Looking Back on 175 Years of
Family Farming on Nantucket
 
 
 
 
Fall at the farm means fun for the kids!
Pumpkins are ready for carving, scarecrows are being built for "Scarecrow, the Gathering"  in the Greenhouse and our Fall Festival is just around the corner... Read all about it below!
 
 
 
 
Cranberry Festival this Saturday
 
 
 
 
Bartlett's Kitchen will be in attendance selling Cranberry Vinaigrette, Cranberry Bacon Jam, Tarts, Granola and Quick Breads for event-goers to purchase

(below text from Nantucket Conservation Foundation's event page)
Join us on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 to celebrate the 15th Annual Nantucket Cranberry Festival. The Foundation’s Milestone Cranberry Bog is transformed into the most unique and beautiful of Festival grounds for this special event.
Visitors can expect to learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket through educational displays and harvesting demonstrations, participate in family activities, sample delectable cranberry treats and other New England classics, or simply enjoy the music and the spectacular autumn scenery. And as always, there will be pounds of organic Genuine Nantucket Cranberries available for purchase!
 
 
 
 
Pumpkins, Gourds, Apples... Fall is on the Farm!
 
 
 
 
Jack-O-Lanterns are replenished weekly in the Garden Center for all of your carving needs. Gourds are plentiful and inexpensive. Bring 10 uniquely colorful gourds home for just 10 bucks! 
 
 
 
 
Carlson Orchard's & Scott Farm apples are plentiful in the market. Mj, our market manager and her produce team are a wealth of knowledge about these regional beauties! Also read about our Heirloom apples from Vermont's Scott Farm Orchards  below
 
 
 
 
Fresh from the Fields...
 
 
 
 
Blue Hubbard, Boston Marrow, Long Island Cheese, Ambercup and Buttercup have been harvested along with Butternut & Acorn Squash. Turn a Boston Marrow squash (a 200 year old heirloom variety that is sweet & nutty) into a show stopper by stuffing it whole and roasting for a crowd, or savor the last of burrata season by pairing it with Butternut squash and pepitas. 
 
 
 
 
 Farm grown turnips, beets and carrots love a cold night which sweetens and intensifies their earthy flavor.
Click the pictures below for some inspiration to prepare these vitamin and mineral-packed veggies
 
 
 
 
Heirloom Apples from Scott Farm 
 
 
 
 
Long before the Bartlett's set foot on Nantucket The Scott Farm, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been in active cultivation since 1791. At Scott Farm this has meant revitalizing the entire farm operation from orchard to farmhouses to barns.
 
 
 
 
Varieties from Scott Farm available now
 
 
 
 
Holstein-
A German apple from the early 1900’s, thought to be an offspring of Cox’s Orange Pippin. A crisp apple with a citrus flavor and a sprightly balance of sugars and acids. Sometimes there is a hint of pear. Good for eating and cooking. 
 
 
 
 
 
Cox's Orange Pippin-
The most popular of English apples, it has been awarded the highest honors by the Royal Horticultural Society. I Its tart, citrus flavor is exquisitely tempered by a sweet pear flavor. It is excellent for eating and cooking. 
 
 
 
 
 
Ribston-
This apple goes back to 1708 in Yorkshire England. The original tree grew from seeds from Normandy. It is a parent of Cox’s Orange Pippin but is sweeter, with a delightful pear flavor. Good for both fresh eating and culinary use. 
 
 
 
 
 
Black Gilliflower or "Sheep's Nose"-
 Traditionally it’s used as a cooking apple due to its rich flavor and aromatic quality though many prefer it for fresh use. Gilliflower refers a clove flavor and black refers to the color the skin sometimes gets as it ripens. 
 
 
 
 
 
Little Lamb Abbey-
This is one of the most delightful apples in the world. 200 years ago, Mary Malcomb planted an apple pip, or seed, in her garden in Lamb Abbey, England. The fruit from the tree that grew was crisp and coarsely textured. 
 
