The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
July 19, 2017
Open Every Day 8 am-7 pm
Ice Cream Stand open 11-7 Every Day
Produce Trucks on Main St and in 'Sconset 9-1 Monday - Saturday

 
 
 

 
 
 
What's Being Harvested? 
Red Tomatoes from the Greenhouse
Assorted Cherry and Plum Tomatoes coming soon
Hydroponics
Head Lettuce: Tender Sweet,  Oak Leaf and 
Bibb

Organics 
Greens Mix, Baby Kale, Micro Greens, Radicchio,
Swiss Chard, Large Leaf Kale, Radishes

Organic Herbs
Cilantro, Curly Parsley, Italian Parsley, Chives, Lemon Verbena, Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Rosemary, Kentucky Colonel Mint, Tarragon, Dried Organic Lavender Bunches
Dill by this weekend

From the Fields
Head Lettuce: 10 varieties
Green Zucchini
Gold Zucchini
Patty Pan
Crookneck (Summer) Squash 
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Green Cabbage
Savoy Cabbage
Red Cabbage
Sugar Snaps - Only through the weekend
Shelling Peas - Only through this weekend
Snow Peas - Only through this weekend
Green beans
Purple Beans
Wax Beans
Beets
Carrots
Scallions by July 21
Corn - soon
 
 
 
 
Guess the date that the first corn will be picked
(in the market only) and be entered in a drawing for a dozen ears of corn, and a fun 'corny' gift basket full of gadgets for eating, cutting or buttering corn.

Corn Trivia...The scientific name for corn is Zea mays. It is often called maize and is actually a grass.
 
 
If you can't make it out to the farm, you can shop at our produce trucks located at the corner of Main and Federal, and in 'Sconset  
from 9am - 1 pm Monday through Saturday.

Woo-hoo...Credit Cards are now accepted at the produce trucks! 
 
 
 
Have you tried Dom's Marinated Meats?
They will be at the market grilling and giving samples of their marinated meats.  Don't miss this deliciousness!
Saturday July 22 from 10-6
 
 
 
If you want flowers to be part of your summer,
then you should take a
Flower Cutting Tour
and cut your own bunch of flowers! 
Cost is $30 per person! 

Some tours have only a few spots left. 
There will be no refunds issued unless there is active
lightning and thunder the morning of the tour.
 
 
 
Artisans Showcase on Sundays
From 10-2
Come out and support our artisans
Tina Law - Handmade Coasters
Ilgas Arkan - Bright Jewelry and Accessories
Suzanne Jacoby - Jewelry
Debbie Bechtol - Jewelry
 
 
 
 
 

SOLAR STATS:

Between July 5 (when we switched it on) and today (July 19)

the array has produced 33,000 Kwh.

This is enough to power two average houses for an entire year.

 
 
Pictured here with our CEO John Bartlett,
representatives of Farm Credit (they're the ones who
helped make this project possible)
 stopped by to visit the installation yesterday. 
 
 
 
Have your visited the Ice Cream Stand yet?
 
 
Peach Sundae
After you enjoy your cone,
ask them to pack some ice cream to take home for later! 
Pints  $5.99
Quarts  $7.99
 
 
 
New Products On-Line
We've been expanding our online store, so we can help you out if you forget something when you leave the island. This Compass Rose Beach Blanket would make a great gift for you or a friend...
 
 
 
 
 
Did you know that the depth of color of a Rosé is not an indication of how sweet it is?
Click here to read what our wine and cheese manager Leah has to say about this!
 
 
 
 
 
From the Garden Center!
Do you still need to tuck some annuals into your garden? 
Perfect timing, because 4" annuals are now on sale at 25% off
 
 
 
 
Other Sales in the Garden Center
All Jumbo AND 4 Packs 50% Off
Hibiscus 4” 2 FOR $12.00
Iris 40% Off
Peat Moss 3.8 Cuft $14.99 reg. $19.99
Thunbergia Topiary & Annual with Trellis 50% Off
Divine Packs 50% Off 
4.5” Vegetable Plants 50% Off
Perennials 25% Off  Excludes: Evergreens, Roses, Shrubs, Hydrangea, and Ornamental Grasses
Hydrangea, and Ornamental Grasses Jumbo Packs 50% Off
Mandevilla 4” 2 For $10.00
 
 
 
 
 
Del Duca Prosciutto is made in the New England using the ancient European tradition of dry-curing, making for a truly mouth-watering experience.
After applying sea salt, Del Duca Prosciuttos are aged for a minimum of nine months. 
Find this delicious prosciutto in the coolers to the right of the registers - 2 for $10
 
 
 
 
 
I couldn't get Farmer Dave to stand still long enough for a photo!  

Dave and his amazing crew are busy planting, weeding, harvesting and watering (and hoping for some rain!)
 
 
 
 
 
There's a new Sustainable Nantucket Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 pm
At the Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm!
168 Hummock Pond Road
Our produce truck will be there and we will be joined by Lazy Man Gardens, ACK Sweetwater Farm, Washashore Farm and Fields of Ambrosia. For more information see the Sustainable Nantucket website! 
 
 
 
 
 
Rain Happens...
And when it does, you can find all kinds of fun activities for kids and adults alike! Come in to the market and turn right to find the gift section! (Right across from Nantucket Fresh Catch)
 
 
 
 
 
Dinner Specials Every Night! 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
 
 
 
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