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News from Bartlett's Farm 

October 23. 2013
more pumpkins
Open Every Day 10-6
Chowder Contest This Saturday! 
Vote for 'The Best Chowder on Nantucket'

Head to the garden center to taste and judge chowder from professional chefs...proceeds go to the NHS Culinary Arts Program. Cost for tasting is $5.00. 

Contestants include

David Glidden - Glidden's Seafood

Susan Warner - Nantucket Catering

Steven Haverson - Breeze at The Nantucket Hotel

Bruce Sacino - Westmoor Club

Blake - Sea Dog

Even Marley - Pi Pizzeria

Steve D'Agostino - Miacomet Golf Club

Brian - Met on Main

 

Tasting is Saturday, October 26th 

in the Garden Center Greenhouse from 11-1
(or until the chowder runs out!)

Thanksgiving Ordering On-Line is Live!
Are you having a houseful of family and friends this Thanksgiving?
Let us prepare all the fixings for you!
You cook the turkey, and we will prepare the rest!



You are also welcome to come out the the farm and
place your order right at the deli counter.
Promote Your Nantucket Business!

Introduce your Nantucket Business to hundreds of women in one evening. 
Our 6th annual Ladies' Night is November 14th. 
Each year we host this fun evening to raise funds for a worthy, local not-for-profit.  
Last year you helped us raise $4000 for A Safe Place!  
 
Help us make it a success again! 
 If you want to be a vendor, contact Amy Z or fill out an application on the website.  
Garden Center End of Season Sale

Perennials, shrubs, roses are 75% off!

Guess When the Wind Turbine 
Hits 1 Megawatt!

Since our wind turbine (fondly called WES) was comissioned,
 it has created a lot of energy.  How much?  
Here are several different ways to quantify just how much.
WES has produced the equivalent of:
 
396 million AA Batteries powered
or 
87,000 gallons of gas offset
or
 more than 183 million smart phone charges
or
225,000 electric washer and dryer loads
or 
504 tons of CO2 emissions avoided
or
more than 198 million light bulbs lit for one hour
 
So we are having a contest!  WES's energy production is 
about to reach 1 Megawatt. 
 
The person who guesses closest to the right day and time will win a $50 gift certificate.  Just come into the market, write down your guess and put it in the box.  We will call you if you are the winner. 
You can see how much energy is being produced at any time by going to this link. 
Windmill composite
Plenty of Pumpkins...
 
...and Halloween Decorations!
Join our Late Fall CSA
11/7 - 12/19 
$35/week 
7 weeks 
Sign up for all 7 weeks and receive a $15 gift card
Book Your Holiday Party in the Hayloft

 

Private room available for your office or personal Holiday party

Cocktail parties for up to 100 guests

Sit down dinners for up to 60 guests

Individually plated, family style or buffet diners - with menu choices for every budget

Farm to table food created by executive chef Neil Patrick Hudson and the Bartlett's Farm Kitchen Team

 

 

Click here to book an event.

Or contact Amy Zielinski - Events Manager

 

Farm To Table Dinner Series
$55.00 per person Tax and Tip Included
BYOB or purchase wine from the market when you arrive.

Menus are by Chef Neil Hudson and are prepared by the farm kitchen team.

Get tickets for November 1st dinner here.

December's Dinner is Sold Out

What's Going On?
  Dharma Yoga continues in the hayloft 7 days a week. Remember to check the on-line schedule for class cancellations and substitutions.  
  
11/9 -  Local energy activist Anne Kuszpa will speak on the reality of climate change and its impact on extreme weather around the globe.   Personally trained by Former Vice President Al Gore as part of his "Climate Reality Project", Anne is a former commodity trader who became active in advocating for responsible energy choices upon moving to the island in 2007.  A 'think-tank' discussion will follow.
 
11/14 - Ladies' Night to benefit A Safe Place

 

If you'd like to be a vendor, email Amy Z   

 

  Traditional Wreath

 

  

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