Bluebird Greenhouse Blooms

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Lavender, sunflowers, zinnias, fresh dill.

Bluebird Greenhouse Local Foods Lunch & Learn

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Locally Baked Strawberry Cake sourcing Certified Organic Strawberries from Farmer Dave at D & A Farm.

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Strawberry Chicken Salad catered by The Strawberry Patch with Georgia Pecans, local chives and berries.

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Concord Street Sweet Cheesecake with berries from The Strawberry Patch.  Thank you Georgia Grown for Georgia peanuts.

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Bluebird’s Local Foods Lunch & Learn.

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Callaway Blue Spring Water.

Bluebird Greenhouse Flower Garden Bouquets

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Bluebird Greenhouse Wheat Share Harvest

Bluebird CSA wheat shares. Locally Grown, Pike Co. Georgia wheat.

Bluebird Greenhouse – Community Supported Agriculture {CSA} Giving Baskets

Want a Giving Basket of CSA Veggies?  Half Shares $30

Order online: www.bluebirdcsa.com



www.bluebirdcsa.com

Tune in Alert: Bluebird CSA as Radio Show Guest for UGA Broadcast

Tune In Alert for Tuesday, February 21 to UGA Griffin Campus Radio Show, broadcasting from WKEU each Tuesday morning from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. 

Bluebird CSA Program Director, Patti Robinson, will be a radio show guest with Dr. Jeff Jordan, Director of Southern Region SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) and Dr. Jerry Arkin, Assistant Dean for the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 

Bluebird Greenhouse Summer Season

Greenhouse Development Phase II: Edibles in Container Gardening May-July

Bluebird Greenhouse Development Phases

Bluebird Greenhouse Development

Building One:  Growing

Building Two:  Packing and Transplanting

Phase I Recap Feb-April: Starting Spring Seeds for Garden Plants

Goals:

  • To develop Community Supported Agriculture programs in the Griffin area
  • To revitalize a closed greenhouse facility with edible vegetables
  • To encourage Farm to School learning experiences
  • To provide garden plants for affordable fresh foods to the community
  • To offer internships for those interested in a Local Foods Certificate

On February 22, Farmer Bob and Bluebird began starting tomato, lettuce, herb and various heirloom vegetable plant seeds using organic practices.

3 Spring Plant Sales offering Affordable Veggie Plants to Community

  1. The first Veggie Plant Sale open to the public was Spring Fling on April 8th.
  2. The second week of Plant Sale open to public was on April 16th.
  3. The 3rd week event was Earth Day Farm-to-School and Plant Sale held on Good Friday, April 22, 2011–Easter Weekend Holiday.   Good Friday (2011 also Earth Day) is planting day for many local growers and farmers.

After these 3 successful planting events providing affordable garden plants to the community, the remaining vegetable and tomato plants will be transferred to local farms and the Bluebird Greenhouse gardens to produce fruits outdoors during the summer season.  Click to enlarge thumbnail images.

Phase II Begins May-July:  Edibles in Container Gardens

Container gardening allows so many more people the chance to get involved with gardening. Vegetables can pretty much be grown anywhere; there is nothing that the plant needs that cannot be offered to the plant in a container,” states Greenhouse Gardening.

Bluebird Greenhouse is a Drop Off for Fresh Georgia Grown Produce

Bluebird Greenhouse is a drop-off for fresh produce grown in Georgia.

Bluebird CSA invites local Georgia farmers and producers to offer their products to CSA members.  Bluebird CSA is a Multiple Farm CSA serving Metro Atlanta and Middle Georgia. 

Conveniently drop off your harvest at Bluebird Greenhouse on Thursdays from 2 pm until 4 pm when we connect with local growers for CSA distribution. 

Be sure to contact us before you arrive with your veggies!

Contact:  bluebirdmarket@gmail.com

Bluebird Greenhouse is located at 931 Hamilton Boulevard, Griffin, GA

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Welcome to Bluebird Greenhouse!

Welcome to Bluebird Greenhouse where Community Supported Agriculture members, farmers and Georgia producers are growing together!

Top 10 Recipe Ideas Using Your CSA Farm Veggies

Top 10 Recipe Ideas Using Your CSA Farm Veggies

Top 10 Recipe Ideas Using Your CSA Farm Veggies

Please click below for Recipes and Source Links….

