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News from Bartlett's Farm

November 9, 2011
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Hours are 10-6 Every Day

Thursday Night is Our
4th Annual Ladies Night Celebration

November 10 6:30-9 pm
Wine Glass
An evening of socializing, shopping and fun and a way to raise much needed funds for the Nantucket Emergency Food Pantry.
The evening will feature a Chinese Auction, Gift Baskets, Passed hors d'oeuvres, wine samples, cocktails and all the vendors listed below!
(There sure are a lot of talented people on this island!)

The $5.00 suggested donation for entry, and proceeds from the Chinese auction go directly to the Food Pantry.

Bretworth Apthorp...Photo Cards and Glass Magnets
Sallyanne Austin of The Nail Spa and Organic Hair Products
Bookworks...Books
Chris Bourbeau...Oil Paintings
Joann Burnham...Yoga
The Cellar...Wine samples
Taylor Cullen/Small Town Girl...Baskets, Toffee, Neck Wraps, Placemats
Cara DeHeart/Seaweaver...Handwoven Garments and Accessories
Rachael Fabiszak...Photos and cards
Monica Flegg...Fiber Art
Angela Gray...Toiletries and Jewerly
Barbara Gookin...Signing our New Cookbook
(There will be free shipping on all books ordered on Ladies Night)
Allison Herr/Herrlooms...Loomed material
Charlotte Hess...Isobel and Cleo Handwoven knitwear
Lisa Hood...Arbonne and Skin Care

Christie Lefebvre...Hand-made Jewelry, Handbags and Hair Accessories

Susan Lister Locke...Jewelry, Charms, Beads

Miki Lovett...Silk Scarves & Pillows

Sara Manning...Salves, Balms and Body Scrubs

Priscilla McIntosh...Beaded Jewlery, Sterling and Pearls
Sarah McNamara...Various Handmade Items
Tatiana Smolovschi...Ocean Treasures Sea Glass Jewerly
S.T.A.R....Cookie Mixes, Cards
Swains Travel...Travel Services
Linda Sylvia...Silpada jewerly designs
Barbara Toole...Functional Pottery/Clay Art Studio
Daiva Utariene...Handcrafts
Nell Van Vorst...Handmade Porcelain Tiles and Housewares
Heidi Weddendorf...Pearls, Silver and Gold
Jennifer Williams...N'Style on ACK...Affordable Fashion Jewelry
Maryanne Worth...Individual Tarot Readings
Stephanie Wuebbens...Greeting Cards, Prints, Photos
Sarah Wright...Felted Hats and Scarves
Chef Talk
Saturday, November 12 at 10 AM in the Hayloft.
Meet our new Executive Sous Chef, Noel Middleton
Impress your holiday guests with the easy side dishes that
Noel will share on Saturday Morning!
Noel Middleeton
On-Line Thanksgiving Ordering
turkey
Neil and his whole crew are ready to prepare all your side dishes for a great Thanksgiving Dinner! And while we don't cook the turkeys for you, we are once again offering Bell and Evans Fresh Turkeys that are bred and raised in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. They are grain and vegetable fed. And there are no antibiotics and no animal by-products.
and pick up your turkey and all your farm-prepared accompaniments on either
Tuesday Nov 22 or Wednesday Nov 23!
Deadline for ordering is Friday, November 18th at noon.
There's Still Time to
Get Those Bulbs Planted!

Dutch Master
Daffodil Weekend is April 28 and 29, 2012, and that means that NOW is the time to get your daffodils in the ground! November is a great time to plant, but don't wait too long! We still have a good selection of bulbs, and if you are interested in entering the show, the bulb boxes are all labeled with the entry category! Write it down now, and it will be easier to make your entry in April!
Many of you may remember that we experimented with planting tulips in front of the market last year, and the results were astounding!
Tulips
This photo was taken after a Nor'easter, and they survived beautifully! If your yard is protected from deer, this might be just the time to try planting some tulips!
Island Events
Decorate a tree on Main Street!

Attention non-profits, businesses and other organizations: want to decorate a tree in town this season? There are trees available to anyone interested. Just contact Jason Bridges at the Chamber of Commerce at (508) 228-1700.
Its free, fun and adds to the festivity of downtown!


Are you willing to be Freezin' For The Weezie'?

Pick up a plunge card to participate! Support the Weezie Library for Children and participate in the 10th Annual Cold Turkey Plunge. More information here.

Personal Fitness Classes at the Farm
Joann Burnham teaches yoga in the Hayloft at the farm. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM and Sundays at 4:00 PM.
For more information, go to her website
(No Thursday evening class this week - due to Ladies Night)

Louis Guarnaccia holds Aikido Classes in the Hayloft on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. For more information, contact Louis.
Aikido

Upcoming Farm Events
November 19: 10 AM Sweet and Savory Pastries with Kat Robinson
November 26: 10 AM Wreath Workshop Sign up here for any of the workshops
December 3: 10 AM Wreath Workshop
December 3: Stroll Bus makes it's rounds to the Farm (and Brewery). 1:30-6 pm
December 4: Noon Wreath Workshop
December 10: 10 AM Chef Neil will prepare some of his favorite dishes from our new Cookbook
December 17: 10 AM Drop-n-Shop! Parents!!! Take advantage of a little supervised time for your children while you do some shopping. Kids will watch the original 'Grinch' and have some snacks.
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