Nami Moon Farms Pasture Raised Meats • Honey • Vegetables • Eggs & more 2017-09-16T15:35:12Z http://www.namimoonfarms.com/feed/atom/ Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[2017 Thanksgiving Turkey Sign-Up]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=1219 2017-09-16T15:35:12Z 2017-09-16T15:35:12Z While you can certainly sign up at one of our markets, we also have n online order form with all of the information, dates, etc. E-mail us if you have any questions. The site: https://squareup.com/store/namimoonfarms/ Or CLICK HERE

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[The Elephant At The Market]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=821 2016-01-20T20:34:31Z 2016-01-19T05:58:08Z I’ve been trying to write this piece for a couple of months now, and while some of the delay is just from traveling or being busy with other things on the farm…a lot of it has to do with the fact that this is kind of a delicate issue. It’s really important how you talk about it, and though I’ve tried here, I will have undoubtedly missed something or failed to explain an aspect of this topic. Please let me […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[A Bad Year For Turkeys]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=780 2015-09-09T02:21:58Z 2015-09-09T02:21:58Z If you’ve been following our Instagram page, you’ve seen that we recently lost a few dozen turkeys in a storm that dropped over three inches of rain. The forecast had called for rain, but not *that* much rain. Then, a day later, we get another one-to-two inches of rain in the morning. Luckily, we only lost a few birds after that one, but it was daytime and birds tend to do better with rain during the day, especially if things […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[Our Opening Gambit]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=654 2015-02-18T00:14:50Z 2015-02-17T17:47:36Z Feel free to share this widely. 2015_NamiMoonFarmStory_FinalDraft I apologize for not typing the entire document out here. You’re going to have to click, one. more. time. After a month of writing, editing, asking people to read and re-read and then editing again…I was wary of trying to keep my work all up-to-date and accurate on our website. So, I wrote everything off-line on MSWord. Below, is a PDF document that shows our farm’s financials over the first five years of […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[Corn Comedy Hour!]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=502 2014-03-05T19:02:59Z 2014-03-05T16:21:40Z Ok, so it’s dark humor, but I feel like I should be sharing the good *and* the bad with you. As you know, we planted our own corn last season. It was a bad year for corn because it was such a wet Spring, no one could plant it on time. Ours went in late, around mid-June, but it got in. Our corn took 85 days to get to maturity, so this is called “short corn”, or at least shorter […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[A Genuine Quandry…]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=467 2014-02-17T20:25:27Z 2014-02-17T20:25:27Z I recently gave a presentation on marketing, and we talked briefly about the price of eggs. A lot of farmers don’t want to mess with trying to sell eggs because of people who sell them for $2/dozen as some sort of hobby, usually ‘around the neighborhood’ or ‘at the end of their driveway’. In other words, since so many consumers are focusing on price alone, the eggs that a farmer would produce as a part of his or her farm-business […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[Happy New Year! Happy Next Year?]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=445 2014-01-01T00:21:03Z 2014-01-01T00:21:03Z Hello everyone! We hope that, like us, you have spent the last week or two with family and/or friends, and that you’re having a wonderful holiday season. Now we are all faced with the eve of the new year, and as is often the case…we start to think. Typically, this gets us thinking about what we wanted to happen in the last year, what actually *did* happen and ultimately what might come to pass in the next year. Hopes, dreams, […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[The Price of a Turkey]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=390 2013-11-13T06:00:08Z 2013-11-13T06:00:08Z As you probably know by now, I’m often fascinated by the prices I find at the local supermarkets. Why? Well, before I was farming, it was just a price. I knew it was cheap, but I had no idea how cheap it was when compared to the cost of production for a farm like ours. So nowadays I see the same prices, but I do a little mental math, compare it to an average and then wonder how this product […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[Grain Bin: The Final Chapter]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=382 2013-11-09T15:47:35Z 2013-11-09T15:47:35Z Apologies for the slight delay here, but the grain bin has been up for a week now. This is a CMC (Custom Marketing Company) bin that is often referred to as an “18 by 5” because it is 18 feet wide and made up of 5 rings. It is between 20-30 feet tall, so that puts it just underneath the roof of the pole barn it’s next to. Why CMC? Well, for one, they have a patented “Pressure Cure” system […]

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Nami Moon Website <![CDATA[Thanksgiving Turkeys Are All Gobbled Up]]> http://www.namimoonfarms.com/?p=364 2013-11-05T13:38:04Z 2013-11-05T13:38:04Z This is just a quick post to let you know that we’ve sold out of our Thanksgiving turkeys for the year. We keep a cushion of 15-20 birds just in case Mother Nature sends some coyotes–or some other predator–our way like she did a couple of years ago, but they are also spoken for via our waiting list (which is also no longer available). So we are really, truly sold out. We will try to raise more next year, as […]

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