Thanksgiving Planner  http://bit.ly/HT2BqE

Thanksgiving in a Jar
http://bit.ly/17VNEjL

Apple Upside Down Cake
http://bit.ly/1bxAyrP

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
http://bit.ly/17wqboZ

Kale and Wild Rice Pilaf
http://bit.ly/1br3L4b

Apple Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes
http://bit.ly/HOU0Fp

Rosemary Roasted Winter Veggies
http://bit.ly/1aGxpBi

Ginger Cranberry Chutney
http://bit.ly/1gOnTo6

Pomegranate Apple Salad
http://bit.ly/1j7mxBD

Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes
http://bit.ly/1idgspz

 

 

 

 

Bluebird Pickup Locations – Map

Click here for Map to Bluebird Pickup Locations.

Alternate Map Link.

Visit Bluebird CSA for  Directions, Times and Days for each Pickup Location. 

Thank you to local supporters of Bluebird CSA who offer a pickup location in the community!

Want to establish a Pickup Location near you?  Email: bluebirdmarket@gmail.com

Bluebird Pickup Locations

Bluebird Pickup Locations

Bluebird CSA Healthy Recipe Links, July 20, 2013

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Dilly Coleslaw
Summer Corn Chowder
Lemon Chive Baby Squash
Kale Caesar Salad
Blueberry Granita
Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes
Watermelon & Tomato Salad
Slow Roasted Tomatoes
Garlic Seared Green Beans
Sweet Pepper & Onion Pasta
Parmesan Romaine Salad
Grilled Cheese & Tomatoes

Bluebird Greenhouse Heirloom Tomato Abundance

July 2012

Bluebird Greenhouse is a Drop Off for Local Community Supported Agriculture Products

Are you a local producer interested in building a local foods system?

Hello, how are you today?  We are here to pickup honey.”  Bluebird picks up from a local honey farm weekly.

  • In addition to picking up products at local farms, many local producers bring their products to Bluebird Greenhouse.
  • Farmer Matt delivers his crops including carrots and Pak Choi.

Down the Lane delivers their handmade lavender soaps, locally grown blueberry muffins and heirloom tomatoes.

  • Bluebird meets a fine local cottage artisan baker just off the downtown square as she brings a basket of teacakes, breakfast breads and homemade granola for Bluebird members.
  • Stopping by weekly at a local warehouse where certified organic sprouts are grown, Bluebird picks up broccoli and sunflower sprouts.
  • Callaway Blue Spring Water is loaded for Bluebird CSA members locally.
  • Cheese Straws are delivered to the Vineyard for weekly orders.
  • Blueberries are harvested and kept in the fridge until picked up by Bluebird.
  • Strawberries are harvested and ready for Bluebird to pickup during strawberry season by local growers.
  • Summer squash is harvested and weighed, along with corn, onions, potatoes and more when Bluebird arrives for pickup at local farms.
  • Chocolate Cherry Tomatoes are picked up during season from a local backyard gardener.

Over 70 producers are part of Bluebird CSA {Community Supported Agriculture}

What might you produce for a community supported agriculture program?

Veggies, Flowers, Herbs

Year round seasonal vegetables, fresh flowers and herbs can be grown at home.

Heirloom Tomatoes

Are you a grower of heirloom tomatoes with enough to share?  Contact: bluebirdmarket@gmail.com

Fruits

Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, peaches, apples, figs, melons, grapes…  Almost everyone has a suitable container or garden space which can become productive growing fruits which then can be harvested and delivered to Bluebird.

Craft Supplies

You’ll likely find countless items in your home garden that can be marketed such as pinecones, holly, wood cuttings, feathers, acorns and more.  

Custom Made Kitchen Tools

Whiskbrooms, baskets, ceramic ironstone serving ware, pottery

Candies

Divinity, fudge, pecan pralines

Baked Goods

Artisan Breads, muffins, quick breads, breadsticks, cakes, cookies, pies, tarts

Handmade lotions, soaps, candles, lip balms, shaving creams

Home air sprays, bug bite relief, herbal face scrubs, pot pourri, sachets

Sewing and Knitting

Scarves, hats, earmuffs, mittens, sweater pillows, pet sweaters and more.

Pet Treats

Homemade and healthy kitty and dog treats.  Other pet care items.

Heirloom Seeds

Do you save seeds from your flowers, cuttings from herbs or seeds from your heirloom tomatoes or veggies?

Questions?  bluebirdmarket@gmail.com

Bluebird Greenhouse & Multiple Farm CSA Blueberries

Blueberries Growing Now on Georgia Farms

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