flowers $1.25/1/2-oz. Bag
Boggs Market Farm
–-Organic Herbal Tea $2.00/oz.: Chamomile
Lucero Organic Farm
–Strawberries, Organic $3.50/basket 3 baskets/$10.00
–Summer Squash, Organic, assorted varieties $2.25/lb.
–Cucumbers, Organic $2.25/lb.
The Olive Farm
–Fresh Culinary Herbs $1.25/Bunch
Tyson Hill Farm
–Peaches: Sweet & peachy, firm Elegant Lady freestone peach, $3/lb
Sweet & peachy, firm Elegant Lady freestone peach, $20/flat (over 10#)
Sweet & peachy, firm Elegant Lady freestone peach, $35/box (over 20#)
Sweet, white Summersweet freestone peach, $3/lb
Mixed Elegant Lady and Summerset, $20/flat (over 10#)
Mixed Elegant Lady and Summerset, $35/box (over 20#)
–Plums: Sweet, juicy red-flesh heirloom Mariposa plum $3/lb
Mild, crunchy yellow-fleshed Catalina plum $3/lb
Mixed Mariposa and Catalina plum, $10/4lbs
–Nectarines: Rich flavor Flavortop nectarine $3/lb
–Apricots: Last of the season Brittney Gold apricot, $3/lb
Last of the season Brittney Gold apricot, $20/flat (over 11#)
–Always Enough Ranch, Acampo
Goat, Naturally raised
Goat Loin chops $12.50/lb. 4/pkg. Ave. .75 lb.
Goat Shoulder chops $11.25/lb. 2/pkg. Ave. .75-1 lb.
Goat Leg steaks $12.50/lb. 2/pkg. Ave. 1 lb.
Goat Leg roasts, small $12.50/lb. Ave. 1.5 lb.
Goat Stew meat $7.50/lb. Ave. 1-1.5 lb.
Goat Front shanks $7.50/lb. 2/pkg. Ave. 1.5 lb.
–Mendoza Red Angus, Valley Springs
Beef, Pasture raised
Available as of 7/22/10
Name of Cut # item per package # of pkg in stock $/lb Approx pkg weight
Top sirloin Stk 1 4 $8.50 1.16 – 1.7
Tenderized Cube Steak 2 9 $6.00 .3 – .4
Flat Iron Steak 2 2 $7.00 1.45 – 1.87
Cross Rib Steak 2 2 $7.00 1.3 – 2.63
Ground Beef 1/3 lb Patties 3 50+ $6.00 1.13
Ground Beef 90% lean 50+ $5.50 1
Chuck Roast 1 2 $6.00 2.09 – 2.9
Skirt Steak 1 5 $7.00 .6 – .8
Fajita/Stir Fry Strips 2 $6.00 .8 – 1.3
Carne Asada varies 1 $6.00 1.74
Cross Cut Shank 1 3 $5.00 1
Teriyaki Beef Sticks 1 1.50 ea/10 or more 1.25 ea
–Frank’s Basque Family Farm, Stockton
Lamb, Natural (milk and grass fed)
Whole lamb cut and wrapped $295 (at least 50 lbs.), half lamb cut and wrapped $155, Delivery available
–Majestic Oak Farm, Jackson Valley
Chickens, Naturally raised
Cornish Cross meat chickens, $4.99/lb. Ave. 4 lbs.
–-Extra-large, Organic $5.00/doz., from Butte Mountain Farm
–Large, Organic $4.75/doz., from Butte Mountain Farm
–Medium, Organic $4.50/doz., from Butte Mountain Farm
–Large, Free-range $4.38/doz., from Always Enough Ranch
–Large, Free-range $4.38/doz., from Casa de la Pradera
–Large, Free-range $4.38/doz., from the Olive Farm
–Duck eggs $3.00/1/2-doz., from the Olive Farm
–Organic, 1 quart $3.00 or 1 gallon $10.00, from Humbug Creek Farm
Grown and pressed in Calaveras County from many heirloom varieties.
1-lb. Jar $14.00, 1/2-lb. Jar $8.00
From hives in Paloma and outside of Jackson
–CCOF certified, 2009 pressing $18.00/500 ml bottle, from the Olive Farm
–Extra Virgin Estate Grown 2010 Vintage, $15.00/12.7 oz or 375 ml bottle, from Amador Olive Oil
Body and Health Products
–-Always Enough Ranch
English Analgesic Balm $12.00
Developed from an old English apothecary remedy, this is a great topical pain killer.
Shea Body Butter, 4 oz. $12.00
Skin moisturizer for body and face, all natural ingredients
Shea Body Butter, Peppermint Orange 4 oz. $12.00
Shea Body Butter, Lavender 4 oz. $12.00
Soothing Shea Ice, 3.75 oz. $12.00
A salve for congestion, arthritis, gout, headaches, and muscle aches
Shea Ice +Plus, 3.75 oz. $15.0
Has the same ingredients as the Soothing Shea Ice, plus added herbs and essential oils to address skin problems such as psoriasis, nail fungus, athlete’s foot, and eczema.
Golden Deep Treating Lotion, 1 oz. Roll-on $12.00
Used to relieve pain, improve circulation, remove toxins and help heal injuries such as muscle strains, tendonitis, and arthritis.
Colloidal Silver, 4 oz. $10.00
Used topically or taken internally as an antibiotic, a fungicide, and a virucide.
