Freezing Vegetables

Blanching Blanching vegetables destroys enzymes, changes the texture and sets the color. For extended storage, like freezing, destroying the enzymes improves the keeping quality of the vegetables. The same enzyme that causes fruits and vegetables to ripen also cause...

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Freezing Berries

Freezing Strawberries Freezing softens and darkens strawberries, so they are best used in cooked (baking or jams) or pureed applications (smoothies). Frozen Whole Berries (Note: If these berries are destined for smoothies, you can skip the hulling stage if you have a...

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General Freezing Facts

Freezing is the fastest way to preserve excess produce, and frozen food retains almost all the nutritional benefits of fresh. Here are some suggestions: Recall that items expand when they are frozen, so be sure to allow at least 1/2″ of expansion space (head room) in...

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Testimonials

Cheryl G, via Facebook

A hidden gem right here in Mechanicsville! Thank you for opening up the farm yesterday; my daughter and I had a wonderful time!

2016 Farm Visitor

2016-12-14T15:56:47+00:00

2016 Farm Visitor

A hidden gem right here in Mechanicsville! Thank you for opening up the farm yesterday; my daughter and I had a wonderful time!

Katheryne K.

Great fruits and vegetables - good suggestions on how to use it. If any problems, they correct it absolutely no questions. I have my winter supply of strawberry freezer jam now and am loving my blueberries.

RIchmond Market Fan, via Facebook

2016-12-14T16:16:05+00:00

RIchmond Market Fan, via Facebook

Great fruits and vegetables - good suggestions on how to use it. If any problems, they correct it absolutely no questions. I have my winter supply of strawberry freezer jam now and am loving my blueberries.

Diana C.

Loved my trip to the farm today! Can't wait to come back in August. Thanks so much for allowing the community this opportunity.

Farm Visitor

2016-12-14T16:22:50+00:00

Farm Visitor

Loved my trip to the farm today! Can't wait to come back in August. Thanks so much for allowing the community this opportunity.

Charles & Cindy K.

We have been overjoyed each & every week, for years, with our share.  And we're happy to be able to support the community learning program that the Geyers have established.  In this scenario, everyone's a winner!

RIchmond CSA Members

2016-12-15T00:33:30+00:00

RIchmond CSA Members

We have been overjoyed each & every week, for years, with our share.  And we're happy to be able to support the community learning program that the Geyers have established.  In this scenario, everyone's a winner!

Cindy K., RIchmond

You are the best, and your fruit is out of this world!  We’re counting the days until you let us know that asparagus & strawberries are back.

CSA Member

2016-12-14T15:44:49+00:00

CSA Member

You are the best, and your fruit is out of this world!  We’re counting the days until you let us know that asparagus & strawberries are back.