One of the most important things to me at Small Batch Kitchen is the use of local produce to start all of our tasty spreads and sea salts. Firstly, I want to be using the freshest produce in all of our products. Secondly, there are amazing farmers and orchards nearby and, as a local food producer, I want to support other local food growers and businesses.
All of our produce is grown or sourced through local farms. While this limits our flavor offerings (sorry, no Orange Marmalade), I believe this leads to a more flavorful end product.
One of the local farms we work with is Living Hope Farm in Harleysville, PA. Living Hope Farm is the closest farm we work with - only 3 miles away. They are a Certified Naturally Grown non-profit farm, selling their produce through their on-farm market, a CSA, and at local farmer's markets. We sourced 100% of our strawberries (nearly 500 lbs!) from this amazing farm in 2016, as well as many of our herbs (basil!) and I look forward to working with them again in 2017.
We offer a few of our flavors at their on-farm market, but this year we are going to try something a little different. Similar to our subscription plan, I'll be offering prepaid punch cards to use on our spreads in their marketplace. You can purchase the cards here and you can see a few more details below.
With this subscription, you will be able to select 6 or 12 (8-oz) jars of your favorite spreads to pick up at Living Hope Farm, 461 Indian Creek Road, Harleysville, PA.
Via email, you will receive weekly notifications about the flavors that will be available for pickup at the market at Living Hope Farm. You will also have the opportunity to request specific flavors for the week (requests will need to be made by noon on Monday).
Pickups will start when the market opens to the public in late May (you will be notified via email of the exact date).
Subscription cards will be kept at Living Hope Farm, so you don't need to worry about remembering your card from week to week.
This subscription is flexible, and can be used on an in-stock flavor, at any time throughout the season.
20% of the sales of this subscription will be donated back to Living Hope Farm.
Additionally, subscribers will be the first to hear about new and limited release flavors, special events, and may be invited to participate in taste-testing flavors or recipes that are in development!