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What Our Customers Are Saying?

"Shae and Anna are amazing farmers, and even more stellar humans! Best meat I've ever eaten and their flowers (and arrangements) brighten up our home. The cut flowers last longer than any store bought flowers I've ever purchased." -Anna V. Iowa City  "Anna and Shae are amazing. We have been getting the Meat CSA for the last several months and I can't say enough wonderful things about the quality of what is delivered to us." - Sarah D. Cedar Rapids  "We can't say enough amazing things about Over the Moon. Our first experience with them was for our Thanksgiving Turkey. It was the biggest turkey we had ever had and hands down the best tasting. We most recently tried their...

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Why You Should Be Making Stock with Nutrient Dense Stew Hens

First of all, what is a stew hen?  Stew hens are retired egg layers, typically a few years old. In the case of our birds, they've lived their ENTIRE life free ranging outside (only sleeping in a coop at night for predator protection), eating grass, foraging, and receiving a high quality grain ration. Since these birds are older with more connective tissue, they need to be cooked in a slow cooker in order to break it down.  Because these birds have had access to such a nutrient rich diet, they are PERFECT for making an absolutely delicious stock. If you're worried about how fast you'll go through chicken stock, especially in these warmer months don't worry it's super easy to...

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You Might Be the Perfect Fit for Over the Moon if....

Have you been trying to decide if you're a good fit for our farm community? READ THIS POST! You might be a good fit for our farm community if...... You live in Delaware, Jones, or Linn County Iowa You have a loved one in assisted living that you would love to gift weekly or bi weekly flowers to  You're a storefront or office that would enjoy a weekly bouquet You live rurally, work third shift, can't get off the farm, don't drive, or any of circumstances that make our home delivery so convent and essential for you and your family. You deserve good food and flowers too.  You love delicious, high quality meats including poultry, beef, and pork.  You want...

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2021, A Year in Review

First of all, we know that this has been an incredibly challenging year for so many people, communities, businesses, and everything in between. We hope that things look up in 2022 and that there is less sickness, less suffering, and so forth.  As we come to end of 2021, we wanted to share some quick highlights of the past year for us as Over the Moon!  Our First Year of Pastured Turkey  If you follow us on social media you might have seen the many Instagram stories and posts featuring this years turkeys. We raised 40 for our first go of it and had an incredibly positive experience. We LOVED watching them forage and grow and we're already counting down...

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We Got Beef and We Can't Wait to Share it!

After much anticipating, we are so over the moon thrilled to finally have beef for sale.  And we think it's the best beef around and we're not just saying that because it was raised by our brother. Since the holiday season and cold winter is coming up, we wanted to make sure we had a variety of ways to stock up your freezer or give that perfect gift to a loved one. So here an overview of the options -- 1. Grab Some Individual Cuts  Build your own box or just grab a steak for that perfect New Years Eve dinner. We deliver monthly throughout Eastern, Iowa (Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Manchester, and the surrounding areas). This is a great...

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