The Farm Dirt

Chef Talk with Sarah Leah Chase
Saturday, October 2 10AM in the Hayloft

It's Cranberry Time!
Sarah will share some of her favorite cranberry recipes...from Baked Cranberry Conserve to Cape Cod Chopped Salad. Be sure to arrive on time, as Sarah's talks are always well-attended!
10am in the Hayloft
No fee.
Coffee and tea available.

First Friday Dinners

Sit down to a relaxing and cozy dinner prepared by

Chef Neil Patrick Hudson.

This new series of dinners will be held in the Hayloft on the first Friday of every month, beginning November 5th.

To register or learn more about First Friday Dinners, click here.

What's Going on in the Garden Center?
We have a large selection of escheveria and other succulents that make great house plants! They will look great in your house, then they can go back out, either in their pots or into the ground for summer! These are the perfect house plants for travelers, as they can be left for weeks in an empty house with cool temperatures and without water.


There are also some great mini-evergreens that will make your window boxes look great all winter!

Pumpkins, gourds, Halloween decorations, hay bales, cornstalks, mums, ornamental cabbage and kale are all available in the garden center and shade garden.

Making Strides

Hello everyone,

It's that time of year again. For the third time, I am the captain of Clare's Corny Crew! This team has been one of the biggest fundraisers on island in the past couple of years and I am hoping to keep that going!

Please sign up to walk with me or donate to support our team!

This year's walk will be on Sunday, October 17th at 12:00pm and it should be more impressive than ever. This walk will start at the Nantucket High School, which is a higher profile location, and the set start time creates a large group of walkers for greater visual impact! Walking this year will mean more than ever before.

I know that the walk is coming up pretty soon but is not too late to join the team or donate. In this modern day and age, fundraising is easier than ever before. You can reach out to everyone in your inbox with one little email. Also, the fundraising tools on Facebook make it super easy to reach out to all of your friends. How much money could be raised if every one of your Facebook Friends donated a couple of bucks?

Thanks to money raised by Making Strides participants, more people will ...

...have the information and tools they need to stay well from breast cancer or find the disease early when it's easiest to treat.

...have a place to turn for help 24/7 if they are faced with breast cancer.

...benefit from the progress being made toward finding breast cancer's causes and cures.

...get access to lifesaving mammograms and treatment

Plus, a portion of the money raised by this particular walk goes to help people right here on Nantucket!

Please click this link to join me!

Thanks so much,

Kate O'Brien

(We have been collecting spare change in the market, and have gathered over $80.00 so far!)

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October 11
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Book Signing Tomorrow

Deb McManus will sign her

long-awaited, newly-released book Town Farms and Country Commons.

Come out and talk to Deb about the book, and get a copy hot off the presses!
From 4-6 pm in the market.
What's Being Harvested?
red, yellow cherry, and red cherry, Beets
Potatoes: red, white, yukon gold, fingerling
Field Greens:
nine lettuces, flowers
Basil, arugula, spinach, mesclun, microgreens, microcress, chives, mint, oregano, dill, cilantro,
italian parsley, curly parsley
rosemary, sage, tarragon,
thyme: lavender, lemon, english
lemon verbena.
Winter Squash: Butternut, Buttercup, Spaghetti, Acorn, Blue Hubbard, Carnival, Sweet Dumpling, Delicata, Turks Turban
Carrots and Scallions will be back soon!
Saturday October 16th and
Saturday October 30!
Free Hayrides! 12-2pm
Meet in front of the market!

Chowder Contest
Head Chef Neil Patrick Hudson will be representing Bartlett's Farm in the Nantucket Chowder Contest Saturday October 16th.
Come down to the Grand Union parking lot and cast your vote for the best chowder on the island.
Liliana Dougan presented her chef talk on gluten-free pasta. Here are the recipes for the sauces that were served with the pasta.
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