The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
July 12, 2017
Open Every Day 8 am-7 pm
Ice Cream Stand open 11-7 Every Day

 
 
 
It's National Ice Cream Month and
Every Day is Ice Cream Day at the Farm!

If you want flowers to be part of your summer,
then you should take a
Flower Cutting Tour
and cut your own bunch of flowers! 
Cost is $30 per person! 

Tours are limited to 12 people each.
There will be no refunds issued unless there is active lightening and thunder the morning of the tour.
 
 
 
Do you need a hostess gift for those awesome friends you stayed with over the holiday?
We have the perfect answer!  
These gift baskets and bags are always welcome gifts!
 
 
Snack Attack Basket
Our Best Seller: Farm made granola and quick bread, cookies, chips, chocolate and more. This baskets has enough snacks for a whole house full.
Order on-line here. 
 
 
 

SOLAR STATS:

Between July 5 and July 11, the array has produced 14,500 Kwh.

This is enough to power an average house for a year with the greenhouse gas reduction being equivalent to planting 264 trees.

All in One Week! 

 
 
 
 
 
Have your visited the Ice Cream Stand yet?
 
 
Peach Sundae
Ice Cream Sandwich
Have you tried the Acai Bowl?
Mixed berries with pureed acai, granola, banana 
and raspberries on top!
After you enjoy your cone,
ask them to pack some ice cream to take home for later! 
Pints  $5.99
Quarts  $7.99
 
 
 
What's Fresh? 
Red Tomatoes from the Greenhouse
Hydroponics
Head Lettuce: Tender Sweet,  Oak Leaf and
Bibb,  Bok Choy
Organics 
Mesclun Mix, Greens Mix, Baby Kale, Micro Greens, Radicchio, Swiss Chard, Large Leaf Kale, Radishes

Organic Herbs: 
Cilantro, Curly Parsley, Italian Parsley, Chives, Lemon Verbena, Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Rosemary, Kentucky Colonel Mint, Tarragon, Dried Organic Lavender Bunches
From the Fields
Head Lettuce: 10 varieties
Green Zucchini
Gold Zucchini
Patty Pan
Crookneck (Summer) Squash 
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Green Cabbage
Savoy Cabbage
Sugar Snaps
Shelling Peas
Snow Peas
Green beans
Beets and Carrots next week!
If you can't make it out to the farm, you can shop at our produce trucks located at the corner of Main and Federal, and in 'Sconset  
from 9am - 1 pm Monday through Saturday.

Woo-hoo...Credit Cards are now accepted at the produce trucks! 
 
 
 
 
 
Epicurean Cutting Boards
are perfect for cutting your farm-fresh produce! These wood composite boards are made in the USA, are ecofriendly, 
dishwasher safe, knife friendly and heat resistant. What more could you want? Oh, they look nice too!
 
 
 
 
 
Did you know that the depth of color of a Rosé is not an indication of how sweet it is?
Click here to read what our wine and cheese manager Leah has to say about this!
 
 
 
 
 
From the Garden Center!
New perennials are still arriving and do the Echinacea ever look great! 
It's a great time to plant perennials like
Astilbe, Heuchera, and Butterfly Weed!
(Plus they are all 25% off!)
 
 
 
 
Other sales in the Garden Center!
Hibiscus 4” 2 FOR $12.00
Iris 40% Off
Peat Moss 3.8 Cuft $14.99 reg. $19.99
Thunbergia Topiary & Annual with Trellis 50% Off
Divine Packs 50% Off 
4.5” Vegetable Plants 50% Off
Perennials 25% Off 
Excludes: Evergreens, Roses, Shrubs,
Hydrangea, and Ornamental Grasses Jumbo Packs 50% Off
Mandevilla 4” 2 For $10.00
 
 
 
 
 
We have some amazing cuts of meat from
Weatherlow Farms in Westport, MA!
From their website...'Our mission is to be a steward of the land. To heal and nurture with the highest level of animal husbandry
and agricultural practice.'
Try the ground beef, or ground pork, whole chickens or
tomahawk rib-eye steaks!
 
 
 
 
 
Corn will be here before you know it!
Guess the date (in the market only) and be entered in a drawing for a dozen ears of corn, and this fun 'corny' gift basket full of gadgets for eating, cutting or buttering corn.

**Did you know that the average ear of corn has about 800 kernels? 
 
 
 
 
There's a new Sustainable Nantucket Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 pm
At the Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm!
168 Hummock Pond Road
Our produce truck will be there and we will be joined by Lazy Man Gardens, ACK Sweetwater Farm, Washashore Farm and Fields of Ambrosia. For more information see the Sustainable Nantucket website! 
 
 
 
 
 
Starting July 16
Artisan Showcase! 10-2
Several local artisans (like Salt and Soul Jewelry) will be featured with pop-up shops in our new garden center space!  The showcase will be every Sunday through the end of September. 

Photo from Salt and Soul Jewelry/Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
Rain Happens...
And when it does, you can find all kinds of fun activities for kids and adults alike! Come in to the market and turn right to find the gift section! (Right across from Nantucket Fresh Catch)
 
 
 
 
 
Dinner Specials Every Night! 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
Yoga in the Hayloft Every Day

A Fundraiser for Nantucket New School and Strong Wings -
In the Shade Garden here at the farm


7/18-7/20: Nantucket Garden Festival 

 
 
 
 
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