The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
March 11,  2015
Open 8am-6pm
May you live as long as you want,
And never want as long as you live.
Happy St. Patrick's Day from Bartlett's Farm
Bird Talk This Saturday!
Winter Birding with Vern Laux

Vern is perennial Farm Talk favorite!
 Join us as we welcome him back for a fascinating lecture with lots of great photos about all the amazing birds you can find on Nantucket during the winter.
Everyone is welcome. Free!
Coffee, tea and fresh-baked farm goodies will also be served!

When is the Garden Center Opening?
Well, that's a great question!
There are still some pretty large piles of snow that need to melt, but we are looking at March 23 for the official opening date.
In the meantime, there are flowering plants like Reiger Begonias, Daffodils and Tete-a-tetes in the market. There are also lots of beautiful foliage plants and of course, there are really great seeds! 
It's too early to plant your peas,
but it is the perfect time to plan your garden!
Do you Prefer Lamb or Ham for Easter?
Pre-order Leg of Lamb from Northstar Farm or Ham from Lucki-7 Livestock Farm  

Heritage breed hogs are raised for flavor and tenderness. 
Smoked Boneless Ham 12-15 lb at $11.59 / lb
Raw Boneless Ham 11-14 lb at $5.69 /lb    

Purebred Hampshire and Suffolk lambs are pasture-raised for flavor and tenderness. There are no hormones or antibiotics added. 
Boneless is approximately 5-6 lb at $17.49/lb
Bone In is approximately 8-9 lb at $16.99/lb
or ask for Mj when you come to the farm. 
April Daffodil Dinner
April 24  6pm

Celebrate spring and kick off your Daffodil weekend with a family style dinner in the cozy Hayloft.

The menu will be posted closer to the date.
$40 per person. Tax and gratuity is included. Dinner is BYOB
Make your reservations here.

The Original Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner
Including Irish Soda Bread and Bailey's Irish Cream Bread Pudding
Where: The Restaurant at Miacomet Golf Club
When: Tuesday March 17, 2015
Why: To benefit the NHS Interact Club. 
How Much: $15 per person

New Product: Teff Flour!
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Dinners to go
Mondays -  Curry with basmati rice $14.99 ea
Tuesdays - Prime Rib and two sides $16.99/lb
Thursdays - Lamb and two sides for $14.99/lb
Fridays - a different delicious dinner every week

All start at 4:00 and last until they are gone!
In order to make room for this year's fun new styles, some of our branded clothing is on sale at 50% off! 
Wind Chimes are also reduced to 50% off.
Upcoming Events

3/28 @ 10am - Falconry Talk + Demo with Tom Mulholland

4/24 Daffodil Dinner in conjunction with the 41st Annual Daffodil Show

The dates have been set for all of our
Summer and Autumn Farm to Table dinners.