Thursday, February 05, 2009

News from our neighbors at Picket Fence Creamery! :)

Happy Valentine's Day from Picket Fence Creamery!
Yippee! Temperatures in the 50s this week even though the ground hog saw his shadow! Our cows and calves will be kicking up their heals for sure! And the rest of the Picket Fence crew is celebrating by inviting you to our...
Valentine Sample Sunday
Feb. 8 Noon to 5 p.m.
Admission is FREE!
(This event is being held in conjunction with our great neighbor across the highway to the north, Prairieland Herbs. They'll have samples of body butter, whipped shea and facial serum you won't want to miss!)
Local Food Samples Galore - Cherry vanilla ice cream, Neva's famous cheese ball, Bob's Red Mill 10-grain muffins, elk sticks, freshly made peanut butter, local gouda cheese, creamery butter, "the best chocolate milk this side of the Milky Way!", creamed honey, and MORE!
Kids - Explore the barn and see the bottle calves and cows. Enjoy a bag of freshly popped, Picket Fence buttered hulless popcorn for 50 cents.
Guest vendor - Stan from Penoach Winery will be here to sample several of his wines - perfect for Valentine's Day!
Valentine goodies
Chocolaterie Stam Chocolates - the finest chocolates in the area - made in Des Moines. Priced right too - we'll have selections under $10, and up to $20. Treat your valentine to the BEST!!!
Joan's Cheesecakes - the finest cheesecakes in the area - made just east of Woodward with Picket Fence cream! The selections will be black forest, pink champagne, and white chocolate with raspberries. All are heart-shaped and very reasonably priced at $18.99. You have to see them to believe them! (Also available will be the cutest minature cheesecakes (look like cupcakes) in containers of 6 for $6.99!)
Iowa Wines - Buy any bottle of wine and receive a FREE wine basket or valentine bag! Your valentine will definitely be impressed!
Cherry Pies - Homemade lard crust pies from tart cherries made right here in Woodward! Priced right at $9.99 for a deep dish 9" pie. PIE AND QUART OF ICE CREAM SPECIAL $12.99!
Valentine All-Iowa gift baskets - Choose from the beautiful baskets that sister Julie made up, or grab a basket and make your own - full of yummy Iowa foods! You're sure to be popular!
Ames's Cafe Diem coffees - Choose from Chocolate Seduction (dark chocolate, sweet caramel and a hint of berries), Cafe Amore (rich custard with sweet brown sugar and vanilla), vanilla creme, snickerdoodle, and caramel crunch. Reasonably priced at $2.99/small bag, and $6 for the large bag.
And don't forget the 25 flavors of ice cream!!!
1. Buy a bottle of wine, and get the gift basket or bag FREE
2. Apple crisp and quart of ice cream - $10
3. Buy a local salsa, and get a bag of fresh tortilla chips for $1.
4. 90% lean ground beef, only $3.49/lb. with 10 lb. purchase. And for our newsletter readers.....
90% lean ground beef, only $3.39/lb. with 20 lb. purchase; $3.29/lb. with 30 lb. purchase! WOW!
DOOR PRIZE! Sign up for an All-Iowa Valentine Gift Basket - value of $50!
Farm-raised PUPPIES! Jack Russell-rat terrier mix - adorable! They'll be here Sunday, or call 515-438-2641.
Other News...
NEW! Kutztown sodas - made with pure cane sugar and no caffeine - only 99 cents!
Choose from grape, orange cream, root beer, and sasparilla.
New Location for Ice Cream - we are now in the Johnston Dahl's store (along 54th St. on the north side) with our ice cream!
Teacher Supplemental Grants - The Farm Bureau is again offering grants of up to $200 to teachers to increase agriculture knowledge from books and supplies to field trips. (We have hosted many school groups who have benefited from this money.) Contact Melissa Brooks at 515-225-5425 or The deadline is Feb. 13.
If you are interested larger quantities of beef, contact our friend, Jerry Peckum, at 515-370-0077. He has quarters and halves of pasture-raised Angus beef available.
That's the update for now. If you want to special order anything for Valentine's Day, give us a call at 438-2697. If you have friends in your address book who would like to spend a warm and wonderful February afternoon in the country, feel free to forward this message! Hope to see you this weekend - the specials start as soon as you receive this email!
Your friends,
Jeff, Jill, Jenna and James Burkhart
14583 S Ave.
Woodward, IA 50276
We accept MC, VISA, EBT

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