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Vegetables, Meats, and Specialty Items Now Available

Last Update: November 22, 2021

You can place an order for pick up at the farm within a day by sending an email with the items you request from the list below. Please use this page for reference and email your requests to-- dom @ mooninthepond.org (no spaces) (PLEASE NOTE: As orders for pick up at the farm dropped off dramatically after June 2020 when 'things' 'opened up', we are NO LONGER USING AN ORDER FORM ON THIS PAGE.  Please use email instead.  Thanks so much for your understanding.) This page is updated regularly with what's available, so check back often.
  • Vegetables

    All produce organically grown here at Moon In The Pond Farm or from our organic farm neighbors and friends.

    Please specify variety and poundage for all veg.

  • Celariac/Celery Root

    • per lb $5

    The spectacular baseball-size root that's great julienned with mustard-mayonaiseas dressing the iconic French salad , roasted with meat, or steamed and mashed as a side.

  • Potatoes

    • per lb $4

    "Cheiftan"– red skinned, white flesh

    2 lb. min.

  • Sorrel

    • per bunch $6

    Classic sour leaves make a great addition to salads or for the traditional base for french soup. 

  • Parsnips

    • per lb $6

    Big and beautiful

    please specify poundage

  • Napa Cabbage

    • per lb. $3

    From our friends at MX Morningstar Farm.

  • Turnip varieties

    • per lb. $4

    "Gold Ball"–gorgeous pale yellow orbs–delicious flavor.

    "Purple Top"–typical American turnip.

    "Scarlet Ohno"–pink skinned white flesh flecked with pink.

  • Daikon Radish, “Purple”, or “Summer Cross”.

    • per lb $4

    "Starburst Purple" Daikon has a starburst of purple 'spokes' through the slices–stunning!

    "Summer Cross" is a traditional long thin white.

  • “Watermelon” and Black Spanish Radishes (“Nero Tondo”)

    • per lb. $4

    2 lb. min. please specify variety

    "Watermelon"–the magenta-pink interior hides a spicy kick.

    "Nero Tondo"–peel and roast or slice thinly for salads.

  • Cabbage: Dutch Flathead-type, Arrowhead, and Red varieties

    • lb. $3
  • Onions: Organic Yellow

    • lb $5
  • Shallots

    • per lb. $15

    Unmistakeable flavor.  "Conservor"

  • Garlic

    • 2 heads $1

    From our friends at Honey Dog Farm. As it is late in the season and they are starting to get dry we've dropped the price to 2/$1 !  Make some garlic jam!

  • Winter Squash, “Robin Koginut”

    • per lb. $6

    "Koginut" –  Of Chef Dan Barber and "Row 7 Seeds" fame: rich, deep, full flavored squash served completely unadorned at his Blue Hill restaurant–the most squashy squash there is!

  • Winter Squash, Acorn “Table Queen” and “Carnival”

    • per lb. $4

    Table Queen" – an American standard–dark green ribbed outside, orange, savory-sweet interior.

    "Carnival" – Flavor and color like a "Delicata", shape like an "Acorn" – yummy and beautiful.

  • Carrots

    • Per bunch $7

    Orange, bunched

  • Winter Squash, “Butternut”

    • per lb $3

    Butternut is the typical New England winter squash for roasting, steaming or soup.  4-6 lbs. each.

  • Salad Greens

  • Radicchio, “Castlefranco”, “Chioggia”

    • per lb. $14

    "Chioggia"–'typical' (in the US) round head with maroon leaves and white ribs.

    "Castlefranco" –big, dense heads of light to lime green, fading to golden and white on the interior with leaves randomly splashed with maroon to pink speckles throughout.

  • Rare Organic Heirloom Apples

    Fantastic, nuanced organic heirloom apples, each exquisite and unique.  From Scott Farm Orchard in Dummerston, VT

  • “Newtown Pippin”, “RI Greening”, “Calville Blanc”, Ananas Reinette”

    • per lb. $6

    "Newtown Pippin" A 1760s apple best known for its variety of uses and nuanced flavor not right off the tree, but after it has been stored for several months. Enjoy fresh as a snack, or in a last winter pie.

