New Season Farm LLC is a first generation farm located southeast of Wisconsin Rapids near Kellner, WI. We offer vegetables and eggs produced using sustainable and organic practices. We have been excited to offer shares or subscriptions via a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model for the past two seasons and hope to expand our number of shares in 2014. If you are just not sure about a full CSA box commitment, we will also offer boxes by the week (not guaranteed) and individual items for sale.
On our farm you will find a large number of heirloom and open pollinated varieties. Many of these varieties you will not find in your local grocery store or commercial greenhouse. We believe in preserving our food heritage and think that our plants thrive in an environment of diversity. Our chicken breeds are not quite as numerous as the plant varieties, but we keep about ten different kinds that lay eggs ranging from almost white to pink, many shades of brown, blue and green. The birds are cage free to roam for bugs and seeds and are fed locally produced grains and vegetables.
Each week of the harvest yields a unique variety of fresh produce, carefully boxed and delivered to a pre-arranged drop site.. You will sample over 50 varieties of vegetables and herbs. Generally you can plan on plenty of those favorite staple veggies like beans, summer squash, greens and potatoes, but we like to try to include a healthy portion of what you might find exotic and novel (black tomatoes, purple potatoes, large variety of squash you don't see in the store).. Quantity and variety progress with the season - early on the shares will be lighter and consist of items like greens, radishes and colder weather plants and will change as the season progresses to crops that love warmer weather like tomatoes and peppers. Each box comes with a newsletter and harvest update with fun details about the items in the box, as well as plenty of ideas how to use the produce.
We offer shares in two sizes - standard and small. A standard share is about 3/4 of a bushel, or a bit more than a paper grocery bag. The small share is on the order of 1/2 bushel, or a bit shy of a paper grocery bag full.
New Season Farm does have a blog that we had been using for longer farm stories, but we found it quite challenging to keep up the farm and build a house at the same time, so hopefully once the house is done we might be able to resume. To really see what's been keeping us busy you can check out our Facebook Page! We also try to include pictures and recipes that you can try using produce from New Season Farm. If you like what you see, please click the LIKE button!
Keep us in mind while you are searching for locally grown, farm-fresh, nutritious and delicious foods! Please email us your questions and comments. We would love to hear from you!
-Rob Luecht and Heather Grys-Luecht
Our Mission is to feed people. Along the way we want to have fun and give generously. We believe that by promoting the health of the land by using sustainable practices and treating the farm as a living system, we will produce healthy and safe food. We will promote health of people by teaching that local food can be affordable and easy to prepare.
Our Vision is to play a prominent role as leaders in a local food system to help ensure that people of all socioeconomic levels have access to nutritious, safe and affordable food. We will further our mission by acquiring additional lands to place into sustainable production and support the local economy by using as many locally sourced goods and services as possible.