The Farm Dirt
News from Bartlett's Farm 
July 5, 2017
Open Every Day 8 am-7 pm
Ice Cream Stand open 11-7 Every Day

 
 
 
Solar Powered Bartlett's Farm! We're on!
Click here to see what we are talking about!
(photo by Rachel Fabiszak)
 
 
What does Summer Mean To You?
If it means
days at the beach
picnics
family
sun screen
ice cream
lobster dinners
sunshine
wine
prepared food
decorations
games
cold drinks
beautiful flowers
laughter
delicious veggies
and
entertaining
then we have what you need!
 
 
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! 

Space is limited!
Tours are limited to 12 people each.
There will be no refunds issued unless there is active lightening and thunder the morning of the tour.

These tours will sell out quickly, so if you get shut out, please email or call 508-228-9403 ext 135 as we may be able to schedule more tours based on interest and on the quantity of flowers in the field. 
 
 
 
Part of enjoying summertime and outdoor living is successfully deterring insects.

If you are feeling bugged by bugs, try some of this Natural, Deet-Free Bug Repellent. We tested this on the beach on the night of the fireworks and none of us got any insect bites. Find it in the market! 
 
 
 
 
 
Do you need a hostess gift for those awesome friends you stayed with over the holiday?
We have the perfect answer!  
These gift baskets and bags are always welcome gifts!
 
 
Snack Attack Basket
Our Best Seller: Farm made granola and quick bread, cookies, chips, chocolate and more. This baskets has enough snacks for a whole house full.
Order on-line here. 
bACK to Bartlett’s
Homesick for the farm?
This bag of Bartlett’s goodies can be shipped to
you or your friends off-island.  
With farm-made granola, Bartlett’s Blend coffee, local honey,
Bartlett’s Beach Plum Jelly, a Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm Cookbook,
and a Who’s Your Farmer Camper Mug all packed into our island logo jute tote bag, this basket will give you a
taste of the farm even when you are far away.  
$80 plus shipping

Wine Baskets are also available for on-island delivery–
Contact Kate for more information. 508-228-9403 x 135 or email 
 
 
 
Have your visited the Ice Cream Stand yet?
After you enjoy your cone, ask them to pack some ice cream to take home, too! 
Pints are $5.99 and Quarts are $7.99
 
 
Did you know that cones start at just $4.95?
 
 
 
What's Fresh? 
Red Tomatoes from the Greenhouse
Hydroponics
Head Lettuce: Tender Sweet and Oak Leaf and Bibb
Bok Choy, Basil

Organics 
Mesclun Mix, Greens Mix, Baby Kale, Micro Greens

Organic Herbs: 
Basil, Cilantro, Curly Parsley, Italian Parsley, Chives, Lemon Verbena, Thyme, Lemon Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Rosemary, Kentucky Colonel Mint, Tarragon, Dried Organic Lavender Bunches
From the Fields
Head Lettuce: 10 varieties
Green Zucchini
Gold Zucchini
Patty Pan
Crookneck (Summer) Squash 
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Savoy Cabbage
Sugar Snaps
Shelling Peas
Snow Peas
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! 
 
 
 
 
 
From the Garden Center!
There are still plenty of annuals, perennials and organic herbs and veggies to plant in your gardens!  Also in the garden center you can find fully planted mixed pots that will go right on your deck with no additional work from you!  All you need to do is water them. 

In other gardening news - the roses are spectacular this year! But what do you do when they are done blooming? 
This video will show you what you need to know when it's time to deadhead your roses! 
 
 
These Myrtle Topiaries are just wonderful!
They come in 4 sizes and forms, and the price starts at just $19.99!
There's still time to plant cut flowers!  Wouldn't these zinnias look great in a vase in your house? 
 
 
 
Who's YOUR Farmer?
This week's Who's Your Farmer piece is a video creation by Hendra Simanulang, a field intern from Indonesia.
 
 
 
 
 
There's a new Sustainable Nantucket Farmers Market on Wednesdays
At the Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm!
168 Hummock Pond Road
3:30-6:30 p.m.
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! 
 
 
 
 
 
Starting July 16
Artisan Showcase!
Several local artisans (like Salt and Soul Jewelry) will be featured with pop-up shops in our new garden center space!  Watch here and on our Facebook page for the full schedule!  
Photo from Salt and Soul Jewelry/Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
Dinner Specials Every Night! 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
Yoga in the Hayloft Every Day

​​​​​​​7/7-7/9 Nantucket Yoga Festival

A Fundraiser for Nantucket New School and Strong Wings -
In the Shade Garden


7/18-7/20: Nantucket Garden Festival 

 
 
 
 
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