Local products available, and Open House

Motherlode Harvest will be at the Motherlode Holistic Grand Re-opening Saturday Aug. 20th 12noon to 5pm

Hi all,
In addition to reminding you about our ordering window being open, I want to remind you about MotherLode Harvest’s summer open house, at the farm of one of our producer members, Tyson Hill Farm in Waterford. The Tyson-Clark family has invited MLH to be part of their
8th annual Tomato Tasting & Summer Potluck Picnic this Sunday, August 21, 2011, 4-7 P.M. Please see the details below. For more information, call me at 419-2503, or contact Indira Clark at 874-9668 or tysonhillfarm.

MotherLode Harvest has local products available to order at www.mlharvest.com. THE ORDERING WINDOW IS FRIDAY AT 9 AM THROUGH SUNDAY AT NOON.

Orders received during that time can be picked up on Tuesday, August 23 between 10:30 am and noon, or 4:30 to 6:00 pm, at 1235 Jackson Gate Road in Jackson, behind Teresa’s Restaurant. Payment may be made at pickup by cash or check made out to MotherLode Harvest.

New customers will need to register by using the “join” button on the website before they can shop. If you have any questions or problems with using the website, please contact our tech leader, Jo Ann, at joannd, or 304-7654.

MLH has started the produce box subscription program and enacted our new membership policies. Customers will need to sign a customer agreement (attached) and pay membership dues before they are able to order subscriptions or order from the website. Customer members will be able to increase their participation in MLH. Sign up today!

Thank you for supporting this program, and please enjoy the newsletter!

Michelle Grondin
Customer coordinator

As our summer Open House, MLH will be joining producer member Indira Clark of Tyson Hill Farm in Waterford for their 8th Annual Tomato Tasting and Summer Potluck Picnic.

We’d like to invite you to our 8th annual tomato tasting and summer picnic on Sunday, August 21st. This is a low keyed summer afternoon with farm tours, contests with “fabulous prizes,” and delicious food (that’s your part). Last year we had a blindfolded tasting of different colored tomatoes. There have been tomato tosses of various sorts, including the 3-person catapult (across the irrigation ditch and into the plum patch).) – There’s more than one way to compost an over-ripe tomato! This year there’ll be the opportunity to join in the Cute Little Tomato dance, and who knows what else?

Do you have a favorite tomato in your garden? – bring it along, guest tomatoes are most welcome!

8th annual Tomato Tasting & Summer Potluck Picnic

Sunday, August, 21, 2011, 4-7 P.M.

Tyson Hill Farm
713 South Blossom Road , Waterford

We look forward to sampling 25+ varieties including heirloom, old and new favorites, and trial varieties, including 6 varieties of heirloom paste tomatoes.

Please bring:

*favorite food that goes well with tomato
*your own plate, glass, napkins, and eating utensils – help us be green
*a chair and/or picnic blanket

Please no pets or smoking

More info and directions:

Tyson-Clark family

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