Looking Back on 175 Years of
Family Farming on Nantucket
Farm grown intern Sara Fernandez Alonso, gives a huge thumbs up in the back field on a sunny, beautiful day back in 2012. 
Happy Halloween!
Wishing you a fun and safe evening from all of us at Bartlett's! Halloween is on sale! Stock up for next year!
Ladies Night is One Week Away!

Includes early entry to vendors, signature cocktails, chance to win a fabulous door prize, a gift bag, passed hors d’oeuvres & access to our silent auction with options to “buy it now” first!
$50 donation ticket
Space limited, buy your tickets now!

$20 suggested donation includes two drink tickets, passed apps, photo booth, live music, festive atmosphere & access to purchase beautiful gifts from over 40 local artists, artisans & service providers
What's Cooking
Which 'Wich?
With our new sandwich order form,
the possibilities are endless!
Custom egg sandy; egg, smoked gouda, tomato, greens, red onion and hashbrown on multi
Fire braised ham, american cheese, mayo & mustard on toasted italian bread
Turkey, pepperoncinis, pickles, red onions, cheddar, lettuce, mayo & mustard on multi
'Tom Nevers' Turkey Club; roasted turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheddar & mayo on toasted white bread
New Seasonal Items
from our Kitchen
Like our new 
Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce & Butternut Squash Parmesan

For something more decadent, thin with a bit of cream, add some grated gruyere or sharp cheddar cheese and BOOM you have Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese! You (and the kids!) would never tell there were tomatoes in there...

Try our new Sweet Potato Hummus, a riff on the original complete with tahini, chickpeas and lemon, made super creamy with a subtle hint of earthy sweetness from the sweet potatoes
Your Thanksgiving Headquarters
Thanksgiving is a meal best planned out before the holidays (and your in-laws) sneak up on you. Bartlett's is your one stop shop to find all of the ingredients, cheeses, and veggies you want to cook and the finest Thanksgiving catering options for all the things you don't. 
Our shelves are stocked with everything you need to bake, whisk, saute, brine & stuff!
Our farm grown potatoes are essential for any Holiday feast
Cran Mac Tarts are available to order on our Thanksgiving Catering Menu
Nothing says Thanksgiving on Nantucket like fresh Cranberry Sauce! 
Complete your spread with a delicious cheese platter. Pick from our wide selection of regional and international cheeses or let our kitchen build one for you!
New this year under the Thanksgiving sides menu; Macaroni & Cheese! Available in portions for four, eight or twelve people
Need a Turkey?
Koch's Farm in Pennsylvania is a true pioneer when it comes to raising a better bird.  

Koch's turkeys have twice the amount of space in the turkey barns as is required by normal commercial growing practices. The high standards for raising turkeys this way guarantees Koch's Turkey Farm is one of the few family owned turkey farms that is committed to producing the healthiest, most humane and best tasting turkey available.

We are thrilled to support a farm family whose care for their animals is the absolute top priority. We hope that you will give these turkeys a try!

Wine A Bit, You'll Feel Better
The cooler weather has got us all wrapped up in cozy socks, big chunky sweaters and sipping warm, savory red wines that go with everything. From pasta night to dinner date-night at home or just sipping and chilling with your favorite Netflix series...read on for your next red crush!
Mencía (“Men-thee-ah”) is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces high quality wines with lovely flowery aromas; strawberry, raspberry, black licorice, pomegranate and cherry sauce. Mencía is a great food wine to sip before, during and after dinner. Fans of Pinot Noir would do well to discover these wines.  Our Benaza Mencia is a plush, juicy wine that's chock full of floral and red berry notes, a hint of cocoa and chocolate. The taste is soft and velvety with easy tannins and structure. 
When it comes to fall-friendly wines, this is arguably one of the friendliest. Plush and soft with dried strawberry and herbs. 

