Local products available

Hi, Here is the list of local products available this week for purchase through Motherlode Harvest, for pickup on Tuesday, September 14, between 10:30 am and noon, or 4:30 to 6 pm at 1235 Jackson Gate Road in Jackson, behind Teresa’s Restaurant. To place an order, please respond to this email, or email me at motherlodeharvest, or call me at 419-2503 by 9 am on Sunday. Please include a daytime phone number with your order. Payment may be made at pickup by cash or check made out to Motherlode Harvest.

We also have subscription produce boxes available, in a family size (8-10 items) at $88 for 4 weeks, or a single size (6-8 items) at $68 for 4 weeks.

If you are already subscribed to a box, please remember that we will assume you are renewing your subscription after each 4 weeks unless we hear otherwise from you 1 week in advance. If you need to skip your box for a week, please contact me by Friday of the preceding week.

Thank you for supporting this program!

Michelle Grondin

Customer coordinator


Motherlode Harvest

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

Paloma Pollinators

–Hot peppers– jalapeno and cayenne $1.00/1/4-lb.

–Cherry tomatoes $3.75/pint basket

–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.

Casa de la Pradera

–Dried lavender flowers $1.25/1/2-oz. Bag

Sun Earth Energy

–Shelling beans, includes recipe $5.00/lb.

Boggs Market Farm

–-Organic Herbal Tea $2.00/oz.: Chamomile

–Peaches: O’Henry– yellow freestone $3.00/lb.

–Plums: Green Gage $3.00/lb.

–Asian pears: Hosoi and Shinsiki $3.00/lb.

Lucero Organic Farm

–Strawberries, $3.50/basket 3 baskets/$10.00

–Summer Squash, assorted varieties $2.25/lb.

–Cucumbers $2.25/lb.

Always Enough Ranch

–Green onions $1.25/bunch

–Italian sweet frying peppers $2.00/1/2-lb.

–Anaheim peppers, $2.00/1/2-lb.

–Marchant Italian white wax peppers, $1.00/1/4 lb.

–Chard, $1.75/bunch

–Baby beet greens (tiny beets, mostly greens) $1.40/bunch

Greg Motch

–Tomatoes, Heirloom, $2.80/lb.

Tyson Hill Farm

–Figs: Mixed figs – Mission, Desert King, etc

$2.50/ ½ pound (1/2 pint basket)

$4.50/ 1 pound (1 pint basket)


Autumn Flame and Summerset yellow freestone peaches–good for eating fresh, freezing, canning


$10/ 4 lb

$20/flat (over 10 lbs)

$35/box (over 20 lbs)

September Snow white freestone peaches


Mixed freestone peaches

$10/ 4 lb


Flavorful Late Santa Rosa plums


Mixed plum/pluot sack


Prune plums: good for eating fresh, drying, canning


Damson heirloom plums: make classic English preserves, tart skin


$25/flat (over 12 lbs)


Thompson Seedless heirloom grapes: sweet eating, dry for raisins, freeze for mini-pops


$10/ 4 lb

$25/flat (over 12 lbs)

Red Flame crisp seedless grapes: sweet eating, dry for raisins, freeze for mini-pops


$10/ 4 lb

Black Monukka heirloom grapes: sweet eating, dry for raisins, freeze for mini-pops


$10/ 4 lb

Mixed green, red, and black seedless grapes

$10/ 4 lb

–Mixed fruit yellow & white peaches, mixed plums, grapes


Butte Mountain Farm

–Garlic $.63/head

–Shallots $2.00/1/2-lb. Bag

–Sunflower greens $1.25/1-oz. Bag

Randall’s Corner

–Chard $1.75/1/2-lb.

–Chives $1.25/1/2-oz.

–Rosemary $1.25/oz.

–Potatoes $2.81/lb.

–Leeks $3.13/lb.

Majestic Oak Farm

–Cantaloupe melons 2-6 lbs. $2.13/lb.

–Honeydew melons 2-6 lbs. $2.13/lb.

