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Feedback from a member

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I just want to let you know how much I enjoy receiving my shares each week.  We are excited to try new things, so when the veggies come in we experiment with recipes using the new veggie(s).  My house is filled with great veggies and fruit now, some of which are familiar and some not so familiar.  I love having someone else do my shopping – cooking is a lot more fun these days.  Joining TapRoot shares has been one of the best decisions I have made in a long time.

--A very happy customer.



TapRoot Farms Garlic Harvest Weekend

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TapRoot Farms Garlic Harvest Weekend
August 9th - 10th
 

The ideas have been rumbling around in our heads and we've finally made it to a plan.This coming week Amy, Patrick and Steve are planning to harvest the garlic and we've asked they leave some for us for a Garlic Harvest Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Yahoo!

Garlic Harvest Farm Tour - Saturday
3 PM meet up with Patricia at 451 Canard Street. (Park in the farm yard, we will walk to the garlic and please try to be on-time.)
Bring a garden fork if you have one and a bag to take your garlic home in. 
 
Cost: pay as you can, suggested $12 for tour and 1lb of garlic
(If you wish to harvest more garlic for your kitchens you are welcome to do so. We ask you pay $8 per lb)

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TapRoot Pop-Up Pig Roast Dinner with Chef Howell - Saturday
Gather at 1736 Church Street at 5 PM for a walking tour of the farm followed by dinner at 6 PM.
$50 per person
All proceeds go to:
Farmers Helping Farmers: Funds are used by two Kenyan Woman's Group for Horticulture Skills Training  & Slow Food NS: Sending Nova Scotia farmers to Terra Madre in Italy
 
Garlic Harvest Farm Tour - Sunday
Starting at 11 AM meet up with Teri at 451 Canard Street. (Park in the farm yard, we will walk to the garlic and please try to be on-time)
If you have one, bring a garden fork and bag to take your garlic home in. 
Cost: pay as you can, suggested $12 for tour and 1lb of garlic
(if you wish to harvest more garlic for your kitchens you are welcome to do so. We ask you pay $8 per lb)
 
The Noodle Guy + TapRoot Farms = Garlic Noodle Lunch  @  NOON ~1736 Church Street ~$12.00 per person.
Let us know if you are coming: patricia@taprootfarms.ca

 

Our Starr's Point area has a lot to share:

Gelato, cheese and milk  Fox Hill Cheese House
Noodles from The Noodle Guy
Beer and food at The Port Pub

 




Happy Friday!

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From member Linda:

"You guys are rocking my world. Seriously! Made pesto with the garlic scapes (I keep wanting to call them garlic SNAPES, but I digress). Have a strawberry pie cooling as I write. Still a little scared of the kohlrabi but I'm working up to it...thanks for being awesome!

Thanks for putting Friday off to a good start, Linda! 



Helping Hands at the Hydrostone

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Love this story! Thanks for sharing, Krista!




Hi Taproot Folks, I just wanted to send a quick note about my share pickup today from Highland Drive (Staple, Meat, and Eggs). Just as I left the store, the bottom of my share box broke out and all the contents were dumped onto Kaye st. Thankfully, two other Taproot members (two women, both of whom I saw pick up their shares immediately after me) stopped to help rescue the produce from the oncoming traffic. Fortunately, there were only a few apple and potato casualties! There's no way I could have scrambled across the street and sidewalk quickly enough on my own and I'm grateful that these two were able to help save my groceries. I don't know them but I'm hoping that maybe you could pass along the message somehow; possibly as a mention in the newsletter? Taproot members are helpful folks and I'm much appreciative of them. Thanks, Krista