The Farm Dirt

News from Bartlett's Farm

September 12, 2012

8am-6pm every day

The Main Street produce truck goes to town Monday-Saturday from 9-1

Farm Talk Saturday
Saturday September 15
10AM in the Hayloft
Neil Hudson
Summer is drawing to a close, but there's still plenty of time to enjoy
fresh corn on or off the cob!
Join our Executive Chef, Neil Patrick Hudson, as he shows and shares
some creative corn recipes to help you enjoy the rest of the summer.
Did You Pick Tomatoes at The Farm?
Over the three days of tomato picking the last few weeks, pickers gathered about 6000 pounds of tomatoes.
PYO Tomato
We want to know what you did with all of them!
Are there hundreds (thousands) of jars of tomatoes in basements?
Did you make enough salsa to feed an army?
Tomato jam?
Is your freezer full of sauce?

Send us a quick email to let us know how you processed (or ate) all those tomatoes! And if you'd like to share your recipe, include that too!
Nantucket Restaurant Week
September 24th through 30th
This is the time to try out some restaurants that you may not have had a chance to visit before! Each restaurant will offer a special menu at a special price during the week. Check the Restaurant Week website to find out more! You will be directed to individual restaurants to see menus and prices.

The week culminates with the
Nantucket Junior Chef Competition
This annual culinary competition pits three teams from Nantucket High School Culinary Arts Program against each other.

Armed with a secret local ingredient and a celebrated chef
from an island restaurant, the teams go to work on a three-course meal

live at noon at Cisco Brewery on September 30, 2012.

Chefs this year are Stephen representing the Boarding House, Neil from Bartlett's Farm & American Seasons Sous Chef Andy.

MC Jenny Johnson, of NECN's "TV Diner", provides dazzling commentary as the food is prepared and tasted by the panel of esteemed judges.

All proceeds from the event support the Nantucket High School Culinary Arts program where they are used for supplies, out reach programs and financial aid.

Fresh From the Fields
Organics...Mesclun Mix, Baby Arugula, Herbs, Microgreens,Swiss Chard,
Radishes, Baby Kale

Field Tomatoes including Heirlooms and Cherry Tomatoes
Lettuce - Nine Varieties
Green and Golden Zucchini
Summer Squash-almost done
Peter Pan and Sunburst Patty Pan Squash-almost done
Orange, Purple and White Carrots
Green Beans
Yellow Beans
Green and Red Cabbage
Eggplant including Purple, Japanese and White
Winter Squash - Butternut, Acorn, Buttercup, Carnival, Dumpling, Hubbards
Potatoes including Fancy French Fingerlings, White, Red and Yukon Gold
Green, Red and Yellow Peppers
Jalapeno and Cayenne Peppers
Corn - Should last almost until October- still time to freeze some!
Join our Early Fall CSA
Jump in any time! With our early Fall CSA, you can still
choose which weeks to receive your shares.
Sign up for a few, or for the remaining seven weeks!
Our CSA is a program where you support the farm and in return receive a bag of the freshest, local, seasonal produce every week along with fun recipes!

CSA share
It's not too late!
To sign up, click here.
Produce pick up is always on Friday.
Upcoming and On-going Events

In the Hayloft

September 22 - Farm Talk. 10AM in the Hayloft
Fall Window Boxes with Maya Chase

September 29- Farm Talk 10 AM in the Hayloft
Fall Baking with Josh Norton

October 5 - First Friday Dinner 6:30 pm.

October 13 - Green Halloween Day including a costume swap
costume swap

November 8 - Ladies Night
Yoga with Joann Burnham Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

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