The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
July 26, 2017
Open Every Day 8 am-7 pm
Ice Cream Stand open 11-7 Every Day
Produce Trucks on Main St and in 'Sconset 9-1 Monday - Saturday

 
 
 
The Corn is In!
 
 
...And So are Lots of Field Vegetables 
Red Tomatoes from the Greenhouse
Cherry and Plum Tomatoes in quarts

Hydroponics
Head Lettuce: Tender Sweet,  Oak Leaf and 
Bibb
Basil coming soon

Organics 
Greens Mix, Baby Kale, Micro Greens, Radicchio,
Swiss Chard, Large Leaf Kale, Radishes

Organic Herbs
Dill, Cilantro, Curly Parsley, Italian Parsley, Chives, Lemon Verbena, Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Rosemary, Kentucky Colonel Mint, Tarragon, Dried Organic Lavender Bunches
Organic Basil coming soon

From the Fields
Head Lettuce: 10 varieties
Green Zucchini
Gold Zucchini
Patty Pan
Crookneck (Summer) Squash 
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Green Cabbage
Savoy Cabbage
Red Cabbage

Green beans
(Caramelized Spicy Green Beans Recipe)
Purple Beans
Wax Beans
Carrots
Scallions
Corn

Coming Soon
Frying Peppers
Purple Bell Peppers
White Bell Peppers
Green Bell Peppers
 
 
 
 
Corn Winner
Congratulations Eck McDonald!
Your entry was chosen from all the correct guesses and you've won a dozen ears of corn and a gift basket of 'corny' gadgets! Please stop by the customer service desk next time you come shopping to claim your prizes!

 
 
 
 
 
Have you tried our delicious
Chocolate Mocha Cake?
Made right in our kitchen, it's all ready to take along on a picnic or to your friend's house. 
At just $8.99 it's a great dessert for the whole family!
 
 
 
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! 

There will be no refunds issued unless there is active
lightning and thunder the morning of the tour.
 
 
 
Artisans Showcase on Sundays
From 10-2
Come out and support some great Nantucket artists and artisans
This week...
Tina Law - Handmade Coasters
Salt and Soul - Beachy Jewelry
Brett Apthorp - Jewelry
Hannah Stone - Original Art
...on-site artists are subject to change...
 
 
 
Several of the Rosé wines we sell are limited editions,
and some of them have sold out already.
So if you have a favorite and you see it on the shelf, scoop it up, because there simply aren't any more available! 
 
 
 
From the Market...
There are dozens of items on sale in the market, including plenty of snacks (like Marcona Almonds) for the beach! 
Here's a sample of some of them, but there are plenty more!
Stop out and stock up for the rest of summer! 
 
 
 
 
 
New Products Online
We've been expanding our online store, so we can help you out if you forget something when you leave the island. This Compass Rose Beach Blanket would make a great gift for you or a friend...

Also, the LETTUCE TURNIP THE BEET t-shirts are back in stock in all sizes! 
 
 
 
 
 
From the Garden Center!
 
 
 
 
Lantanas and Zinnias are both power annuals for summer - long blooming with strong growth make them excellent garden plants. Zinnias are perfect for cut flowers and try Lantana in a container for all-summer bloom!
 
 
 
 
It's time to fertilize your flowering plants -
we recommend
Neptunes Harvest  Organic Fish/Seaweed Blend
Flowers and foliage will be stronger and more colorful.
Blooms will be more plentiful, fragrant and longer lasting.
This all purpose organic fertilizer will really make a difference! 
Feed weekly (or when you remember) from now through the end of August to keep your flower gardens and containers blooming
and going strong! 

What's on Sale in the Garden Center?
All Jumbo AND 4 Packs 50% Off
Hibiscus 4” 2 FOR $12.00
Iris 40% Off
Annuals 4" 6" 6" Premium 25% 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
Hydrangea, and Ornamental Grasses Jumbo Packs 50% Off
Mandevilla 4” 2 For $10.00
 
 
 
 
 
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! 
 
 
 
 
 
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​​​​​​​
 
 
 
 
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