Rainbow OMG Weekly Post 4/1/23

2023 New Year, New Goals, New Growth

2023 is here and Christmas and New Years have past, now is time to get back into the consistent groove of market gardening and marketing our garden. We have many goals for Rainbow OMG in 2023, we will be far more active on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as well as adding short form, educational video content to our website, YouTube, Tik Tok and Instagram. We will also be expanding our delivery area, Horsham we are coming your way in early 2023! Another goal is marketing our herbal supplement range far more with the goal of increasing the mail order side of our business. Finally we hope to attend more markets across the region to expose our delicious produce to more people. All of this will make for an exciting, productive and successful 2023. 

This Week’s Available Produce and Supplements

Garlic 200g $10
OMG Eggs $7.50
Cherry Tomatoes 500g $10
Beefsteak Tomatoes 500g $10
Zucchini 400g $5 
Green Beans 500g $10
Rainbow Chard $7.50 
Celery $7.50 
Kale $7.50 
Carrots 500g 750g $7.50 
Coriander – $5
Gardenkraut 400g – $15
Bovine Collagen Powder $10
Reishi Mushroom Capsules $35
Turmeric Capsules $35
Beef Liver Capsules $50 
Moringa Capsules $55
Sunshine Salve $100
Clean Sweep $10

 Notes From The Garden

After falling out of sync at the end of last year we have hit the ground running in 2023. This week is a Fruit and Flower week in the Lunar Calendar so have pruned and staked Tomatoes, pruned Zucchini’s, transplanted Corn, direct seeded Green Beans and in the Nursery we have seeded trays of Tomatoes, Capsicums, Cucumbers, Corn, Sunflowers and Zucchinis.

This week the Garden is providing Garlic, Tomatoes, Zucchini’s, Eggs, Rainbow Chard, Red Russian Kale, Carrots and Celery.

Crops currently growing but not ready are Green Beans Butterhead Lettuce, Bok Choi, Beetroots, Capsicums, Cucumbers, Corn, Coriander, Parsley and Basil.

Some of our products may be a little different to what customers are used to so we will be providing Product Profiles in our Weekly Post and in a dedicated page on our website. This will provide recipe ideas and nutritional information for all of the vegetables and products we offer.

Product Focus: Garlic

Most people are aware of Garlic however we feel it is vital that everyone understands the nutritional and healing powers of this amazing vegetable. Garlic is arguably the most important vegetable or herb to regularly include in your diet for a healthy, happy life.

There are thousands of studies verifying Garlic’s beneficial effects on our health and it has been proven to assist in the prevention and treatment of:

  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Colds (corona viruses) and Infections,
  • Hair Loss
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Diabetes and much more.Nutritionally Garlic contains:
  • Vitamin’s C, E, K, B6 & A
  • Folate, Choline, Allicin (Sulphur),
  • Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium and more.

Eating Organic Garlic is especially important as chemically raised garlic is typically sprayed with a poison post harvest to stop it from sprouting.

Cooking with Garlic is very easy so why not try some of these ideas:

  • The base of any cooked meal usually consists of Onions, Carrot, Celery and shredded or chopped Garlic
  • Whole cloves can be roasted creating a sweeter flavour to be used a side or dip
  • Shredded garlic can be added to a salad dressing for a spicy, healthy kick
  • Add shredded garlic to your preferred taste to mashed potatoes
  • Infuse shredded garlic in olive oil
  • Cut slits in a roast lamb or beef and insert whole cloves into the meat. The garlic will roast inside flavouring the meat and melting the garlic
  • Make home made garlic bread

Order your Garlic today.

All items listed for $7.50 are discounted at 3 for $20 when paying with cash or cryptocurrency i.e. 1 x Rainbow Chard, 1 x Capsicum and 1 x Carrots = $20.

Please head to www.rainbowomg.com to finalise your orders by 5:00 am Friday morning. All Rainbow orders will be delivered from the new time of 1:00 pm Friday. For all clients who do not live in Rainbow, Local Pickup times can be arranged by contacting us.

We look forward to serving you,

Evan and Jill Young

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