The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
April 27,  2016
Open 8-6 Everyday!
Now open on Sundays
Daffodil Show!
The 42nd Community Annual Daffodil Show will be held this weekend here at the farm!
Open to the public Saturday, 2pm to 5pm and 
Sunday 10am to 4:30pm

The Daffodil Show is open free of charge though donations are accepted for the Island's Daffodil Planting Fund for community projects. There is a free shuttle bus from Washington St on Saturday only during show hours.
Come on out!
If you are interested in entering, here is all the information you need. 
Are you daffy for Daffodil Weekend?
We are! There are lots of daffodil themed decorations
for your picnic or your home.
PLUS, the faux daffodil stems are on sale - Buy One Get One Free!

From the Garden Center
Are you starting to think about planting containers?
Here is a video that may give you some inspiration!  Jamie Paul Durie, an Australian-born international horticulturalist and landscape designer has partnered with Proven Winners to create some really useful videos. Check out this one on choosing the right plants for the right place.  

Or, bring your planters and window boxes to the greenhouse where our Blooming Creations team will help you choose, and even plant, the right plants for YOUR containers.
Hydroponics, Organics and Microgreens
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, kale, basil, beet, spicy, mild, cilantro
Friday and Saturday (April 29th and 30th) Only!
20% off Dips and Spreads in the Middle Cooler 
Regular Prices starting at $4.99
Round out your daffodil picnic with these great spreads 
from Cindy's Kitchen, Cabot, Mt Vikos, Cibo Naturals, and more!
New Items On-Line
 Just in time for summer - new Bartlett's Farm T-shirts and Sweatshirts
Pick up in the market or Order here.
One of the organizations we work with to hire interns is CAEP - Communicating for Agriculture Exchange Program, and this month's newsletter includes a feature on Jova Prestos dos Santos, who you can find in the garden center this spring!
Spring Greens CSA
Begins May 19th!
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, virtual recipe-sharing and more!
If you sign up for all 6 weeks you will also receive a $15 gift card with your first pick-up.

Sign up here!
Harissa Chili Paste
Made with Paprika, Cayenne, Sea salt, Olive Oil, Acerola Berry, Cumin, Sumac, Garlic, Coriander and Spices, this is a condiment that will be welcome in any pantry! 
In Case You Missed It...
Our friends at posted this in March
This is the 10th year we have been open in the 'new' market.
Nantucket Fresh Catch is Back!
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!
Want a Unique Cultural Experience?
We have a few international interns who we would like to hire and we are trying to find housing for them!  We provide housing for a lot of employees but we are looking for more rooms!
If you are interested in renting a room to someone with a guaranteed job at the farm, please contact our
for more information.
Go Receipt Free
If you want to go receipt-free,  please email Whitney!
~Great News...A bunch of you have already signed up! Thank You!
Just think of all the paper we will save by not printing receipts!~
 Farm to Table Dinners
Don't miss out - make your reservations now!
Coming up...

Dharma Yoga Nantucket Classes every day in the Hayloft

May 7: Saving Nantucket's Black Oaks 10am in the Hayloft

with Hilary Newell 10am in the Hayloft

With Danica Connors 10am in the Hayloft

June 11: Architectural Preservation with Nantucket Preservation Trust

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