Goat Milk Soap $4.00
Known for its gentleness to your skin. The goat milk has natural proteins and oils to nourish your skin while cleaning.
–Paloma Pollinators herbal tea and body care products:
Milk and Honey Soap-a luxurious bar made from oils of coconut and palm, wheat germ oil, shea butter, distilled water, beeswax, honey, goat’s’ milk, oatmeal, sodium hydroxide, essential oil of cybilla. $4.00 bar
Calendula Salve- Renowed for its’ healing and soothing properties, calendula is good for minor skin irritations, eczema and dry skin. Made from organic olive, almond and sesame oils infused with calendula and other herbs, beeswax, vitamin E, essential oils. 4oz jar- $10.00
St. Johnswort Pain Relieving Salve, 4 oz. jar $10.00
Foot Saavy- This is an effective salve for easing tired and sore feet, it’s deeply nourishing combination of oils and herbs heals cracked soles and invigorates blood flow to tired doggies. Made with organic olive, almond, castor and sesame oils infused with a variety of mints and sages, beeswax, vitamin E, essential oils of ginger, eucalyptus, rosemary. 4oz jar- $10.00
Elderflower Rose Skin Cream- This is an exquisite cream for your face and hands, it restores moisture and elasticity to mature and sun damaged skin. Contains organic olive, almond and sesame oils infused with elderflowers and a variety of herbs and flowers, shea and cocoa butters, aloe vera, distilled water, rose absolute and essential oil of lavender. 2oz jar- 4.00
Honey Rose Facial Scrub- A treat for your skin! ground rose petals, honey and carrot seed attract moisture to the skin. This is a perfect trio for effectively cleansing skin without stripping it of moisture. Makes your cheeks rosey! 4 oz. Jar- $10.00
–-Amador Olive Oil
Olive Oil Soap, Handcrafted Natural 4 oz. Bar $5.00, Almond or Apricot 3 oz. Bar $4.00
Amador Olive Oil, coconut oil, castor oil, glycerin (water & sodium hydroxide), almond or apricot fragrance.
All of our remedies are things that you can make yourself. We encourage you to make remedies of your own and we offer classes and workshops to show you how.
Always consult your physician before taking herbs.
Peace and Blessings, Sharon
Quick Heal Salve 2oz. $12.00 1/2 oz $5.00
The kids named this one because it works so well as a general purpose first aid salve. It does wonders for cracked feet and scaly skin. It contains Comfrey, Calendula, Plantain, Goldenseal and lavender in a cold pressed Virgin olive oil base with bees wax added.
Pain Away Salve 2oz. $12.00
This relieves the pain of sore muscles and joints when applied with a little friction and/or moist heat. A gently warming analgesic salve that contains St.John’s Wort, corydalis, arnica, ginger and cinnamon in a cold pressed virgin olive oil base with bees wax. Helps relieve the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome as well as arthritis.
Cough Elixir 4oz. $10.00
This cough elixir soothes a rough dry throat while encouraging expectoration. It contains elecampane root, marshmallow root, pleurisy root, wild cherry bark, anise, ginger, lobelia and uncooked honey. This product is very concentrated and may be diluted by 50% with honey. It is not intended for children under age 2.
Tinctures are a method of preserving plant essence with alcohol. They are quite concentrated and work quicker than a capsule.
Immune Support $9.00
We take this one if there is a bug going around and we don’t want to catch it or any time our immune system could use a boost. As the name suggests try this one before you get sick. It contains Astragalus, echinacea, turkey tail mushrooms
Nighty Night $9.00
This will cause drowsiness, do not use before anything except bed. It contains valerian root, skullcap, California Poppy.
Hot Flash $8.00
Hormone balancing phytoestrogens work together to cleanse the liver and blood. Black Cohash, Red Clover and Dandelion Root.
Emotional Balance $7.00
This is an herbal alternative to antidepressants. St. John’s Wort is known for its mood elevating qualities Skullcap helps to turn off the mental chatter as well as helping to overcome addictions, Biota Seed calms and supports the heart.
Headache Relief Formula $7.00
The name says it all. Contains feverfew, skullcap, white willow, wood betony
Simples are not formulas, they contain only the one herb on the label. Listed below are a few of our more popular simples.
St. Johns Wort
Soaps $4.00 each
All soaps are made with a Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil base. Nutrients and pure essential oils are added to make the different varieties.
Currently we have; oatmeal & clarey sage, rosewood & calendula petal, apricot kernel & peppermint
–Yarn, skeins of cormo/rambouilett 2 ply, 2.8 oz $12.00, from Butte Mountain Farm
Whole fleece, 5.5 lbs for $48.00, rambouilett and cormo cross, 3-3.5″ staple length
100% Beeswax Candles from The Boyd & the Bees at Butte Mountain Farm
To see photographs, burn times and sizes go to www.buttemountainorganicfarm.com
The prices below include California Sales Tax.
ACORN – $12.00
EGG, CARVED – $15.00
FLOWER, floating, Poinsettia – $4.25
FLOWER, floating, Rose – $4.25
FLOWER, floating, Sunflower – $4.25
FLOWER, Tulip – $5.00
PILLAR, BEE – $12.00
TAPER, 8-inch spiral textured – $5.75 pair
TAPER, 7 ½ -inch spiral – $5.25 pair
TAPER, 8-inch honeycomb – $5.75 pair
TAPER, 12-inch solid – $8.25 pair
VOTIVE, small – $2.00 each/$3.75 pair