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Monday, September 18, 2017

Carlton Farms Newsletter 9-18-17

Delivery News
REMINDER: Order deadline is Noon the day before we deliver:
  • With School back in session, and everyone's fall routine starting to get wound up. Keep in mind that we are now offering home delivery. Get your Carlton Farms order delivered to your door in a insulated cooler. It's super awesome!  
  • The storm caused an interruption to our meat processing schedule. As a result we are out of ground beef. We have plenty of other cuts, including a really good supply of Chuck and Shoulder Roasts. Order online to be sure to receive the cuts you want.  The processing schedule should get back on track this week, so that we can have more ground beef by next week. 
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.

On the Farm

Turkeys on Pasture:                                 
It looks like we may be in for a rather warm week. You didn't think a Georgia summer was gonna go quietly into the night did you. Summer around here usually doesn't end without a fight, so I thought a picture of our growing turkeys out on pasture would be a good reminder that Fall is just around the corner. Once they are big enough to go out to pasture, they only need shelter from the rain and sun, and a roost to sleep up off of the ground. We built these mobile turkey shelters a few years ago, and the turkeys love them. We can hook to them and pull them to different areas of the pasture, giving them a fresh portion of pasture each time. Unfortunately we lost one shelter due to a wind storm last year. (not during the growing season, so no turkeys were injured). That's why you can see the orange straps in the picture anchoring this one down. 

We are constantly sharing the goings on at Carlton Farms via our social media pages. Become social with us on:  
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Twitter @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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