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R.A.R.E.

Real American Roots & Ecologies

Eat Food, Not Fodder.

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Full Spectrum Nutrition

Chemical-free Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pasture-Raised & Wild Meats, Grass-fed/Grass-finished Beef, Vegetarian Options, Grass-fed and Raw Dairy, Wild Edible Plants & Flowers, ONLY Healthy fats and no refined sugars ever used!

Guilt-free, Gourmet Food

We prepare healthy meals that you will look forward to eating, ranging from Persian Pomengranate-Walnut (Pasture-raised) Chicken to Slow-Braised Apricot BBQ (Pasture-raised) Ribs to 'Cheese-less' Strawberry Cheesecake, and even gluten-free Lion's Mane mushroom raviolis.  We prepare meals  mainly using foods on the farm that month, and keep the menu interesting.

Convenient & Flexible

Sometimes its is hard to know what to do with a bunch of fresh produce, so we prepare meal kits and provide recipes for the fresh foods.  The rest of the Box is frozen and can be assembled whenever you like.  We know you're busy and that life, well, happens- so no contracts, no memberships, no subscriptions.  Just order a Box and we'll arrange a delivery date that works for you.

Directly Supports Real Farmers

Labels can't be trusted any more, especially with meat, so we do the hard work for you in verifying our farmers and ranchers are actually raising healthy foods.  These are the hardest working people in this country and need help competing with the fake-food Big Ag industry, and your purchase directly supports them and ensures their future existence.

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gratin

eggs

eggs

lam barbacoa

lam barbacoa

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vegetagbles

blueberry pie

blueberry pie

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soup

mushroom ravioli

mushroom ravioli

ribs

ribs

muffins

muffins

salad

salad

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Raw-Strawberry-Cheesecake-10

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salad dressing

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bread

bread

apples

apples

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cinnamon roll

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raw milk

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The R.A.R.E. Box

If you are wondering why the RARE-Box is designed around seasonality, well; check out the graph on the left.  For produce to achieve the best flavor profiles and highest nutrient density, it should be harvested (when ripe) and consumed as soon as possible, or preserved and cooked appropriately.  That's what a RARE-Box does- it delivers you the absolute freshest, most flavorful and highest nutrient dense foods and provides a way for you to enjoy them around your own schedule.  The RARE-Box contains  food items from many chemical-free & regenerative food producers, but it can be simply broken down into 2 categories:

Fresh Foods:  We designed the RARE-Box to make it easy and enjoyable to eat healthy.  The first week is the 'Fresh Week', which resembles a meal kit type of preparation.  It includes semi-prepared food items to pair with the fresh produce off the farm, using recipes we give you. 

Frozen Foods:  The second week is the 'Frozen Week'.  These meals usually require heating, or at most, boiling a pot of rice. We try to make the Frozen Week Meals kinda fancy.

Additional Foods:  Real (raw) milk, Fresh veggies & fruit harvested less within 24 hours prior, medicinal mushrooms, wild edibles, edible flowers, & canned goodies and/or other seasonal items  

November RARE-Box Farm-Made Menu

Pasture-Raised Pork Chili Verde

Yonah Mountain Farms 12-hour, slow cooked pork is simmered in a cilantro broth and mixed with green tomatoes, tomatillos, sweet peppers and an assortment of chilis.

Veggie & Mushroom Pad Thai Noodles

Fall veggies and locally-grown shiitake mushrooms are sauteed in a homemade pad thai sauce with soft, rice noodles.

Pumpkin Lasagna

A creamy, pumpkin sauce interlaces layers of gluten-free noodles, fresh spinach, goat cheese, a cauliflower-cashew & dairy risotto, with an occasional handful of grass-fed mozzarella cheese mixed with chopped, fresh sage.

RARE-Box Contents

Life is busy; travel, work trips, weddings, soccer games and exhaustion happens.  We provide the RARE-Box as a way for you to eat healthy at least half of the month, so you can attend your other obligations without letting food get old and go to waste. We bring you a cooler with refrigerated and frozen items, and a cardboard box with dry and room-temperature foods.  Each meal and food item is prepared for +/- 4 adult servings, although it all depends on how much you eat.  To optimize the flavor and nutrient profiles, we suggest you eat the fresh foods the first week you receive your Box using the meal kits, and the following weeks eating the frozen foods that mainly only requiring reheating or thawing.

The Fresh Foods (Eat the first week)

Fresh Baked, Gluten-Free Bread Loaf
Fresh Baked, Gluten-Free Bread Loaf
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Seasonal Salad with Homemade Dressing & Mix-Ins
Seasonal Salad with Homemade Dressing & Mix-Ins
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Pasture-Raised Farm Eggs & Real (Raw) Milk
Pasture-Raised Farm Eggs & Real (Raw) Milk
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Vegetables Picked Less than 24 Hrs Off Farm
Vegetables Picked Less than 24 Hrs Off Farm
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Medicinal & Gourmet Mushrooms
Medicinal & Gourmet Mushrooms
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Fresh Vegetarian Meal
Fresh Vegetarian Meal
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Fresh Carnivore Meal
Fresh Carnivore Meal
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Seasonal Fruit
Seasonal Fruit
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The Frozen Foods  (Eat the second week)

Heat 'n Eat Breakfast!
Heat 'n Eat Breakfast!

Quiches, Breakfast Casseroles and Bagels. The Savory Side of Breakfast

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Sweet Breakfast Treats
Sweet Breakfast Treats

Easy-to-heat breakfast sweets like muffins, cinnamon rolls and fruit crumbles that are sweetened with monk fruit, honey and/or (lesser-so) maple syrup

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Seasonal Soup
Seasonal Soup

Made with Ingredients Fresh off the Farms!

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Gluten-free dinner rolls or soup 'dunkies'
Gluten-free dinner rolls or soup 'dunkies'

Not always available- depends on the time, ingredients and inspiration we have left

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Frozen Vegetarian Meal
Frozen Vegetarian Meal

We make Eggplant Parmesans, Tomato-Squash Gratins, Zoodle Lasagnas and Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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Frozen Carnivore Meal
Frozen Carnivore Meal

This is the prima donna of all the meals. Our meals have ranged from apricot-whiskey braised ribs, to pomegranate-molasses & walnut chicken thighs, to Barbados-Mexican spiced Lamb Barbacoa

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This-Is-Good-for-Me? Dessert
This-Is-Good-for-Me? Dessert

Desserts can be decadent, filled with rich fats and sensual flavors, and actually be good for your health. We'll prove it.

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Additional Goodies!

Farm & Wild Flower Bouquet
Farm & Wild Flower Bouquet

Some weeks will have amazing flowers and other weeks will have meeker flowers...seeing which flowers are in bloom is a good way to keep track of the months!

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Canned Goodie
Canned Goodie

Jams, Pickles, Kimchi, etc...

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Recipes & Food Guide
Recipes & Food Guide

An inventory of your RARE-Box with nutritional information, cooking instructions & recipes, and miscellaneous tidbits of nutritional information. Also the occasional farm update (like parties or good news!)

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