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11/21/2015. Jackie & Bud Gillespie, irrigating photo. I just shipped out the last GILLESPIE FARMS TROOP PACK 24 to one of our Deployed Troopers. Have a safe trip home and have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
HAPPY VETERANS DAY 11/11/2015 We shipped out a special Christmas Troop Pack to the Deployed Troopers & Chaplains that Gillespie Farms has adopted for their deployments. Included in each Troop Pack are Spiced PumpkIn Brittle, Coconut Cashew Brittle, Mixed Nut Brittle & Peanut Brittle in 4 oz bags. Healthy Jerky Co.; Original Beef Jerky, Black Pepper Beef Jerky & Spicy Beef Jerky in 1 oz. bags. Gillespie Farms Pen/Highlighters & Gillespie Farms Multi- Tip Srewdriver Pens. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
11/16/2015. I delivered a "60 Pack" to Chaplain Dave today at the Tucson VA. Plus I added another 12 4 oz. bags thanks to a Sponsorship by Jeff Rumbo from Coolidge, AZ. Thank you Jeff for you help in supporting our Vets.
11/1/2015. We shipped out 3 Troop Packs today. 1 "60 Pack" Sponsored by Jim Garrett from Garret Motors, 1 "60 Pack" Sponsored by the Padilla Family from Florence, AZ & Gillespie Farms and a Troop Pack 24 Sponsored by Loren Hills from The Tire Factory. Thank you all for your support of our deployed Troops.
"THE 60 PACK" - OCTOBER 15, 2015 I took "the 60 Pack" down to Chaplain Dave at the VA Hospital in Tucson today. And thanks to Gene Lee for donating to add 12, 4 oz. bags Of Whole Wheat Fruit Bars making this a Troop Pack 72!
TROOP PACK 24 - October 10, 2015 We shipped this TROOP PACK 24 out today to a deployed Trooper. Thank you Loren Hills & The Tire Factory for sponsoring this Troop Pack
"THE 30 PACK" - OCTOBER 10, 2015 We shipped this "30 Pack" out to a deployed Military Chaplain today so he could pass them out. I wold like to thank the Padilla sister's for sponsoring this Troop Pack.
VA HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 I took 3 cases of Gillespie Farms Snack Mixes down to Chaplain Dave today at the Tucson VA Hospital. He is going to give them out to the hungry & hurting Vets he meets while ministering to our sick & wounded Vets. Thank you to all Military Chaplains.
TROOP PACK 24 & TROOP PACK 24 HW SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 I sent these 2 Troop Packs out to a newly deployed Trooper & his unit today. I hope you enjoy the vittles & please stay safe. Thank you all.
TROOP PACKS 24 & 24 HW AUGUST 1, 2015 I am sending out the last of 5 Gillespie Farms Troop Pack 24's to a deployed Trooper today. He & his unit are thankfully coming home next month. From the emails he sent me they really enjoyed our Snack Mixes. Safe return & a job well done!
CAMP COURAGE, 2015 Just dropped off 20 cases of Gillespie Farms Snack Mixes at the Arizona Burn Foundation in Phoenix. They will take them up to Camp Courage next week to hand out to the 100 plus kids & camp volunteers who will enjoy a week of good times & fun in the cool "Piney Woods" outside of Prescott, AZ.
MEMORIAL DAY 2015 TROOP PACK WINNERS I AM SHIPPING OUT TROOP PACK 24'S TO OUR 2015 MEMORIAL DAY WINNERS. THEY WERE THE FIRST TROOPERS TO GET ME THEIR SHIPPING ADDRESS. A FEMALE SOLDIER AT FT. HOOD, AN ARMY MEDIC AT FT. MITCHELL AND A DEPLOYED SPECIAL OPERATOR . PLEASE REMEMBER OUR FALLEN BROTHERS & SISTERS THIS MEMORIAL DAY THANK YOU ALL MARK GILLESPIE
GILLESPIE FARMS MAY TROOP PACK WINNER CONGRATULATIONS JORDAWN Unfortunately this was our last Troop Pack Drawing as there are no more names left in THE BOONIE HAT! I would like to thank every one who submitted names for our Drawing and will continue to give a FREE TROOP PACK to any serviceman, servicewoman or military unit that I can connect with. Thank you for your support and thank you for your service. MARK
2015 BEST RANGER COMPETITION 1st, 2nd & 3rd PLACE TROOP PACKS After 16 days & 3810 miles driving to Ft. Benning, GA for the BEST RANGER COMPETITION & then driving back to Arizona I am shipping out Troop Pack 24's to the BRC 1st place Team #38, Troop Pack 12's to the 2nd place Team #10 & Troop Pack 6's to the 3rd place Team#27 . Congratulations to all the Ranger Teams who competed in this rugged & grueling 60 hour Competition. RANGERS LEAD THE WAY
2015 REST RANGER COMPETITION SUPPORTER. Gillespie Farms shipped 43 cases of 24 4oz Snack Bags to the BRC at Ft. Benning, GA for the Rangers Swag Bags and for the 300 plus Cadre & Family Members who help put on & administer the Best Ranger Competition. Congratulations to all the Ranger Teams and thank you to all the Cadre & Family Members who put this on and to all of the Sponsors & Supporters for making this an incredible event.
