The Farm Dirt

News from Bartlett's Farm

June 29, 2011
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SUMMER HOURS

Open Every Day 8-7

Happy Independence Day!

It's that time of year when every day brings something new to the market! We started picking field flowers a few days ago, and while the early morning rain blast knocked some down, they will be back and better by tomorrow.
Field Flowers

Sugar Snap Peas are being picked, and there's a HUGE crop of shelling peas just waiting for a few days of sun to finish ripening them. The squashes are perfect for grilling this weekend, too.

Mj's kitchen crew made the first farm-grown, farm-made gazpacho last weekend, and they plan on having it available every weekend. The Farm-Grown and Farm-Made labels are put on items in the market to let you know that those products are the finest you can buy. One farm label is very good. But when a product (like the gazpacho) carries both labels, that is a special treat. Look for more farm-grown, farm-made salads and 'to-go' foods in the kitchen counter as more produce is harvested.

farm grown

For lunch, you can get a Farm-Philly Cheesesteak, or a freshly grilled burger to go!
There are plenty of 'grab-n-go' sandwiches and beach food in the case around the corner from the kitchen counter.

Just in time for grilling this weekend, in the meat case you can find 4-packs of
Bartlett's Blend Burgers.
These 1/2 pound burgers are specially blended for us with a combination of ground chuck and brisket. Rich, our Grocery Manager, says they're the best burgers he's ever tasted.

Red, white and blue abounds in the market...from combination packs of red, white and blue potatoes to checkered table cloths, napkins and other table decorations.
Red White and Blue Potatoes Red White and Blue Display
Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Around The Farm...

Garden Center Sale

10" Flowering Annual Hanging Baskets Regularly $29.99 50% Off

8" Fiber Marguerite Regularly $12.99 50% Off

Vegetable Plants Regularly $2.99 Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Annual 4" Green Wheat Pots Regularly $ 4.79 Buy 2 Get the 3rd Free

Annual Packs Regularly $4.00 Buy 2 Get the 3rd Free

Lilies 1 and 2 Gallon Pots Regularly $11.99 & 16.99 20% Off

Nantucket Fresh Catch will be selling locally caught fresh fish in the parking lot here at the farm beginning tomorrow, Thursday, June 30! Owners Joan Skar and Jeff Henderson will be providing fish from the Ruthie B and from local fluke and striper boats. You can find them in the lot Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12-6.

The July Full Moon Dinner is July 15. Make your reservation here.

The town produce truck is at the corner of Main and Federal Streets Mondays through Saturdays
9-1pm. Farmer John is at the Nantucket Artisans and Farmers Market every Saturday, too!

Read our blog!

The 'Sconset produce truck will be in 'Sconset every day except Sunday!

Farm Tours are going on in June and July on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am.

$10.00 per person for a 1 1/4 hour tour behind the scenes. Weather permitting. Tours leave from the front of the market at 9 am.

YogaFarm with Joann Burnham. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30am and 5:30pm and Sundays at 4pm. Join her in the Hayloft. For more information, click here

Gift Cards

Bartlett's Farm Gift Cards are always appreciated. On line or in the market. Maybe a photographer friend would like a gift certificate so she could

join the photo safari below!

Photo Safaris with Claudia Kronenberg

Not only is Claudia a renowned wedding photographer, but she also shot all the food photography for our new book (which will be available this summer.)

Claudia will offer tips and instruction on using your digital camera while you enjoy the farm fields early in the morning. You will also be accompanied by Hilary Newell, who will answer questions and offer information about the farm fields and growing vegetables and flowers at Bartlett's Farm.

July 20, 7-9am. Rain Date July 21 7am

Cost is $40.00 per person.

For more details and to reserve your spot, click here.

You can still

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Every Day from 10-5...while they last

strawberry

We will provide all the boxes for picking.


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