Moonstruck Farms opened in Spring 2008 in Phelan,
In the egg area our “girls” are a variety of breeds from Rhode Island Red to Barred Rock. Our brown egg layers are fed from right here on the farm to provide you with the freshest and highest nutritional quality eggs possible. They are fed a standard layer feed to ensure their protein and vitamin needs are met, but the majority of their diet consists of vegetables from the farm and a cover crop called vetch grown especially for them to meet their protein and vitamin needs in the most natural way possible. In recent months we have added flax seed to ensure the Omega-3 level in the eggs when the "greens" are low. As a result of this kind of diet their eggs have higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin A, folic acid and carotenoids and
Our Winter 2011-2012 season will include Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Lacinato Kale, Winterbor Kale, Mustard Greens, Braising Greens (A combination of all the cooking greens listed), Head Lettuce, Spinach, Carrots, Beets, Green Onions, Turnips, Rutabaga, Kohlrabi, Asian Greens Herbs and last, but not least our triple washed ready to eat Moonstruck Salad Mix.
Our five year plan includes experimenting in the area of berries, further growth of our "lavender farm" and cut flowers. In addition the new items to be added this year are in the meat division. We currently are offering pork by the side. Beef calves are being brought in from the hills now so please email if you are interested. Poultry will be added beginning July 2012.
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