good food news

We’re open here at the farm on Wednesday morning, 9-12 this week. Our next  “First Saturday”  On Farm Market  will be July 6th. Same time as Wednesdays: 9 am till Noon. We will not be at any other markets off the farm this year.

Here’s what’s on the table this week:

Tomatoes!: Big Red Slicers, ‘Juliets’ & ‘Brad’s Atomic Grape’, Carrots, Beets,  Microgreens, Pea Shoots, Watermelon Radishes, Rainbow Chard, Kale, Collards, Sweet Asian Turnips, Pak Choi, Tat Soi, Dill, Basil, Lime Basil (a favorite for making sun tea around here!), Holy Basil (aka Tulsi), Blueberries, Sweet Potatoes, Onions,  Limited Lettuce, Napa Cabbage, Kohlrabi and a few flowers.

Still some transplants left from the plant sales: mostly flowers and basil and oregano plus some pretty ornamental peppers!

Yogurt & Granola from Pecan Point Farm, Meat and Eggs from Turntime Farm, Lamb from Fall Line Farm in Auburn, Local Honey back from Mica Hill Farm! Turmeric Golden Paste, Farm-Made Chocolate with farm grown flavors like strawberry, ginger, and rosemary mint. Goddess Ghee, clarified butter made from grass-fed cow’s milk. New Product: Lauren’s Specialty Foods(From Columbus): Basil Pesto(Our Basil!), Sundried Tomato Pesto, Salad Dressing, Pimiento Cheese.

Sue’s B’s Granola Bars, Sourdough bread from Amazing Grace and Whole Wheat Sourdough from Wheat the People. Other baked goodies like scones, muffins, and sunflower seed cookies from Emerald Acres Farm.

Pictures

So many Locally produced options when shopping at the farm…

This is our second succession of squash and cucumbers. The insect netting will hopefully protect the squash from an early squash bug attack. We’ll remove the covers at the very last second when they begin flowering.

Ladybugs at two different developmental stages on aphid patrol in the Eggplant crop. We have so many aphids on about half our eggplant crop, but with lots of ladybugs and a spraying of mineral oil we are hopeful the outbreak is somewhat contained.

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