 
 
 
Let's Talk Turkey! Our team is ready for your Thanksgiving Orders
 
 
 
 
It's that time again
Time to start planning the best meal of the year. Bartlett's Kitchen did some tinkering and we just love the new additions to the menu! New for this year include creamy potato gratin and ooey gooey mac & cheese plus great new baked goods like super moist cranberry upside down cake, apple ginger quick bread and fruit of the forest pies.  Click the menu below for more information available on our website and to place your order online.
 
 
 
 
New Thanksgiving Turkeys from
Koch's Turkey Farm 
 
 
 
 
Koch's Farm in Pennsylvania is a true pioneer when it comes to raising a better bird. They were among the first to grow antibiotic-free turkeys with an all vegetarian diet and also the first turkey producer to be Certified Humane® with over 800,000 turkeys raised annually. Koch's Turkey Farm was GAP (Global Animal Partnership) approved a year later. 

 Koch's turkeys have twice the amount of space in the turkey barns as is required by normal commercial growing practices. The high standards for raising turkeys this way guarantees Koch's Turkey Farm is one of the few family owned turkey farms that is committed to producing the healthiest, most humane and best tasting turkey available.

We are thrilled to support a family farm whose care for their animals is the absolute top priority. We hope that you will give these turkeys a try!
 
 
 
 
Custom Sandwiches are back !

 Call 508.228.9403 ext 118 to place your order for pick up!
 
 
 
 
 Ribs & Wings are in full swing
 
 
 
 
11:30 am - 4 pm Every Sunday and whenever the Patriots Play!

Half and Whole Racks of Ribs come with Coleslaw
and Cornbread
 
 
 
 
Chicken Wings are served with Celery Sticks and a side of Blue Cheese Dressing

Call 508.228.9403
to place your order this weekend!
 
 
 
 
Have you tried our doughnuts yet?
 
 
 
 
The Bakery is churning out fresh cake doughnuts...and they are amazing!

Maple Pecan Glazed
Chocolate Glazed with Sprinkles
Cinnamon Brown Sugar

Available Saturdays and Sundays

 Need a lot? Please call ahead of time so we can have them prepared for you
 
 
 
 
Join us on Sunday, October 21 for an afternoon of fun for the whole family!
 
 
 
 
Family fun starts with  pumpkin carving in the Garden Center from 10-12 whose pumpkins can then be entered our Jack-O-Lantern Contest! Prizes (and bragging rights) will be awarded for kids level and adult level pumpkins! Winners will be announced at 1 pm.
Kim Botelho, Director of Education at Maria Mitchell Association will be painting faces from 11-2 and accepting donations for MMA.  Hay rides,  games, great food and more.   Come on out and enjoy a day celebrating all the best things about fall on the Island!
 
 
 
 
Festive Fall Decor, Tableware and More...
 
 
 
 
 Fall tableware in great colors & textures
 We especially like the look of these birch wrapped hurricanes & clean, white enamelware stuffed to the brim with decorative berry stalks!
 
 
 
 
Lots of clothing on sale in-store & on our website! 175th anniversary Bartlett's branded caps, hoodies & t-shirts now 50 % off!
 
 
 
 
Wanted: Full Time Year Round Cashier 
 
 
 
 
Bartlett’s Farm is looking for a cashier who has a desire for advancement to a supervisory position. We need a friendly person who possesses a high level of responsibility and commitment to customer service. This is a great opportunity to become part of our core year-round staff with room for advancement and possibility of a full-time year-round position with benefits.
Fill out the Cashier or Cashier Supervisor on the Employment page at www.bartlettsfarm.com
 
 
 
 
Save The Date!
 
 
 
 
We are thrilled to announce our 10th Anniversary of Ladies Night will be Thursday, November 8th!
Each year, the funds that we raise go to local charities. We’ve been fortunate to pair up with A Safe Place, Nantucket Food Pantry, Palliative Care, and Nantucket Housing Authority.
 All proceeds this year will be going to the 
Fairwinds Counseling Center of Nantucket

Our hope is to make this special anniversary year our
brightest and best yet! 
Please join us as we celebrate friendship and kick off the holiday season with tremendous vendors, great food, auctions and live music.
Please click the flyer above for more information!
Want to become a vendor? Email Leah for more information!
 
 
 
 
 
10/6- 15th Annual Nantucket Cranberry Festival


10/21- Fall Festival on the Farm


 
 
 
 
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