Silver Forge Farm

Local, homegrown, small farm awesomeness

About Silver Forge Farm

A small-scale family farm in Central New Jersey offering vegetables, free range eggs, and wooly goods. We use sustainable practices to grow food for our family and yours.

112 Iron Ore Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-693-0498
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Silver Forge Farm CSA shares sold out for 2014!

Silver Forge Farm will be operating as a CSA in 2014. Each share will include pasture raised eggs, organic vegetables and fruit as well as farm sourced items such as wool products from our Shetland sheep. We are sold out for shares of the 2014 season but we will be taking names for a 2015 waiting list.

Read our 2014 CSA Expectations and Goals
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25 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Hey Shareholders! If you can pick up by 4:30 tomorrow that would be great, if not, can you send us an e-mail? Thanks, Your Farmers

2 likes. [ 4:51pm ]

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25 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: This is what three little girls look like on Fair Week Day Three! Pick-ups are the usual day and time this week, and will include both salad and cooking greens, as well as spring onions. The other veggies in the shares will vary again this week, and include okra, basil for pesto, shelling peas, beets, and anything else the gardens have to offer up tomorrow morning.
The squash, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant are on the verge of exploding, so get ready for the bounty of August! Gazpacho, Caprese Salad, Ratatouille, homemade pickles, squash au gratin, zuchinni bread.... The quail are laying everyday now so quail eggs will be showing up in shares on a rotating basis as well as duck eggs. Enjoy! [ ⇒ ]

14 likes. 1 comment. [ 11:13am ]

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21 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Pickup today for members that couldn't make it yesterday. 8 to 8. Double eggs and herbs. See ya!

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20 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: The country mice are back home! The farm fared well in our absence, and we came home to the first ripe tomato (a sungold FTW). We'll be spending the week wresting control back from the weeds, sidedressing the squash with some compost, and spending way too much time at the Monmouth County Fair - you can find us in the reptile and poultry tents if you want to swing by and say hello! [ ⇒ ]

10 likes. [ 2:33pm ]

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20 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Pick up today and tomorrow 8 to 8. Double eggs and herbs. No veggies. Back to normal next week.

1 like. [ 8:48am ]

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19 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Just a reminder, CSA pick-ups this week are Sunday and Monday 8-8, and are double eggs, no veggies. E-mail us if you have any questions!

3 likes. 1 comment. [ 10:08am ]

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17 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Six Farmers Lost Housing Need Shelter ( www.indiegogo.com ) [ ⇒ ]

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12 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Pick ups till 5 PM today!

1 like. [ 8:48am ]

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12 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: CSA Pickup in the morning from 8 to 5 this week. See you then!

2 likes. [ 12:52am ]

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10 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: The nasturtiums are positively overflowing out in the herb garden, and it's a perfect time to make a compound butter...I've included a link below, but it is pretty simple, and wonderful melted over grilled veggies, fish, or meat... For each 1/4 lb of butter (softened) combine about six nasturtium blossoms and three nasturtium leaves, finely chopped, with salt to taste and about a teaspoon of lemon zest. This butter can be frozen to use later too. The link below includes about a tablespoon of chives, a nice addition.

http://thepaintedrabbit.wordpress.com/2012/06/06/recipe-nasturtium-butter/ [ ⇒ ]

8 likes. 1 comment. [ 4:50pm ]

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08 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Unseen owls....the girls and I started finding owl pellets by the grape arbor and blueberry bushes last spring, and from the amount of pellets showing up these days, our nocturnal friend has decided to stay...my educated guess is an Eastern Screech Owl, but it could well be a Barred as well. Farm residents like these always reassure me that we are doing things right, along with our ever growing purple martin colony, the bats overhead at dusk, and the toads that hop around under the light post at night. [ ⇒ ]

9 likes. 1 comment. [ 10:56pm ]

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06 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Feel free to drop off your kitchen scraps for the girls. [ ⇒ ]

4 likes. 2 comments. [ 2:09pm ]

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05 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Share pickups are today from 8 to 8. Come get it before these guys do. [ ⇒ ]

13 likes. [ 12:28pm ]

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02 Jul 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Eggs for dinner! You can use scallions or chives in place of the Chinese chives here. [ ⇒ ]

5 likes. [ 9:44pm ]

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02 Jul 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Scrambled eggs this morning: two quail, one chicken, and one tiny duck egg from Mama Cayuga who just started laying again...a day in the life of a poultry farmin' family 🐓🌳☀️ [ ⇒ ]

6 likes. 1 comment. [ 9:48am ]

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29 Jun 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Homemade pancakes are a weekend staple here on the farm, usually with fruit, nuts, and/or chocolate chips thrown in for good measure. Like most baked goods, we think that super fresh eggs make them even better. Just for comparison, your eggs are less then seven days old when you pick them up - in the US, eggs don't even have to be packed and shipped till 30 days, and can be sold for 30 days after that. Mother Nature designed eggs to last, but they certainly don't improve with time.

We are tried and true believers in Alton Brown's "instant" pancake recipe - you make about 6 cups of dry mix ahead of time, then add the wet ingredients when it's time to cook. * I think fresh buttermilk makes a big difference, but they are still delicious with the tail end of the carton.

Here's how to do it: In your storage container of choice, mix six cups all purpose flour, 2 tbs sugar, 1 tbs salt, 1.5 tsp baking soda, and 3 tsp baking powder. When you are ready to cook, for each cup of dry mix, combine 2 tbs melted butter, 1 cup buttermilk, and one egg. Once those are thoroughly mixed, add in the dry stuff and stir just to combine - lumps are a good thing. We made ours with bananas this morning :) [ ⇒ ]

15 likes. [ 6:37pm ]

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29 Jun 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: If you are near Asbury today, stop by and give these pups some love! I have a soft spot for Groove in particular :)

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=802317513121332&substory_index=0&id=164551083564648

1 like. [ 10:24am ]

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28 Jun 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: Today's CSA share lunch: scallions sauteed in butter, then added braising mix (tough stems removed), salad turnips and their tops, along with a pepper from the fridge. Cooked those down with some tamari, sesame oil, garlic, and hot pepper flakes. Mixed in some fresh noodles from the Asian market and cooked a double yolker right on top. What have you been making? [ ⇒ ]

13 likes. 5 comments. [ 6:58pm ]

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28 Jun 2014 | facebook:

Silver Forge Farm: Eggs for sale! Eggs are $5 a dozen and available till 8 pm or we sell out. Stop by the farm and pick some up.

7 likes. [ 10:52am ]

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27 Jun 2014 | facebook:

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Silver Forge Farm: AHS-TF AVAILABLE DOGS ( ELI
DOG FRIENDLY!!
http://youtu.be/4YPmHXfvdFo (more below)

Flip flop go my ears and I am sure I will cause your heart to flip flop, too [ ⇒ ]

2 likes. [ 3:51pm ]