     

     

  • Granola

    Bola Granola is Berkshire gold.  Chef Michelle Miller has produced this magnificent nutty concoction, and it has been a Moon In The Pond staple for decades.  We’re delighted to offer it. 

  • BOLA Granola, “Original 20% Nuts”

    • 1 lb. bag $9

    Robust flavor, toasty, always crunchy and amazingly fresh.  “Original 20% Nuts” is handmade with organic oats and pumpkin seeds, California almonds and the best vanilla.  Bola Original combined with Berle Farm Yogurt (see below)–Breakfast HEAVEN!

  • Dairy

    Our long-time friend Beatrice Berle produces wonderful products from her organic, grass-fed cows.

  • Dried Beans

    We’re excited to offer a wide variety of wonderful heirloom beans.  Each is as tasty as it is beautiful. All packaged in half pound packs. (See our Instagram feed, or Facebook page for a video!)

  • Dried Beans- “Marfax”, Cannellini, “Borlotti”, “Sulfur Yellow”, “Black Turtle”

    • 8 oz $6

    Marfax– Maine "bean hole bean", small ochre colored gem cooks up quick and delicious.

    Cannelini– Cassoulet, Ribolita, White beans and Kale–it's that time of year!

    Borlotti– Famed Italian variety, unmistakeable flavor, rich and nutty.  Holds shape well–great for Pasta e Fagioli.

    Sulfur Yellow– Pale color, sweet flavor, delicate texture, makes creamy soup, Southern bean gravy, pureed "creamed' soup base.

    Black Turtle– Superb black bean soup bean.

  • Mushrooms

    Seasonal varieties of wild and cultivated, as available, both fresh and dried.

  • Shiitake, fresh

    • per basket (8 oz) $15

    Woodsy shiitake flavor and dense texture make these great for sautee, or stew, risotto or pasta.  (Save the stems for stock!.)

  • Dried Wild Foraged Culinary Mushrooms

    • per packet $5

    Maitake, Chicken of the Woods -(separate packets-please specify variety and number of packs)

  • Dried Cultivated Culinary Mushrooms

    • per packet $5

    Shiitake, Lion's Mane, Oyster and Wine Cap -(separate packets-please specify variety and number of packs)

  • Reishi, Dried, Wild

    • per packet $10

    “Ling Zhi” or “Mushroom of Immortality” highly regarded medicinal tea.

  • Specialty Items

    Other farm products lodally sourced from our farmer friends.

  • Giardiniera

    • 19.5 oz jar $9

    An Italian tradition: Spicy, pickled cauliflower, carrots and peppers–from our friends at Kitchen Garden– I LOVE this stuff!

  • Fresh Herbs

  • Sage

    • bunch $3

    Fresh spring growth.  Mmmmm… Sage brown butter:  1.) heat salted butter (on med-high)  until just about to brown. 2.) throw in whole sage leaves for 4 seconds or just until crisp. IMMEDIATEY dump onto waiting pasta (pref. squash or ricotta ravioli).  Eccola!

  • Thyme

    • bunch $3
  • Rosemary Branches

    • per bunch $3

    Rosemary branches are the result of spring pruning of the bushes.  The twigs can be used a skewers, as a bed for grilling, for smoking, or just to add frgrance to liven up a room!  They still do offer leaves for seasoning.  Fat bunches.

     

  • Dried Herbs

    Farm grown and dried at the peak of freshness.  Wide variety–ask! 

  • Dried Herbs

    • per packet $3

    Rosemary, Sage, Mint, Tarragon, Nettles, Chives, Chive Flowers, Lavender Flowers, Shiso, Za'atar, etc.  (separate packets-please specify variety and number of packs)

  • Dried Peppers

    Farm grown and dried at the peak of freshness.  Wide variety–ask!

  • Dried Peppers

    • per packet $3

    "Ancho", rich Mexican standard (smoky, not-too-hot)

    "Calabrian", full-flavored Italian (hot)

    "Cayenne" (a little hotter yet), etc.  (separate packets-please specify variety and number of packs)

  • Honey and Infused Honeys

    Berkshire honey is sublime wildflower nectar collected in the hills and valleys of the southern Berkshires.  Our infused honeys are artisanally produced by us at the farm.  They are infused with fresh flowers and herbs gathered at the height of bloom then enveloped in honey and allowed to mature for at least six months.  A european delicacy that’s great adorning fine cheese, to enhance a good black tea, or on its own to brew a fantastic sweet tisane.

