The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
July 8,  2015
Open 8-7 every day
Open 9-6 Every Day at 21 Old South Wharf
Main Street Truck and 'Sconset Truck -  Mon-Sat 9-1 
Blooming Bids for Kids
Enjoy an evening of music, food and libations at Bartlett’s Farm’s beautiful garden center, and help Mentoring Youth Nantucket continue to serve island children through its four mentoring and tutoring programs. Join in the silent auction and walk away with a one-of-a-kind planter created by a Nantucket landscaper, a necklace from an island jeweler, or a gift certificate to your favorite restaurant.  This year buy 3 tickets and get one FREE! Plus Children under 12 are FREE and there will be a kid's activity area.
There’s something for everyone!
July 14, 6pm

More information and tickets available here!

Corn is coming soon!
Stop by the farm and enter your guess for the date of the first corn harvest of 2015. The winner will receive a corn-themed gift basket along with a dozen ears of delicious, farm grown sweet corn.

Nantucket Yoga Festival
This weekend under the big tent. Inspired teachers, free community classes and a marketplace open to the public. Click here for more information!
Lobster Dinner to go...every night!
Pick up any time after 2 pm.  
Steamed while you wait, any night of the week!
1 ¼ lb Lobster with cracked claws ,
corn, red bliss potatoes, butter  $29.99
1/2 Doz Little Neck Clams $6.00 
Cup of chowder - $4.00 
Three ways to order
Call 508-228-9403 x 18
or just come in any time after 2 pm

Don't want a full lobster dinner?  
Ask Joan at the Nantucket Fresh Catch counter to
steam a couple for you!
...more favorites...
Fried Clams every day from 12-3 served with fries - $15.99
Tuesdays - Prime Rib with two sides (starts at 4 pm)
Fridays - Roast Chicken with two sides (starts at 4 pm)

...this week only...
Fried Nantucket Fluke sandwich with farm grown tomatoes + lettuce, remoulade and crispy french fries for $15.99.
(click to learn more).
What's Fresh From the Fields and Greenhouses?
Arugula, Kale, Spinach, Greens Mix, Mesclun Mix, Swiss Chard
  Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Curly Parsley, Dill, Italian Parsley, Lemon Thyme, Lemon Verbena, Mint, Oregano, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Tarragon 
'Pick Your Own' Strawberries 8-6 every day

Beets - first crop being harvested today!
Cabbage - green + purple
Carrots - first crop being harvested today!
Cauliflower - white, cheddar (orange) + graffiti (purple)
Cucumbers - green + white
Cue Ball, 8-ball and Summer Ball Squash
Head Lettuce - 10 varieties
Hot House Tomatoes
Radishes - red, amethyst + ping pong (white)
Snow Peas
Sugar Snap Peas
Summer Squash
Zucchini - Green + Golden

Harvesting Nantucket
Our latest cookbook full of delicious, farm fresh recipes and gorgeous pictures... it could inspire dinner tonight. It's also great way to remember your visit to Nantucket and it makes a beautiful hostess gift. Available in the market or online.
From the Garden Center

We have grown and continue to bring in lots of 
beautiful plants for your home and garden.
There's still time to plant everything - annuals,
perennials, roses, veggies and herbs
Be sure to take a walk out to the garden center
(rated the best on Nantucket)
on your next visit. 

Mighty Mato’s  50% off .
These are grafted tomatoes that can easily give you double the number of tomatoes you get from traditionally grown plants.

4” Vegetable Plants  50% off

4” Geraniums  50% off
Iris  40% Off

Upcoming Farm Tours
Friday, July 10 - 1pm
Monday, July 13 - 9am
(space is limited + advance registration is required)

Farm to Table Dinner
July 15 @ 6pm - tickets still available!
$85 per person / BYOB
Chef's Neil Menu:

Grilled Corn Slaw
farm scallions, farm radishes, grilled corn, farm nappa cabbage, farm carrots

Beet and Strawberry Salad
hints of farm grown arugula, julienne raw beets, farm grown strawberries, slivered red onions, toasted pine nuts, raspberry vinaigrette

Warm Summer Orzo
organic thyme, fresh peas, asparagus, mushrooms, chives, scallion, smoked idiazabal cheese

Organic Herbed Chicken
grilled statler breast, organic herbs, pan juices, lemon and organic olive oil

Roasted Farm Cauliflower
organic herbs, butter, fried garlic

French Cake & Farm Strawberries
local honey, sweet cream, strawberry gastric, citrus

Rave Reviews!
Did you know our Lobster Roll won first place in the
Thank you readers!  It's available every day! I always ask for farm grown tomatoes with mine.

Upcoming Events-So Much Going On!

24th Annual The Nantucket Art & Artisans Show to benefit Small Friends
July 29-August 3 Nantucket Historical Association Antiques and Design Show of Nantucket 
August 4 -  Paws for the Cause - Dressed to the K-nines a fundraiser for Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals