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Posted 7/12/2017 9:15am by Elizabeth Longendorf.

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Posted 6/18/2017 9:24pm by Elizabeth Longendorf.

Hello!

I am glad to announce that this week is the first week of the Summer CSA! This upcoming weekend you will be able to pick your produce up at the market you signed up for. When you arrive at the market and find our table, just sign in under your name in the CSA binder. Then you can take your items from the tables. Don't be shy if you don't know what something is or how to cook it! Our staff will answer any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you this summer!

 

Thanks for your support!

Posted 6/18/2017 9:19pm by Elizabeth Longendorf.

Hello!

I am excited to tell you that the Summer CSA begins this week!! The staff here at the Zahradka farm is super excited to begin providing you with quality produce that is grown and packaged with love. Tomorrow the first list will be available online at thezahradkafarm.com. Just log into your account and place your order! The store will be available until 6 am Tuesday morning. If you forget to place your order, we will pack you a Farm Choice box so you won't miss out. After the first week we will introduce a variety of specialty items that can be ordered with your weekly share as well.

Your share will be delivered on the same day each week. It will be hot many of the days that we deliver this summer. I strongly advise everyone to leave a cooler out for their share. This will prevent wilting and sweating of sensitive produce. If you do not leave a cooler outside, we will leave a crate with your CSA share. Place this crate anywhere that you want us to leave your share and we will put your bag in it each week. You may place your used bags from the CSA in the crate or your cooler and we will collect them each week.

I look forward to working with you this summer. Please include any special delivery instructions for our drivers in the notes section of your order form. If your building requires a passcode, please include this in your notes section.

Thanks for your support!

Posted 6/15/2017 3:15pm by George Zahradka.

Hello cherished CSA member!

If you are receiving this email, then you are part of our Columbia home delivery route. Your share will be delivered on Thursdays each week. If you have any special delivery instructions for our drivers, please email zfarmwholesale@gmail.com.

Each week you can log onto thezahradkafarm.com and place your order. You can place your order any time between 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday each week. If you forget to place your order, don't worry! We will pack you a Farm Choice box and it will be delivered to you.

Thank you so much for choosing the Zahradka Farm CSA! We appreciate your support!

Thank you!

Posted 6/15/2017 3:14pm by George Zahradka.

Hello cherished CSA member!

If you are receiving this email, then you are part of our Ellicott City home delivery route. Your share will be delivered on Thursdays each week. If you have any special delivery instructions for our drivers, please email zfarmwholesale@gmail.com.

Each week you can log onto thezahradkafarm.com and place your order. You can place your order any time between 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday each week. If you forget to place your order, don't worry! We will pack you a Farm Choice box and it will be delivered to you.

Thank you so much for choosing the Zahradka Farm CSA! We appreciate your support!

Thank you!

Posted 6/15/2017 3:10pm by George Zahradka.

Hello cherished CSA member!

If you are receiving this email, then you are part of our Glen Bernie and surrounding areas home delivery route. Your share will be delivered on Wednesdays each week. If you have any special delivery instructions for our drivers, please email zfarmwholesale@gmail.com.

Each week you can log onto thezahradkafarm.com and place your order. You can place your order any time between 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday each week. If you forget to place your order, don't worry! We will pack you a Farm Choice box and it will be delivered to you.

Thank you so much for choosing the Zahradka Farm CSA! We appreciate your support!

Thank you!

Posted 6/7/2017 1:04pm by Elizabeth Longendorf.

 

WE HAVE GREAT NEWS!!! We Are Now Offering Our Farm As A...

Special Events Venue

   The Zahradka Farm, otherwise known as "Z" Farm in Baltimore Maryland is a "Natural Oasis" about 20min outside of Baltimore City. The "Z" Farm s a real working produce farm nestled in the Holly Neck Conservancy. It's convenient, and beautiful location makes the farm a perfect choice for a rustic and/or elegant event! Chose the Zahradka Farm for your celebration and feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of downtown! 

Willow Tree To Pond View

Please Email ZFarmEvents@gmail.com for More Information!!!

Posted 1/3/2017 10:03am by George Zahradka.

Hello All!

If you are receiving this email, you have signed up and committed to participate in the Z(ahradka) Farm CSA Winter program starting January 9th.

 

First of all I would like to thank everyone for your participation in our program! We really depend on our Winter CSA to help us with the immense cost of starting up in the Spring. 

The winter CSA Runs for 14 weeks starting January 9th- April 15th.

Instructions & Info:

1. Orders should be placed every Monday before delivery. Your first order should be placed Monday January 9th. The store is only open on Monday. This gives us time to process orders, pick and pack for delivery. We are strict about Monday ordering, especially during the Winter months as we contend with mother nature.

* If you forget to place an order or choose not to we will pack you a Farm Choice (FC) Box so you don't miss out.

 

2. How To Place An Order:

Each Monday before delivery please visit our website:

www.TheZahradkaFarm.com

*Click the CSA Veggies Store to add items to your cart. To purchase specialty items click the CSA Specialties Store Tab and add extras for purchase to your order.

When you are ready to check out please remember to complete your order. Choose the pay by check option if you do not have a cart balance or wish to be invoiced for extras at the end of the month.