  • Dandelion Flower Infused Honey

    • 6 oz $15
  • Fermented Garlic Honey

    • 4 oz. $10

    Fresh garlic sliced and added to 'ferment' in Berkshire honey–AHHMAZZING!  On toast like a jam, in salad dressing, on the cheese plate, right out of the jar!!  Yummy!

  • Berkshire Wildflower Honey

    • 8.9 oz net wt $10

    Just honey–amazing honey from the magnificent flora of the Berkshires!

  • Syrups

    Time-honored, traditional and delicious!

  • Winter Radish-Thyme Honey Syrup

    • 5 oz bottle $10

    A traditional natural cough remedy made from winter radish, honey and thyme.  It really does soothe and quiet a cough.  It’s also so delicious it can make a great herbal tea.  (…or a great cocktail!)

  • Hot Pepper Sauce and Oil Paste

    Our own famous lacto-fermented chili sauce and paste.  No cooking, no sugar, no vinegar–just the complex subteties of the peppers with their natural sweetness, enhanced by the tartness of the fermentation.

  • Red Hot Sauce

    • per bottle $12

    Our own famous red pepper hot sauce.  Naturally fermented for a year from a wide variety of local, organic, hot and sweet peppers for an unrivaled flavor.  No cooking, no sugar, no vinegar–just natural goodness!  This vintage has a rich pepper-sweetness and medium heat level that comes on slowly. 

  • Green Jalapeno Hot Sauce

    • per bottle $12

    Fermented from green Jalapeno peppers this sauce reveals the essence of the peppers without the overpowering flavor of sugar or vinegar (besause there is any of either in the recipe!) Medium hot and fantastic!

  • Red Chili Oil Paste

    • 4 oz $10

    Our lacto-fermented Chilis in sunflower oil–hot dang!

  • Green Jalepeno Oil Paste

    • 4 oz $10

      Our lacto-fermented Jalepenos in sunflower oil. Slightly hotter than the red.

  • Pork

    From our own pasture-raised, organically-fed,  historic breed "Large Black" pigs.

     

  • Loin Chops: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $14.00
  • Loin Roast, Bone-in: approx. 3 lbs.

    • per lb $14.00
  • Rib Chops: approx. 1 lbs.

    • per lb $13.00
  • Rib Roast, Bone-in: approx. 3.75 lbs.

    • per lb $13.00
  • Spare Ribs: approx. 1.5 lbs.

    • per lb $12.00
  • Tongue: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $12.00
  • Pork, Fresh Belly (uncured): approx. 4 lbs.

    • per lb $12.00
  • Butt, (Boston Butt) Bone-in: approx. 5 lbs.

    • per lb $12.00
  • Shoulder Roast: approx. 4 lbs.

    • per lb $13.00
  • Ham, Fresh (not cured or smoked), Bone-in : approx. 4-8 lbs.

    • per lb $11.00
  • Ham Hock, Fresh (not smoked): approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $10.00
  • Jowl, fresh: approx. 2 lbs.

    • per lb $10.00
  • Pork Liver: approx 1 lb.

    • per lb $10.00
  • Leaf Lard, not rendered: approx. 2 lbs.

    • per lb $7.00
  • Feet (Trotters): approx. 2 lbs.

    • per lb $6.00
  • Bones (meaty stock bones): approx. 3 lbs.

    • per lb $6.00
  • Back Fat (Fatback), w/ skin: approx 4 lbs.

    • per lb $5.00
  • Tail: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $3.00
  • Kidney: approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $3.00
  • Pig Ears (fresh): approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $3.00
  • Heart: approx. 0.75 lb.

    • per lb $5.00
  • Farm cured and smoked using a traditional Vermont recipe

  • Bacon: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $19.00

    Unique artisanal unsliced slab bacon, farm-cured in sea salt, organic sugar and maple syrup, then farm-smoked over hickory and sugar maple wood.

