The Farm Dirt

News from Bartlett's Farm

May 11, 2011
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SPRING HOURS

Open Every Day 8-6

Saturday's Farm Talk

Frances Karttunen

Frances Karttunen

Be the first to hear about the latest book from Nantucket's own Frances Ruley Karttunen
Good Things From Nantucket's North Shore: A Culinary Memoir

and as a special treat, she'll also demonstrate how to make delicious Mexican tamales. Books will be available and Frances will stay to sign them.

Saturday May 14 10 AM

Take the Greenhouse Tour (Part 2)

Blooming Creations

Bring in your empty pots and let our Blooming Creations team of designers plant them with your favorite long-blooming annuals, unusual perennials, a themed herb garden-in-a-pot, or even some vegetables. Our Blooming Creations department will plant Perfect Pots...painlessly!
And that goes for window boxes, too!

window box

Happy Herbs and Vigorous Vegetables

All our vegetable and herbs starts for your garden are grown on the farm and are

certified organic by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

As of today, it's still too early to plant tomatoes, but there are plenty of edibles that are ready!

It's the perfect weekend to plant your kitchen garden!

Herbs and spices bring out the flavor of just about any meal you make.

Italian and flat leaf parsley

cilantro

basil

chives

tarragon

oregano

marjoram

spearmint

lavender

arugula

four sages

tons of thymes

broccoli

cabbage

summer squash

zucchini

red peppers

green peppers

(hot peppers coming soon)

(12 varieties of tomatoes coming soon)

Plenty of people ask about a plant they see here...it's called Curry Plant.

Curry used in cooking is made up of many spices that vary depending on what part of the world that particular curry comes from.

The Curry Plant is an aromatic, ornamental plant that smells like curry. It is not a culinary plant, however its silver branching foliage is beautiful, and it smells great.

Pain D'Avignon Breads
Pain D'Avignon breads, bagels and croissants are available now. Croissants are brought in on Fridays and Saturdays, while bagels and bread are available Wednesday through Saturday.

Get a bagel toasted (add cream cheese or salmon, too) at the lunch counter, or have a breakfast sandwich, freshly made with eggs and your choice of bacon, ham and cheeses!

Save The Dates

May 21: Farm Talk: Heather Poire of Proven Winners 10am

May 28: Farm Talk: Liliana Dugan, Nantucket Pasta Goddess 10am
June 21: Spring Celebration Vendor Day

June 28: 11AM: C.L. Fornari in the Garden Center

TBD: Book Release Party. Harvesting Nantucket: The Taste of Bartlett's Ocean View Farm


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