MIX AND MATCH
The share Woodruff refers to offers customers
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the option to purchase produce
and meats in larger quantities. The
Angus beef share, for example, provides
10 pounds of a mixed variety of cuts
such as steaks, roasts, London broil and
short ribs. Shares are available for all the
meats, as well as for milk and cheeses.
Vegetable and fruit shares offer a tasty,
nutrition-overflowing cornucopia that
includes pretty much everything.
Members place orders online before 6:30
p.m. on Tuesday for pickup or delivery
later that week. Some customers prefer
visiting the farm on pickup days to select
their purchases. Home delivery, available
from Sebastian to Merritt Island, costs $8
Although Hall is happy to deliver the
goods, he encourages members to
visit the farm and take in the ambiance
during the pickup hours of 2:30 to 6:30
p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“They can enjoy a picnic by the lake and
locally caught fish, organic juices and
even handmade dog treats round out the
healthy shopping experience.
The list of farm partners is a who’s who
in local organic food producers, from
Crazy Hart Ranch — where meat chickens
and heritage turkeys peck happily at
the grass of Fellsmere — to Melbourne’s
Organic Rising Bakery, creators of artisan
breads, pastries and cookies.
Regulars will tell you shopping at Florida
Fields to Forks is addictive.
“Fields to Forks has been a big part of
our family’s dinner table for over six
years,” Abby Riba from Viera said. “They
aren’t a business that only cares about
doing the minimum to get the organic
label, but focus on producing product
that is as nutritionally dense as each
vegetable, fruit and meat should be. As
long as we live here in Brevard, we will
Indialantic resident Mary Woodruff began
ordering from the farm when her family
moved here four years ago.
“The quality and variety of food they
offer is exactly what we were looking
for,” she said.
“The veggie share is our favorite. It is
always overflowing with fresh products.
We also order grass-fed meat and fresh
eggs, which are exceptional.”
In addition to healthy food, there are plenty of photo ops on Hall’s 20-acre farm.
hang out with the animals,” he said. “I
take a lot of pride in keeping the place in
tip top shape.”
During the holidays, the photo ops
abound with the pumpkins, plus the
resident farm equipment, and, of course,
“Some families just like to come in for
photos,” said Hall. >>
been a big
part of our
table for over
— Viera resident Abby Riba