News and Information from Richardson Farms, Rockdale TX

Turkey Update…….NEW!

We still have a few extra Turkeys!

We ended up with about 65 extra turkeys!! They are on the bigger side……most are 20-25 lbs, however we have a few that are 16-18 lbs.

If you didn’t get one for your Thanksgiving feast……and want one for one of the remaining holidays, please fill out the online Order Form and we’ll bring one to the Farmer’s Market.

Thank You!

Richardson Farms


Enjoying some Fresh Milk!

One of our loyal customers sent us this picture of their child enjoying some of Richardson Farms milk!!

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Richardson Farms is attending the Lone Star Farmer’s Market again.

Please stop by the Lone Star Farmer’s Market and see us every Sunday from 10am – 2pm.

We will have our usual selection of items available for purchase.  You can also use the online Order Form to place your order.

We hope to see you there!

Richardson Farms

 


 

“RAW MILK DAIRY”
Our new upscale “Raw Milk Dairy” is now open.

Raw Milk refers to unprocessed, untreated milk straight from the cow. The milk you buy from the local supermarket is a different substance altogether. It has been pasteurized, ultra-pasteurized, or homogenized. This liquid is not really milk. It is a chemically altered substance, heated to remove pathogens and bacteria and to prolong its shelf life. The resultant low-enzyme activity makes it difficult to digest, and the naturally occurring beneficial bacteria have been destroyed. The altered fat content renders the vitamins and minerals difficult to absorb.

Some studies show raw milk actually help protect against allergic reactions and boosts the immune system. It is an incredibly complex whole food, complete with digestive enzymes and its own anti-viral, antibacterial, and anti-parasitic mechanisms conveniently built into a neat package. It is full of both fat and water-soluble vitamins, a wide range of minerals and trace elements, all eight essential amino acids, more than 60 enzymes, and CLA (an omega-6 fatty acid). Raw milk is a delicious medicine!

Raw milk from healthy, pasture-raised cows is in a league of its own. These cows are happy, fed on their natural diet of grass and other cow-friendly foods. They enjoy access to sunshine and pasture grazing…not confined to inhumane conditions far from their natural environment and subject to enormous stresses. Our cows are never given any shots of BGH (bovine growth hormone) or antibiotics.

According to State Law…we cannot take the Raw Milk off the farm. But, you, as a consumer, can come to the farm to buy the milk. We have a very unique “farm store” as part of our new dairy barn. It is equipped with a refrigerated room to store the bottled milk, cream, and eggs. In this store, we also have a selection of our famous pasture-raised meat products (beef, pork, chicken, sausages, and grains).

In addition to the Raw Milk, we also have “low-temp pasteurized” milk as well. By low-temp pasteurizing some of our milk…..this enable us to take the milk off of the farm to sell at Farmer’s Markets.

This milk (low-temp pasteurized) is available at any of the Farmer’s Markets we attend.

Our milk is NOW available for SALE!!

Raw Milk is $10.00 / gallon
Low-Temp. Pasteurized is $12.00 / gallon.

Farm Store Hours
Monday – Friday
2:00pm-6:00pm

Or, fill out the online Order Form to order some of our Low-Temp Pasteurized milk.

Buying Groups are Encouraged!!!
(Bring a large cooler with you to our farm and buy raw milk for your friends, family, and neighbors.)

Please call in advance to arrange for your pick up!

Mike: 979-676-1864
Bob: 972-743-2215
Jim: 512-635-3691
Kay: 512-446-2306
Tim: 817-917-9371

Future items may include: heavy cream, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, flavored spreadable soft cheeses, and cheese curds. Don’t forget that “Skim Milk” and “Whey” will also be available.

Anyone who has experience in making cheese…and wants to help us get started, is welcome to contact Jim Richardson or Bob Fellers at Richardson Farms Dairy.
Jim: 512-635-3691
Bob: 972-743-2215

This is an exciting time for Richardson Farms! Thank you all for your support! See you at the Market!

Thanks
Richardson Farms

Some pictures from our Dairy Farm Store.

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Stop by and check it out sometime!  Grab some milk, cream, eggs, and meat.

Just please call before you come!

Thanks, Richardson Farms

 

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Say Cheese!!!
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Our dairy cows eating our alfalfa.

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Dairy and Creamery Building

 

ResizedImage_1452471180621 Barn full of alfalfa for our dairy cows.

 


Cooking From YOU!

Below is a product from a customer.  It looks so yummy!

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These 2 turkeys were purchased and cooked by a chef in Houston for a cooking demonstration @ Berings hardware in Houston.


 

Cooking with Pat!

One of our long-term supporters of Richardson Farms, Pat R., has been sending us her latest and greatest recipes using locally home grown meats and veggies.

So, we would like to highlight some of her creations!

Thank you Pat!

IMG_5210Bacon burger with Turkish spices on pita with feta and Tecolote tomatoes and eggplant.

 
We always love to hear how you are using our products, and what the finished product looks like on your table.
 
Please send us an email with your creation!

Non-GMO feed!

Richardson Farms is using only non-GMO feed for their animals as a supplement to their natural foraging.

What is GMO?  It is a Genetically Modified Organism.  It could be a grain product, an animal, etc.
We try to use all natural ingredients and farming practices.

Thanks, Richardson Farms

 


Richardson Farms is at your local Farmer’s Markets!

You can always find us at one of the following Farmers Markets:

Saturdays (9am – 1pm):

SFC’s Farmers Market at Sunset Valley,

SFC’s Downtown Farmer’s Market,

 Barton Creek Farmer’s Market,

Waco Farmer’s Market (Waco, TX),

Wolf Ranch in Georgetown,

Memorial Villages Farmer’s Market (Houston, TX).

Sunday (10am – 2pm)

Lone Star Farmer’s Market


Richardson Farms Meat’s at Several Austin Area Restaurants

If you are interested in trying some of our products, we highly suggest you visit one of these restaurants and sample some of their amazing creations!

Restaurants Serving Richardson Farms Meats

96 West (Brenham)

All Star Burger

Barley/Swine

Cafe Pacha

Contigo

Dai Due Supper Club

Eden East

Funky Art Cafe (Brenham)

House Pizzeria

Jack Allen’s Kitchen (Oak Hill and Round Rock)

Funky Art Cafe (Brenham)

Jeffrey’s

Josephine House

La Condesa

Lenoir

Odd Duck

Ronin Cooking (Bryan)

Paperboy (food trailer)

Taco-Deli

Texas French Bread

Thai Fresh

Travaasa Resort and Spa

Whip-In

Delivery Services / Stores / Other

Decker Creek B&B

Farmhouse Delivery

Home Sweet Farm Market (Brenham)

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People’s Pharmacy (South, Westlake, North)

Wheatsville Food Co-op (Guadaloupe and Lamar)