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Food Connects (formerly WFF) Newsletter


January 8: Sad News from Basin Farm
I was shocked and saddened yesterday morning to receive a call that Basin Farm was burning. I had just been thinking about their sizable order for yesterday's delivery and was happy that they were listing again on the network after some time pursuing their own markets.

I sent a text to David at the farm to offer my thoughts and well wishes, fully expecting that he would be too involved with the happenings there to respond.

Instead, he promptly called me and let me know that everyone had escaped safely, although the home that housed many people was declared a total loss. He also let me know that he had the order for WFF ready to go and could I meet him at the Sunoco station in Bellows Falls, since the road in and out of the farm was closed.

Such is the unmatched dedication of our friends over at Basin Farm. I am sure that their character and perseverance will ensure that they find a way forward, but if there are opportunities to help them in the near future, I will be sure to share them.

I'm waiting to hear what the future availability is for their products, but in the meantime we have plenty of other stuff to choose from including offerings for Harvest of the Month, which are Beets and Rutabagas! Thanks!

-Andy
Order on-line at www.windhamfarmandfood.org
or call Andy at (802) 258-8330

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Feature Vendor
basinfarm
The Basin Farm is located in the Connecticut river valley and has the saxtons river flowing through it. We grow a variety of vegetables and some berries, grow a variety of grains and make hay. We are a certified organic farm and strive to produce quality food.
David Langmaid
Basin Farm
Bellows Falls, VT
[email protected]
802-463-2464
Animals
We have cows for milk and meat and make cheese and yogurt. We have goats for milk and making cheese.
Farmers Markets
We attend farmers markets during the season offering a variety of vegetables, berries, plant starts in the spring and even bread.
FEATURE INVENTORY Organic #1 Sweet Orange Flesh
Category: Sweet Potatoes
Description: Organic #1 Sweet Orange Flesh
Vendor: Walker Farm
Unit: 40 lb box
Price: 59.00
Weight: 40.00
FEATURE INVENTORY organic small beets
Category: Beets
Description: organic small beets
Vendor: basinfarm
Unit: 25 lb bag
Price: 35.00
Weight:
small red beets . Great for pickling
FEATURE INVENTORY Red, Washed
Category: Potatoes
Description: Red, Washed
Vendor: Dutton Berry Farm
Unit: 50 lb
Price: 19.50
Weight: 50.00
FEATURE INVENTORY White, Washed
Category: Potatoes
Description: White, Washed
Vendor: Dutton Berry Farm
Unit: 50 lb
Price: 19.50
Weight: 50.00
FEATURE INVENTORY Organic, trimmed and washed
Category: Rutabaga
Description: Organic, trimmed and washed
Vendor: Westminster Organics & Harlow Farm
Unit: 2 lbs
Price: 3.00
Weight: 2.00
Organic rutabaga bagged
FEATURE INVENTORY organic red cabbage
Category: Cabbage
Description: organic red cabbage
Vendor: basinfarm
Unit: 20 lb
Price: 25.00
Weight:
FEATURE INVENTORY Elba, certified organic, buff skin and flesh unwahsed
Category: Potatoes
Description: Elba, certified organic, buff skin and flesh unwahsed
Vendor: Fertile Fields Farm
Unit: 20 lb
Price: 35.00
Weight:
Large round tubers with buff, flaky skin and white flesh