Subscription-based farm operation accepting orders

A subscription-based farming operation in Grand Junction is accepting orders for its summer vegetable boxes.

Rooted Gypsy Farms will deliver boxes filled with vegetables grown outdoors during the summer season, including bell peppers, carrots, eggplants, peas, squash and tomatoes. The boxes also will include breads, jams, jellies and teas and even cosmetics and ointments made with farm-grown products.

Subscribers also can choose from among a number of other options, including meat and salad boxes containing 6 pounds of locally raised meats, a salad and herb mix and dozen eggs. Recipes are included for the different cuts of beef, chicken, lamb and pork as well as the various herbs in the boxes. Light meat and vegetarian boxes are available, as are whole and half orders of beef and pork.

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