GILLESPIE FARMS APRIL TROOP PACK WINNER! Conratulations Richard! He is the April Winner of GILLESPIE FARMS TROOP PACK 24. We will be shipping his Troop Pack of 24 - 8 oz. Snack Bags to him by 4/10/2015. Thank you Anna for entering Richard in our monthly Drawing and thank you Richard for your service.
2015 COOLIDGE, AZ WALK FOR LIFE GF CRATE WINNERS. Before I left on my 2015 BRC Road Trip I donated 2 crates of 28 8oz Gillespie Farms Snack Bags to the Walk For Life Raffle/Auction in Coolidge, AZ.
GILLESPIE FARMS MARCH TROOP PACK WINNER. Conratulations Justin! He is the March Winner of GILLESPIE FARMS TROOP PACK 24. We will be shipping his Troop Pack of 24 tasty 8 oz. Snack Bags to him on 3/10/2015. Thank you Katarina for entering Justin in our monthly Drawing and thank you Justin for your service.
GRAZIN' GRANDKIDS! We've been out grazin' & pickin' turnips, beets, kale, bib lettuce, red & green romaine lettuce. Good fresh eatin' this winter!
2015 CBBC DINNER/AUCTION DONATION We donated 2 - 24 Bag Gillespie Farms Gift Boxes to the Coolidge Bears Booster Club for their 10th Annual Dinner/Auction on Sunday, February 1,2015. GO BEARS!!!
GILLESPIE FARMS FEBRUARY TROOP CARE PACK WINNER Congratulations to Ashe. She is the February Winner of the Gillespie Farms Troop Care Pack. We will be mailing her TROOP PACK 24 out on February 10, 2015. The BOONIE HAT has only 4 names left in it, so ya better get your Troops name & mailing address in before our next drawing on March 1, 2015. Thank you for your service Ashe.
CONGRATULATIONS JOSH GILLESPIE FARMS JANUARY 2015 TROOP CARE PACK WINNER WE JUST FINISHED PACKING JOSH'S TROOP PACK 24 AND NOW ITS OFF TO THE POST OFFICE TO SEND IT OUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE JOSH. WE WILL DRAW OUR NEXT GILLESPIE FARMS TROOP PACK WINNER ON FEBRUARY 1, 2015. SO GET YOUR TROOPER'S NAMES IN THE HAT. EMAIL US AT MGGF51@OUTLOOK.COM, MESSAGE US ON GILLESPIE FARMS FACEBOOK PAGE OUR ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.GILLESPIEFARMS.COM. THANK YOU. MARK GILLESPIE
MERRY CHRISTMAS DUSTIN! December 8, 2014 Congratulations on being one of Gillespie Farms inaugural TROOP PACK winners! We shipped your TROOP CARE PACK 24 out today. From the Gillespie family, thank you for your service and we hope you have a wonderful Christmas & a Safe & Happy New Year. Mark & Kris Gillespie
MERRY CHRISTMAS SELENA! December 8, 2014 Congratulations on being one of Gillespie Farms inaugural TROOP PACK winners! We shipped your TROOP CARE PACK 24 out today. From the Gillespie family, thank you for your service and we hope you have a wonderful Christmas & a Safe & Happy New Year. Mark & Kris Gillespie
12/1/14, Mark riden' shotgun on the Pinto Bean Express runnin' the Dragoon Gauntlet in South East Arizona with 5500 lbs. of Willcox Pinto Beans.
