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Monday, May 9, 2016

Carlton Farms Newsletter 5-9

Delivery News
Order easier with your mobile device.
We have recently made our website much more mobile friendly.  Now you should be able to view the site and place your order from your mobile device much easier.  Go ahead and check it out, and place your order at www.carltonfarm.com

FarmFan: Get Text Message Reminders and Receive Rewards.
As one of our Farmfans you are able to receive text message reminders, both to place your order and to come pick-up your order. You will also have the ability to check-in when you pick-up. As you accumulate check-ins you will earn rewards such as Grocery Bags, T-shirts, Discounts.

Beef and a little Pork have been added to the website.
We just got a batch of beef back from the processor.  It has all been inventoried and placed online. We also had some extra pork chops at the dairy, so those are now online as well. Enjoy!
Spring Vegetable Shares are available to start mid-season.
Sample Share Photo. Each weekly share will vary. 
You can sign up late for the Vegetable Share, the price is prorated accordingly.  Get a box of fresh, local, organic vegetables each week delivered to the delivery location of your choosing. New for this year, you will now be able to put your share on hold for a couple of weeks if you are on vacation, then receive extra when you are back in town. 
 
On the Farm

Moving out to Pasture:
This week our broiler chickens are old enough to be moved out of the brooder and onto pasture. We are just about to finish up construction of 2 mobile coops that will be moved all around the pasture. These coops will keep the birds safe from predators, while still allowing them to scratch through the pasture and eat grass and bugs. The design of these coops is my own, but I've borrowed several aspects of many renditions that have come before. I will be posting pictures of the new coops as they are finished. Be sure to check out: www.facebook.com/carltonfarm or on our new instagram account @carltonfarm

Thanks for your continued support. At Carlton Farms we are proud to be your farmer.

Sincerely,

Chad Carlton
Carlton Farms
Carlton Farms, 1276 Cartersville Hwy, Rockmart, GA 30153
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