–Watermelon 2-6 lbs. $2.13/lb.


–Always Enough Ranch, Acampo

Goat, Naturally raised

Note: Chops are 4 to a pkg, unless, like a few shoulder chops, they are larger, then 2 to a pkg. Shanks are 2/pkg.

Loin chops $11.00/lb.

Rib chops $11.00/lb.

Sirloin chops $8.75/lb.

Round bone shoulder chops $9.50/lb.

Blade shoulder chops $9.50/lb.

Leg steaks $10.00/lb.

Front and rear shanks $7.50/lb.

–Darkhorse Ranch, Fiddletown

Darkhorse Ranch’s steers and lambs are all grass fed and supplemented with alfalfa during the end of the summer and or during the winter before the grass is growing. They have a great life grazing in the foothills of Fiddletown . They receive no antibiotics.

Beef, grass/alfalfa fed

1/4 beef = about 150 lbs.; 1/2 beef = about 300; whole beef = about 600 lbs. Price: about $5.70/lb. final weight. Butchering done at Swingles.

Lamb, grass/alfalfa fed

Whole lamb Price: $2.70/lb. hanging weight. The buyer is responsible for the butchering cost at Swingles.

–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.

New! Lamb packages for those with limited freezer space: $99.00, approximately 1/3 lamb. Also with delivery.

Frankie’ Favorite Package– 1 Leg of Lamb, 4 Rib Chops, 4 Loin Chops, 3 lbs. Lamb Riblets, 2 lbs. Ground Lamb

Vincente’s Vital Lamb Package– 1 Rack of Lamb (8), 4 Leg Steaks, 4 Loin Chops, 2 Lamb Shanks, 4 Shoulder Chops, 2 lbs. Ground Lamb

Mitch’s Must-Have Lamb Package– 4 Leg Steaks, 1 Sirloin Roast, 8 Loin Chops, 4 Rib Chops, 2 Lamb Shanks, 2-3 lbs. Lamb Stew, 1 lb. Ground Lamb


–Large, Free-range $4.38/doz., from Always Enough Ranch

–Medium, Free-range $3.88/doz., from Always Enough Ranch


–-Paloma Pollinators

1-lb. Jar $14.00, 1/2-lb. Jar $8.00

From hives in Paloma and outside of Jackson

Olive Oil

–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:

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.

Wool Products

–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

ANGEL, large – $5.00

ANGEL, small – $3.50

BALL, FERN – $15.00

BEAR, rounded – $4.25

BEAR & SKEP – $4.25

BEEHIVE (SKEP) – $5.00


EGG, CARVED – $15.00

EGG, SMOOTH – $4.25

HEART, floating – $3.50

FLOWER, floating, Poinsettia – $4.25

FLOWER, floating, Rose – $4.25

FLOWER, floating, Sunflower – $4.25

FLOWER, Tulip – $5.00

NATIVITY FIGURE Set, Joseph, Mary, Jesus – $7.00

ORNAMENTS, cherub face, horse, house or Santa – $2.00 each

PILLAR, BEE – $12.00


PILLAR, LEAFY – $27.50

PINE CONE, large – $22.00

PINE CONE, small – $3.50

PINE CONE, thin – $5.00

PUMPKIN – $5.00

RACCOON – $4.25

STAR, floating – $4.25

STAR, 6 pointed – $12.00

SWIRL – $10.00


TAPER, 4-inch spiral – $3.75 pair

TAPER, 8-inch spiral textured – $5.75 pair

TAPER, 7 ½ -inch spiral – $5.25 pair

TAPER, 8-inch honeycomb – $5.75 pair

TAPER, 6-inch solid – $5.25 pair

TAPER, 10-inch solid – $7.75 pair

TAPER, 12-inch solid – $8.25 pair

TREE, white beeswax – $4.25

TURKEY – $8.75

VOTIVE, large – $2.75 each/$5.25 pair

VOTIVE, small – $2.00 each/$3.75 pair

WOLF – $8.75

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