The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
October 11, 2017

Open Every Day 8 am-6pm
Nantucket Fresh Catch Hours 10-6 Wednesday through Sunday

 
 
 
 
Food Demonstration
Saturday October 14 at 11 and noon
Join Brandt Gould of Atlas Nantucket as he demonstrates a
fabulous and simple vegetarian 
Hubbard Squash Soup
 
 
 
 
 
And there's more on Saturday!
As part of Sustainable Nantucket's 2nd Annual NantucketGrown Food Festival, our Head Vegetable Grower, Andrew Spollett will give a tour of our fields. The tour will culminate in a tasting of a fall dish featuring our produce and local honey by Head Chef, Neil Hudson.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall on Nantucket; Fall in Love with Cranberries
~by Leah Mojer
As the summer sun dips in the sky, and kids go back to school, the ocean cools back down to chilly temps and the streets swirl with copper-tinged leaves, it's a harsh realization that the cold temps are not far away. There is always about a week or so of pouting before I truly remember how wonderfully beautiful the Fall season is out here on the island.
The crisp breeze, amazing cloud-filled sunsets, soup cravings, chunky sweaters. We welcome a whole new palate of colorful, hearty produce; squash, pumpkins, juicy apples, and of course Nantucket's crown-jewel, cranberries.
The tradition and history of Cranberry farming on-island dates back 200 years. It's no secret our Cranberries are famous. Usually though, cranberries are relegated to the monotonous post of cranberry sauce and relish, or second-fiddle in sugar-laden quick bread. Here, we bring them to the spotlight in some new and unique recipes.
Bring it on Fall, I've got my cranberries. I am ready.
 
 
 
Mums are now 50% off. Statuary is at 50% off
Remaining Shrubs are now 75% off
 
Stop in the garden center to see the spooky visitors...on display til 10/31! Free! Bring the kids after school or on the weekends!
 
Still plenty of pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, sizes and colors!
 
The greenhouse lilies are still going strong!
 
Thursday, 11/2  In the Garden Center
Proceeds from this year's event will go to supporting
Liz de Souza's family. 
We are looking forward to our best year yet!
New Vendors
Silent Auction
Suggested donation is $20 for the hours of 6-8
 
Time to start thinking about ordering your Murray's turkey and all the
farm-made side dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner.  Click here to order!
 
We are now taking orders for wreaths to ship anywhere in the country! Hand-decorated with pine cones, scallop shells, juniper berries, and a bow, these 12" or 16" wreaths are deeply appreciated by
everyone who receives one.
Don't forget one for yourself, too! 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:


10/21 Food Demo with Greg Margolis of the Nantucket Culinary Center
11 and noon in the market

10/28 Farm Talk with DemandLink Nantucket Community Outreach Manager Kim Horyn  11 am in the Hayloft

10/28 Decorate your own pumpkins in the garden center 11-1.
Purchase a pumpkin and take it to the garden center to decorate!
Leave the mess at home!

11/2 Ladies Night to benefit the family of Liz Morcone de Souza

11/18-11/19 Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum highly-anticipated yard sale in the garden center!

 
 
 
 
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