The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
May 11,  2016
 
 
 
 
Open 8-6 Everyday!
Now open on Sundays
 
 
 
 
 
Plants, Birds, and Tropical Fish:
100 Years of Species Documentation on Nantucket
May 14 @ 10am

Nantucketers have been collecting and recording the plants and animals that share this island with us for over 100 years. 
Andrew Mckenna-Foster, Director of Natural Science at the
Maria Mitchell Association, will use information from the century old MMA biological collections to highlight interesting oddities and talk about recent discoveries.  Learn about mysterious toads, extremely rare insects, and current efforts to study Nantucket’s biodiversity
 
 
 
 
We'll provide coffee, tea and farm-baked goodies and everyone will receive a 10% off coupon for the market.
This event is free!
 
 
 
 
 
From the Garden Center
4” Pansy Pots
50% Off
 
 
 
 
It's a great time to begin planting your vegetable garden!
Our farm-grown certified organic peppers, zucchini, squash, and herbs are all outside in the shade garden, and you can find  manure and all the garden amendments you need right in the garden center! 
 
 
 
 
 
From the fields
Our crew is spending this beautiful, sunny day planting organic strawberry plants. It will be pick your own strawberry season before you know it!
 
 
 
 
 
Hydroponics, Organics and Micro Greens
From the Hydroponic House:
Boston Bib, Bok Choy and Basil
From the Organic Greenhouses:
Greens Mix, Kale and Baby Spinach
And from the Organic Microgreens house
turnip, radish, cabbage, spicy + mild
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Green Coconuts
If you like coconut water try one of our organic green coconuts! Here's a great video to show you how to open one with a pairing know to get the water out (super fresh and no machete needed).
 
 
 
 
 
From the Wine Department
We've added so many wines this year and we are proud of our new
$15 & under section:
- 12 varieties
- 7 are organic or sustainably produced
- 3 are rated 90 points or higher

 
 
 
 
 
Spring Greens CSA
Begins Next week!
Sign up here
With a membership in our Spring Greens CSA you will receive a bag full of our beautiful hydroponic + certified organic greens every week.
We will add new items like hot house tomatoes, peas + radishes
as they become available.
New this year.... if you sign up for a minimum of 3 weeks you will be invited to our members-only events, we'll have tours, tastings and more.
If you sign up for all 6 weeks you will also receive a $15 gift card.
 
 
 
 
 
From the Kitchen
Lobster Rolls are Back!
Voted Best Lobster Roll on Nantucket, these delicious rolls are available at lunch time every day.
$15.99ea
 
 
 
 
 
 
Farm Tours start this week!
Meet in front of the market at 9 am for an informative 1 hour tour
about what goes on behind the scenes at the farm.  FREE!
May Tours
Thursday May 12
Tuesday May 17
Thursday May 19
Tuesday May 24
Thursday May 26
Tuesday May 31
 
 
 
 
 
Nantucket Fresh Catch is Back!
Know where your fish comes from when you shop from Jeff + Joan. Fresh Catch will be open Thursday through Sunday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm until May 18, when they will be open every day!
 
 
 
 
 
 Farm to Table Dinners
 
 
 
 
Don't miss out - make your reservations now
Farm to Table - June 29 - Sold Out!
Farm to Table - July 23 -Sold Out! 
Full Moon - August 17 - Sold Out!
 
 
 
 
 
Coming up...

Dharma Yoga Nantucket Classes every day in the Hayloft

with Hilary Newell @ 10am in the Hayloft

with Akimbo@ 1pm in the Hayloft

With Danica Connors @ 10am in the Hayloft

10am in the Hayloft

June 27: Strawberry Festival 11-3 Pick Your Own Strawberries, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Strawberry Shortcake Tasting, Jam Competition. Watch here for further details! 


a fundraiser for Mentoring Youth Nantucket 6pm in the Shade Garden

July 19: Magic in the Moonlight - a fundraiser for Nantucket New School 

Time to Reserve your spots for
Summer Flower Cutting Tours 


 
 
        
          
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