You will receive a Confirmation email shortly after the order is placed if it has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation email please email the farm right away so we can get your order processed at: ZFarmCSA@gmail.com

 

3. Each week your share will be delivered in a box that should be left out the following week for us to pick up. If your empty box is not available for pick up we will just leave the liner bag with your produce. We re-use the boxes each week. We will also recycle the bags if you would like to leave them for your delivery driver.

*During freezing temperatures it might be a good idea to leave a cooler out for us to deposit your veggies in, especially if you purchased extras like eggs and meat.

 

4. Extras For Sale: Each week we offer a variety of extra items you can purchase along with your veggies. These items are always local and all natural meeting our high quality standards. These items will be delivered with your share for that week. You can pay upon check out or we will invoice at the end of every month via email.

 

5. The NOTES Section: Each week when you place your order there will be a NOTES section on the Check Out page. This is a great way to keep in touch with our packing staff. You can let know if there was an issue with veggies from the previous week, any delivery notes and even just to say hi. We all get to know our members pretty well, by name at least! Our staff is very small and consists of no more than five people :)

 

6. Delivery Days/ Routes:

Each member will be assigned to a specific route. We will notify everyone as to which route they are assigned and which day the share will be delivered. This should not change from week to week unless there is a weather emergency.

*Please be patient with us for the first week as we sort out delivery routes. Once we get into the groove of things your share will be delivered on the same say around the same time each week.

 

7. Delivery Changes/ Weather Emergencies:

If there is an act of nature that prevents your shares from being delivered on your regular delivery day we will try to deliver on another day that week. If for some reason that can't happen we offer the option to order double the following Monday. (We are the ONLY CSA in Maryland that offers this option!)

*Please keep an eye on our Facebook page (George Zahradka (or) The Zahradka Farm) for the most current updates about deliveries. We will also try to email, however we usually can't get to a computer until after we have left the farm for the day.

 

8. Office Hours: We are rarely in the office :) We try to get into the office on MONDAYS and TUESDAYS. Do not panic if we don't get back to you right away, we are very easy going and will work with you as much has we can to sort any issues out. We are Farmer's and are at the Farm the Majority of the time. The best way to get in touch with us is via email. If there are billing questions or you are going to be out of town etc. Please email ZFarmCSA@gmail.com.

 

9. When You Receive Your Share:

It's exciting... your first share has arrived!!!!

Please open your box and double check your share to make sure your order is complete and correct. There will be a packing slip inside.

Take all of your veggies out of the bags to ensure the condensation build up will not cause damage to your veggies. In the colder months especially, the unpredictable temperatures can cause moisture to build up. Veggies left to sit in that moisture can easily go bad.

If there is a layer of dirt on your veggies it means one of two things. We left the coating as a protective layer to be washed off as the veggies are used or it was so cold we could wash them. It's no big deal, the produce is being picked from often sloppy and wet fields and a quick rinse will to the trick.

If you have any issues, or questions about your share please don't hesitate to email the farm right away so we can sort everything out. ZFarmCSA@gmail.com

 

10. Have Fun & Enjoy!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page (George Zahradka or The Zahradka Farm) for recipes, updates about the farm etc. Our members are a part of our FARM FAMILY and we love it!

 

Please Feel Free To Email With Any Questions :) See You Next Week!

 

 

 

Posted 12/3/2016 9:40am by George Zahradka.

Hello All!

Thanks for your support last Winter! The weather and the Holidays quickly approaching are a sign that the WINTER veggies are almost ready and our home deliveries are about to start! Our crop is looking wonderful. The Summer was really hard on our veggies but the fall and Winter so far have produce a healthy crop:)

The Winter CSA is fast approaching and I wanted to make sure anyone interested had the opportunity to get on that delivery list!

We have a special one time HOLIDAY DELIVERY that goes out right before Christmas as well as the regular Winter CSA delivery; which is 14 weeks of produce delivered to your home or office between January and April.

If you have any questions at all please feel free to ask! Thanks for your support!!!!
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Posted 11/15/2016 7:39pm by George Zahradka.
Hello!
My name is Lacey and I am the packing manager here at the Z Farm CSA! I am reaching out to all of our members to let you know that we still have Turkeys available for purchase for the holidays! Turkey sizes to choose from are medium or large. Last year our birds ranged from 18lbs to 44lbs. We process in a certified, open air facility. All turkeys are free-range and hormone free. We charge $3.50 a pound for each bird. All totals are to be calculated and invoices emailed by this Friday evening. 
If you decide to purchase a turkey you can choose a home delivery or farm stand pick up. Home deliveries will be delivered on Monday the 21st or Tuesday the 22nd. Farm stand pick up is this Sunday from 8:30 to 4pm and is encouraged. If you pick up at the farm stand, then we will give you one specialty item for free! 
For the first time ever, the Z Farm is offering a Thanksgiving holiday delivery. We are offering a Medium share of 6 items for $50 or a Large share of 12 items for $75. This can be a farm pick up or home delivery as well. The same offer applies for the farm stand and specialty items. Home deliveries can also purchase the specialty items online when they place their holiday order.
 
PLEASE RESPOND TO zfarmwholesale@gmail.com
 
I hope you are interested in one of these great offers! Happy Holidays!
 
Thank you
Lacey
Z Farm Wholesale Manager

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Hello! I am glad to announce that this week is the first week of the Summer CSA! This upcoming weekend you will be able to pick your produce up at the market you signed up for. When you arrive at the

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