The Farm Dirt

News from Bartlett's Farm

September 14, 2011
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SEPTEMBER HOURS

Open Every Day 8-6

What's Going On?
This Saturday's Farm Talk
Fall Celebration
Around the Farm
Prime Rib Dinner Special
Upcoming Events

Farm Talk Saturday Sept 17.

Fall Color for Your Deck or Window Boxes

Maya Chase, Blooming Creations Designer, will share ideas and demonstrate planting window boxes and porch pots for fall.

maya

window box

10 AM in the Shade Garden (or the greenhouse in case of inclement weather)

As part of this year's Fall Celebration, we are holding the first

Tug-Of-War - The Island Challenge for Charity

Tug of War

It will take place at high noon on Saturday, September 24

-Gather your 5-person team

-Pick a charity

-Pay your $25 entry fee

-Get ready to get messy!

All of the entry fees will go to the winning team's chosen charity. For more information, click Register and pay here.

But there's lots more going on at the celebration from 10-5!

Live Music

Kids Activities

Scavenger Hunt

Tent Sale

Hayrides

Food Sampling

Watch for the rest of the details in next week's Farm Dirt!

Around the Farm

We will have Lilies through the end of the month. These greenhouse-grown flowers will fragrance your home for days on end! And they're beautiful, too!

pete with lilies

What's Fresh from the fields and greenhouses?
FIELD GROWN

Tomatoes

Corn

Cucumbers

Summer Squash

Patty Pan

Zucchini

Purple, White, Japanese, Fairytale, and Striped Eggplant

Broccoli

Cauliflower

Red and Green Cabbage

Green Cabbage

Red Onion

Yellow Onion

Green and Wax Beans

Radishes

Red, White, Yukon, Blue and Banana Potatoes

Bull's Blood, Golden, Purple, Striped and White Beets

White, Orange and Purple Carrots

Boston, Green, Red, Iceberg, Lollo Rosa, Oakleaf, Romaine, Simpson Lettuce

Dill

Cilantro

Green, Orange, Purple, Anaheim, Cayenne, Jalapeno, and Key Largo Peppers

Cantaloupe

Red, Red seedless and Yellow Watermelon

Greenhouse Grown Organics

Mesclun

Arugula

Baby Spinach

Micro Greens

Rosemary

Chives

Tarragon

Mint

Oregano

Thyme

Lemon Verbena

Dill


Farmer Dave and his crew just began harvesting the
biggest and best pumpkin crop
we've ever seen here at Bartlett's!
There are varieties you've probably never seen before!

(Thank you deer fence!)

pumpkin

pumpkin

pumpkin

Beach, BBQ and Sunscreen products are all on final sale at 50% off. Stock up for next summer at a great price!

sunscreen

We have unique lunch boxes - for men, women and for kids!

Fill these great insulated bags with locally sourced delicious hand-fruits and other healthy snacks! The peaches and nectarines from Carlson Orchards are perfect for packing a healthy lunch!

lunch boxes

From now until Thanksgiving is the perfect time for planting bulbs! Daffodils, camassia, tulips, and lots more are available. Not sure what to plant? Ask our knowledgeable staff for advice on what will work best in your yard. Plant your bulbs at the same time you are adding mums, asters, pansies, mini-evergreens and full-size shrubs!

bulbs

Prime Rib Dinner Special

Every Thursday Beginning September 15

Sliced to order, hot out of the rotisserie, and ready to take home!

$14.99 per lb (½ lb minimum)

includes

1 pint of mashed potatoes

1 pint of farm vegetables

Served from 4:30 to 6:00 PM

Order right at the Kitchen Counter

Upcoming Events

October 1: All about Fish. Bill Blount of the Ruthie B, Jeff Henderson from Nantucket Fresh Catch and our Executive Chef, Neil Hudson will teach you how to filet fresh whole fish and share the best ways to cook and store your fish to enjoy
all through the fall and winter.

October 7: First Friday Dinner. Watch here for menu and registration.

October 8: Learn how to make farm-grown herbal bath and body products like bath teas, lip balm, hair oils and more with our resident craft specialist, Maya Chase.

October 15: Cooking Raw with Joann Burnham - Healthy treats from the fall harvest, featuring cranberry cocktail, pumpkin pie and carrot muffins.

October 22: Local, seasonal cooking with Erin Zircher from The Boarding House

October 29: Pumpkin Carving and hayrides for families.

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