A Celebration of Home Cooks – A Wholesome Wave Farm-to-Table Benefit at Skylight Farm

Skylight Farm Wholesome Wave Farm-to-Table Benefit

On Sunday, October 26th, visit us at Skylight Farm, and enjoy a seasonal, farm-to-table Wholesome Wave benefit dinner prepared by Kenan Hill of Kitchen 1204.

Oftentimes home cooks don’t receive the praise they deserve. We want to celebrate the determined, kitchen-warriors who work day in and day out to craft delicious, healthy and local meals. This dinner will benefit Wholesome Wave Georgia – an organization that enables more home cooks to create healthy meals by increasing access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food for all Georgians.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., tour Skylight Farm at the historic Glover Family Farm. Get to know Justin and Brittany Aiello, of Skylight Farm, while you explore all of the delicious, fall veggies growing at the farm. Explore the history of the farm and hear Justin share about the practice of land stewardship.

The tour will include drinks and hors d’oeuvres prior to dinner. The hors d’oeuvres will highlight some of the delicious, seasonal preserves offered by the canning and preserving superstars of Preserving Place.

Kenan Hill, an Atlanta-area food blogger, home cook and local-food activist, will prepare a three-course fall feast, highlighting the best that Skylight Farm and local producers have to offer.

So come out to the farm! Support Wholesome Wave GA while enjoying a hearty, autumn meal and a celebrating those wonderful home cooks that we love so much!

To purchase your ticket, visit our Celebration of Home Cooks page on Brown Paper Tickets. 

Asian Greens

Atlanta Magazine and Georgia Organics Highlight Skylight Farm

In the past two months, we’ve been excited to see our farm highlighted in both Atlanta Magazine, as well as The Daily Dirt: Georgia Organics’ blog.

The Atlanta Magazine feature, “Fall farmers market find: Asian greens,” explains how crazy we are for all the delicious Asian greens that we grow in the fall. Our Farm Manager, Justin, tells Atlanta Magazine about the joys of bok choy, komatsuna and all sorts of other yummy greens!

Georgia Organics recently featured Skylight Farm in their “Friend a Farmer Friday” social media campaign, including a blog post in The Daily Dirt, written by our Marketing Manager, Brittany. “Farm to Friend: On Connecting Food and Faces”  gets at the heart of why we farm – community.

Farm Stand

Fall CSA Spots Open

As we continue to expand, Skylight Farm is opening up several spots for our Fall 2014 CSA!

We are opening up spots for both our on-farm pickup and market pickups. Atlanta pickups will begin on Saturday, October 4th at Piedmont Park. On-farm pickups begin on Wednesday, October 8th and will run for eight (8) weeks.

If you missed the first round of sign-up’s, or the CSA filled up before you were able to enroll – now’s your chance to become a part of our CSA program. If you would like to reserve a spot, please e-mail us and let us know that your form and check are on the way.

For those of you who are considering becoming a CSA member, we’ve posted a link to our 2014 CSA Sign Up Form, below:

Skylight Farm 2014 Fall CSA Sign Up Sheet

If you’ve never joined a CSA program and have any questions, feel free to get in touch and we’ll happily answer any questions!

2014 Plant Sales

We’re happy to announce that we are now taking plant orders for the summer. Below, you will find a link to a list of the organically grown seedlings we are offering this year as well as the prices. All plants will come in organic, bio-degradable peat pots…all you have to do is put them in the ground! Some of the plants are growing right now, and some will be planted to order… so please allow time for your plants to be ready. Plants will be ready in time for summer planting in mid-April and available into June.

To order: Open the link to the list of available plants, chose the plants and quantities you want, e-mail your order to info@skylightfarm.com and I will get back to you with a confirmation and an estimated time the plants will be ready. Remember, these are plants for the summer growing season and will not be ready until it’s time to plant for the summer.

Summer Plant List 2014

 

It’s CSA Time!

We are thrilled to launch Skylight Farm’s 2014 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program!

For those of you who have decided to support our work through membership or have supported Skylight Farm in the past, thank you. We can’t wait to share all of our delicious veggies with you this season! We will be posting all sorts of exciting information and farm updates on this website, to help you stay connected with the farm and your food.

We have limited spots and sign ups are on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to reserve a spot, be sure to e-mail us and let us know your form and check are on the way.

For those of you who are considering becoming a CSA member, we’ve posted a link to our 2014 CSA Sign Up Form, below:

*All spots for the spring season are currently filled. Check back in July for the next round of sign ups. Thanks!

If you’ve made the decision to partner with our farm for the season, please mail the above form and checks to the address listed in the document.

In the oncoming weeks, we will be posting news, updates and pictures of what’s happening at the farm. Stay tuned for tasty veggies and great things to come!

Skylight Farm Cabbage by Justen Clay Photography