The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
August 9, 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 Farm will close at 6 pm on Thursday, August 10
so our staff can attend the Celebration of Life for
Liz de Souza
 
 
Thank you to the many of you
who have asked about donations. 
A fund has been set up at Nantucket Bank for her daughter Lina.

Elizabeth Ann Morcone de Souza Memorial Fund

Cape Cod Five Bank

112 Pleasant Street

P.O. Box 2640

Nantucket, MA 02554

 
 
 
 
 
Need a few suggestions for a picnic?
You've come to the right place! 
On the one hand, you can create your own picnic...
 
 
 
 
Start with a Nantucket Basket Themed Cooler - fully insulated with a nice sturdy handle. Choose small or large depending on how many people you have...and start filling it up with your favorite nibbles, dips and drinks! 
 
 
 
 
Marcona Almonds are rounded and plump and addictingly delicious. Considered “the Queen of Almonds”, they have a softer and creamy texture, similar to macadamia nuts. The perfect savory, salty snack for sharing or try as part of a cheese plate with Spanish cheeses like manchego or drunken goat. If you have some leftover, (which we doubt you will) Marcona almonds make a fantastic addition to salads or just about any dessert or baked good.
 
 
 
 
What could be better than a cheese platter for a hungry crowd?
Leah's cheese selection is well rounded and we are bursting at the seams with cool New England cheeses!
Here are just two of the many great-tasting cheeses
you can add to a platter! 
Arethusa Farm “Diva”
Great for the washed rind, French Munster lovers.
The aroma is full and pungent but the finish is delightful.
Arethusa Diva has a smooth, supple paste and a tacky, burnt orange rind that straddles the line between milky sweetness and all-out aroma. 
Pair with: Huber Riesling “Terrassen” 
 
Arethusa Camembert
The perfect choice tucked in the picnic basket with a bottle of crisp white, this Camembert is truly a cheese for all occasions.
Rich and buttery with a milky sweetness and subtle minerality.
Pair with: Domaine Gueguen Petit Chablis
 
 
 
 
Kii Naturals Date & Walnut Crisps were made to be single, but when paired with a sharp cheddar or soft-ripened cheese, you've got a perfect match. Made with Fresh Greek Yogurt & Himalayan Pink Salt, Zero Trans Fat, Cholesterol Free, No Preservatives, No Artificial Flavors, No Artificial Colors. Find them across the aisle from the cheeses, along with a wide variety of other tasty crackers. 
 
 
 
 
You'll need something to drink, so how about some
Picnic Champagne...
Champagne Pommery offers these cute individual splits (in a box of 4) of the bubbly essence. Appropriately named for this weekend, POP is perfect for the Boston Pops concert
(or to enjoy in the comfort of your own home) 

 
 
 
 
But what's for dessert?
How about some nice
Mocha Cake?
It's made right in our kitchen and it is packed to travel!
Find it in front of the deli on the same table as all the quick breads! Pumpkin, banana, blueberry, or lemon poppy seed! 
 
 
 
 
On the other hand,
you can let us do the work for you!
Our catering department is ready to take your pick-up catering order at 508-228-9403 ext 137.
Take a look at our catering menu and call or come in to place your order!
Please allow 48 hours for us to prepare your picnic food perfectly!
Order by Thursday at noon for Saturday pick up,
and by Friday at noon for Sunday pick up!
 
 
 
Corn Tomato Ack tees are 25% off both in store and online! 
 
 
 
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! 
Don't forget
Lobster Dinners too!
Perfect for the beach,
or to take home!
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
Sundays through September 10 am-2 pm
Artisan Showcase in the Garden Center
 
 
 
 
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