  • Smoked Ham Hock: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $15.00

    Unique artisanal unsliced slab bacon, farm-cured in sea salt, organic sugar and maple syrup, then farm-smoked over hickory and sugar maple wood.

  • Smoked Pigs’ Feet: approx. 2 lbs.

    • per lb $11.00

    Same artisanal curing and smoking as the bacon and jowl.

  • Smoked Pig Tail: approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $10.00

    Same artisanal curing and smoking as the bacon and jowl.

  • Smoked Ears: approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $9.00

    Same artisanal curing and smoking as the bacon and jowl.

  • Sausage and cured meats.

  • Cured Pork

    Artisanally cured using traditional recipes and methods.

  • Salami, “Contadino”

    • $20

    Unique Italian “Farmer”-style, salami produced exclusively for us by our friend Jack Peele at Jacuterie. (approx. 6″ links)

  • Pancetta: approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $27.00

    Made exclusively for us by our friend Jack Peele at Jacuterie.

  • Lardo, di Colonnata (Artisanal Cured Back Fat): approx. 0.25 lb.

    • per lb $27.00
  • Guanciale (Sweet Cured Jowl): approx. 0.5 lb.

    • per lb $26.00
  • Fresh Sausages, Traditional Italian-style:

    Made exclusively for us by artisanal charcutier, “Jacuterie” withour unique recipies, using ingredients grown on the farm.

  • Sausage, Italian Sweet: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $12.00

    Simple Italian: pork. salt, black pepper and fennel seeds. 

  • Sausage, Sage: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $12.00

    Perfection: pork, our own farm-grown sage, salt and black pepper.

  • Beef

    Our own 100% grass-fed, pasture-raised, rich, full flavored "Scottish Highland" beef.

     

  • Bones: approx. 3 lbs.

    • per lb $5.00
  • Ground Beef: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $12.00
  • London Broil: approx. 2 lbs.

    • per lb $12.50
  • Sirloin Tip: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $16.50
  • Short Ribs: approx. 1.5 lbs.

    • per lb $12.00
  • Shank: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $8.50
  • Stew Meat

    • per lb $10.00

    1 lb. packs – great for chili, kabobs, or…stew!

  • Heart: approx. 1.5 lbs

    • per lb $7.00
  • Liver: approx. 1.5 lbs.

    • per lb $8.00
  • Veal

    Our own 100% pasture-raised, rich, full flavored "Scottish Highland" veal. (no confinement, raised in the field)

  • Suet: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $1.00
  • Chicken

    Our own pasture-raised, organically fed, heritage breed "New Hampshire" chickens.

     

  • Broiler/Roasting Chicken: approx. 1.75-4 lbs.

    • per lb $10.00

    Whole chickens. Please specify approx size.

  • Hearts: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $5.00
  • Feet: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $5

    The foundation of any great chicken stock or soup.

  • Lamb

    From our own Katahdin heritage breed sheep raise exclusively on pasture.

  • Loin Chops: approx. 0.30 lb.

    • per lb $26.00
  • Loin Roast: approx. 1 lbs.

    • per lb $26.00
  • Rib Chops: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $25.00
  • Rib Roast: approx. 3 lbs

    • per lb $25.00
  • Leg, Bone-in: approx. 3-4 lbs.

    • per lb $22.00
  • **Ground Lamb: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $16.00

    Great for "real" shepards' pie, lamb meatballs, and perfect for Middle Eastern meatloaf (Kibbe).

  • Shank: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $18.00
  • Stew, bone-in: approx. 1 lb

    • per lb $15.00
  • Riblets: approx. 1 lb.

    • per lb $10.00
  • Liver: approx. 1 lb

    • per lb $10.00
  • Heart: approx. 2 lbs

    • per lb $8.00
  • Kidney: approx. 0.5 lb

    • per lb $5.00
  • Bones: approx. 3 lbs.

    • per lb $5.00
  • Suet: approx. 2 lbs

    • per lb $3.00
  • Wild and Foraged Specialties

    Greens, mushrooms and various other choice wild delicacies will be posted below when in season.

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