Domaine Piaugier is run by the talented husband and wife team Jean-Marc & Sophie Autrand, who farm their 30 hectares of vines organically and  produce wines of wonderful quality and value. 
An appellation in the Cotes du Rhone consisting of 130 acres where Grenache must dominate the blend, 'Sablet' wines are known for their bright, warm fruit and brambly, floral aromas. Pretty perfect for fall food pairings.
Pinot Noir is one of those grapes that can be quite a chameleon from country to country. Darker, more extracted flavors are present in wines from the Americas, whereas Pinot Nero or Blauburgunder as it is know in Italian and German respectively, has a brightness and lifted-ness that is simply irresistible. This one from 300 grower strong Co-op Colterenzio has a fresh, fruity nose reminiscent of red currants and black cherry. Medium-bodied and cool-toned with soft tannins, ripe berry flavors & well integrated acidity. An elegant wine that is a perfect partner to light starters, sausages, roast chicken, Peking duck, bluefish or Seared Tuna. 
Gamay has been living under Pinot Noir's shadow for some time now, assumed to be cheap juice that is practically given away around Thanksgiving every year in the form of Beaujolais Nouveau. Thankfully, more and more quality Beaujolais are coming into the market. This Beaujolais-Villages from Lucien Lardy is produced using sustainable farming practices in the vineyard and natural wine principles in the cellar, which is to say minimal intervention in terms of correcting the wines with additives and chemicals. Bright and full with lots of food friendly characteristics, Beaujolais is just right when you need a  food friendly wine for all occasions.
Fresh from the Fields
I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas?
That's right!   Look for hydro Mesclun and Bok Choy until Christmas, as well as organic Baby Kale and Greens Mix. Farmer Andrew seeded more kale than greens mix in the high tunnels, but thinks that the greens should make it at least until Thanksgiving. The farm will also have organic Swiss Chard, Curly Kale, and Toscano Kale until Christmas!

While we are the subject of holidays, large gatherings and kale, this heirloom recipe for Kale Soup from Maryjane's mom Madelyne Perry, is a cure-all for feeding your crowd a delicious, hearty meal from the heart
Garden Center Goodies!
Even though it's technically fall, it's time to start thinking spring! Planting daffodil bulbs in the ground NOW will bring you beautiful blooms in the spring!  We have lots of varieties and mixes and plenty of specimens that you could enter in the Nantucket Garden Club Daffodil Show in the spring!  
Not sure how to go about planting bulbs?
You have got to see the BEAUTIFUL Orchids in the Market! Each one is gorgeously unique and priced to move. Most are priced under $20! Cheap enough to buy one and give one!
New in the Garden Center- Hanging Terrariums! 
Need a little bit of beauty in your life? Try your hand at building your own hanging Terrarium

We have all the supplies to make a stunning glass terrarium that can hang in a window or in a sunny bathroom. Not sure how to get started? No problem. The Garden Center gals are here everyday and available to help you build a beautiful hanging masterpiece. 
Calling all Wreath Makers
Early birds have all the fun! Wreath making fun that is!
Due to popular demand, we are expanding our workshops to include a family class and classes all day on Saturday of Stroll Weekend
Classes this year will be held in the Garden Center by
Hilary Armour and times will be as follows: 

You can reserve your spot by clicking
on the dates above!

Have questions? Call 508-228-9403 ext 150 or email Hilary
Don't wait, classes fill up fast! 
Get a Jump on Your Holiday Giving List...
12" & 16" Hand-Decorated Wreaths are now 
 available to purchase on our website
Order before October 31st 
and receive $15 dollars off your order!
(limit one per order)

Use promo code

**A note about shipping
Please note your preferred ship date in the Order notes/Gift Message area.
If no date is indicated, your wreath will be shipped on the Monday after you order it, with shipping beginning November 26th**
Order deadline is December 13,
(or before if we run out!)
Daylight Savings Time Ends this Weekend
Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend! 
Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday night!
We're Hiring!

Bartlett’s Farm is looking for a cashier who has a desire for advancement to a supervisory position. We need a friendly person who possesses a high level of responsibility and commitment to customer service. This is a great opportunity to become part of our core year-round staff with room for advancement and possibility of a full-time year-round position with benefits.

Fill out the Cashier or Cashier Supervisor on the Employment page at www.bartlettsfarm.com

10/8-11/14-Nantucket Fresh Catch Closed

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