12/4/14, Ian & I delivered two gift boxes of 20 Gillespie Farms snack bags & one 10 lb. bag of Willcox Pinto Beans to the AZ Burn Foundation for their Annual Festival of the Trees Dinner & Auction.
The Arizona Dirt Farmer & his Casaba Melon. I be lovin' me some fresh melons. Crack em open & eatem' right in the field
I was out picking veggies in our 2014 spring produce while I was irrigating the field. Nothing better than grazin' on fresh veggies right in the field!
6/5/14. My son Ian & I just delivered 15 cases of Gillespie Farms Trail Mixes to Jeff Steinbeck of the AZ Burn Foundation to take up to Camp Courage near Prescott, AZ. This camp starts 6/8 and allows children who have been badly burned to get away for a week and hang with other kids in the cool piney woods. Its a great opportunity for them to hopefully forget about their problems for a while and have some fun. You can check out the Burn Foundation & their work at azburn.org.
New tractor divers are sprouting up on Gillespie Farms. Tyler and Bella working and learning from their Pa. Spring planting 2014.
Just donated two 20 bag boxes of Gillespie Farms Trail/Granola Mixes to Manuel Murrieta for the raffle at the Coolidge Lions Club Annual Glen Skousen Memorial Day Golf Tournament, Saturday 5/24/2014 at the Francisco Grande, Casa Grande AZ. This is a 4 man scramble and there are still slots available. Call Manuel Murrieta at (520) 251-2220. Thanks to every one who comes out to support the Lions Club. Please don't forget to remember our fallen troops.
Just donated 2 - 20 bag boxes of Gillespie Farms snack mixes to the Coolidge Bears Booster Club to raffle off at their annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, 5 10/14. Have fun and enjoy the vittles. Thanks to everyone who has donated and is helping or playing.
Josh Thornton April 9, 2014 View on Instagram Finally got my HEALTHY snack package! Thank you to Gillespie Farms! Y'all need to go to Gillespiefarms.com and get yours too! This was Gillespie Farms first Troop Pack internet sale. Thank you Josh, for your purchase and your service.
2014 Spring produce harvest in Field P3. We just kept going back into the field & filling up the trailer with assorted squash, cucumbers, melons & okra.
Shipping 2 Care Packs of 24 bags each, to Washington State mudslide workers today. Stay safe & our hopes & prayers are with you. Osa Fire Department in Osa, WA. 3/30/14
Ian Gillespie, riding shotgun on the Pinto Bean Express, running the Dragoon Gauntlet. 11/13, Dragoon Mountains, SE Arizona
Ian, Chase, Tyler, Leah, Bella, Mark
HEALTHY SNACKS & TROOP CARE PACKS
GILLESPIE FARMS OWLHEAD RATIONS is our new snack bag label & will be debuting March, 2015
3 Generations of Gillespie Farms
Arizona Dirt Farmer
New Crop of Tractor Drivers
Jackie & Bud - 1st Generation GF
Bud & Dave - Gillespie Farms BBQ
Lou & Bud - Eloy AZ Case Dealership
Kris & Clay - Back from the "Stan"
Mark & Bella Plantin' Produce
Bella - Irrigation Specialist
Irrigating Winter Produce
Squash - Gillespie Farms
Bella, 4th Generation Squash Picker
Cucumber Melons - Gillespie Farms
Pickin Okra - Gillespie Farms
Clay - Gillespie Farms East
Ian & Mark
Chase & Mark
Chase & Ian
Turnin' Under Oats
4th Generation Squash Picker
Guy - Pickin Corn at Gillespie Farms
Desert Soaps - On The Vine Farms
Tomato Plants - On The Vine Farms
Guy Pickin Tomatoes On The Vine Farm
Green House - On the Vine Farms
Okra - On The Vine Farms
Tomatoes - On The Vine Farms
Egg Plant - On The Vine Farms
Okra - On The Vine Farms
Guy - Pickin Squash Gillespie Farms
Squash - On The Vine Farms
Kent & Susan - Gillespie Ranch, NM
Cole, Susan & Kent Gillespie Ranch
Chase - Gillespie Ranch, NM
Kent - Gillespie Ranch, NM
Rental Cabin - Gillespie Ranch, NM
RV Park - Gillespie Ranch, NM
Horse Pens - Gillespie Ranch, NM