Saturday As-Usual This Weekend 

Lots of sunflowers developing seed heads on the farm right now. Too mature for cut flowers but beautiful nonetheless.

Yes we are open regular hours tomorrow (Saturday 10 am – 12 noon). 

Similar line up to last weekend, so ‘later’ birds will still get salad greens and tomatoes and herbs: Sweet lettuce mix, teen arugula, teen spicy salad mix, romaine and other assorted lettuce heads, loads of tomatoes (all types), lots of cucumbers, bell peppers, five types of medium to hot peppers, baby ginger root, baby turmeric, sweet potatoes, radishes, onions, scallions, cooking greens, Italian basil, lemon basil, holy basil, cilantro, dill, recao, rosemary, thyme, mint, lemongrass, dandelion greens, different types of pumpkins, a few slices of watermelon, loads of papaya, a few bags of figs, and lots of zinnia flowers. We also have young lignum vitae trees in 3–5 gallon pots. 

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Ag Fair this weekend. Also check out Luca’s new works at the CMCArts group show in Frederiksted. Great exhibition opening last night!

Wednesday Peak Season Yums!

Farmer Luca in the ARTbarn Monday, coming in under deadline for the New Blood exhibition opening on Friday at CMCArts!

We are open today 3 – 5:30 PM down the South Shore. Come out and see us, we have so much to offer and we grew it all for you! 

Sweet salad mix, a little bit of arugula and spicy, lots of tomatoes all types, cucumbers, lots of pumpkins, a few bell peppers, all of our other mild-to-hot peppers, cooking greens, Italian basil, cilantro, garlic chives, dill, parsley, dandelion greens, baby ginger and baby turmeric, radishes, onions, scallions, romaine lettuce heads, lots of papaya, a few slices of watermelon, more figs than we’ve had in a while, and lots of cut flowers (mostly zinnias)!

So fresh, so healthy! Come out, come out and chat with your neighbors! We love to see you.

xoxo

ARTfarm

Saturday ARTfarm Goodness 10am – 12 noon

Teja Swini, Ancho, Serrano, Pasilla Bajio and (not pictured) Trini Perfume peppers!

Crazy beautiful carrots!

It’s the height of the production curve for us, the time of year when we wish we could clone ourselves. Yet it’s really gratifying to hear how much our customers appreciate what we do and to distribute hundreds of pounds of food every week, grown sustainably. 

Sweet lettuce mix, baby arugula, teen spicy salad mix, romaine and other assorted lettuce heads, loads of tomatoes (all types), lots of cucumbers, bell peppers, five types of medium to hot peppers, baby ginger root, baby turmeric, Editsweet potatoes, radishes, onions, scallions, cooking greens, Italian basil, lemon basil, holy basil, cilantro, dill, recao, rosemary, thyme, mint, lemongrass, dandelion greens, different types of pumpkins, a few slices of watermelon, loads of papaya, a few bags of figs, lots of sunflowers and zinnia flowers and let’s not forget our wonderful carrots in all their dramatic shapes. We also have young lignum vitae trees in 3–5 gallon pots. 

Special guest treats for Saturday morning: local honey from Errol, fresh goat cheese from Fiddlewood Farm, AND our neighbor Jimmy will be here in the ‘fisherman’s spot’, offering some of his fresh pasture-raised south shore ground lamb and leg of lamb.

Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

ARTfarm Wednesday Harvest List!

Jen Valiulis, farmer/wildlife biologist/educator!!

Say this three times fast: Sweet salad mix, teen arugula, teen spicy salad mix, loads of slicer tomatoes all types, cherry tomatoes, lots of cucumbers, lots of pumpkin, lettuce heads, romaine heads, bell peppers, seasoning peppers, chili peppers, serranos, cooking greens, radishes, carrots, onions, scallions, Italian basil, parsley, cilantro, dill, garlic chives, baby ginger, baby turmeric, lots of papaya, a few slices of watermelon, zinnia flowers and sunflowers.

We’re here 3-5:30pm, looking forward to seeing you all! Just don’t ask us to memorize this crazy long list!!!

Farmer Jenni V (pictured, currently the Education Coordinator for the St. Croix Environmental Association) is hosting a beach cleanup at Southgate Coastal Reserve (just east of Cheeseburgers and west of Chenay Bay) this Sunday morning, February 12th 2017 from 8 AM to 12 noon. We’ll have a dumpster to fill and need volunteers to come out and help! Please plan to join us and bring water, snacks, sun protection, sturdy shoes and work gloves! We LOVE you St. Croix!!!

That’S alad of Lettuce

Sometimes when the salad greens cooler is empty I feel like this…

On Wednesday unfortunately we ran out of salad mix before the end of the farmstand. Some logistics have changed for us since then and now we have a lot more salad mix on offer for Saturday. Our apologies to anyone who came by Wednesday afternoon and ended up leaving without the sweet salad mix they were seeking. We shouldn’t run out by any measure for Saturday even if you arrive after 11am – on salad greens, cucumbers, tomatoes and papaya.

Sunflowers and pepper plants! And Luca’s shadow.

For Saturday morning we will have: loads of sweet salad mix, baby arugula, baby spicy salad mix, lettuce heads, romaine heads; loads of slicer tomatoes of all types, lots of cherry tomatoes; lots of cucumbers, assorted pumpkins whole or by the slice, green bell peppers; serrano chilies, Indian chilies, small poblano peppers, yellow seasoning peppers, baby ginger root, baby turmeric; Italian basil, lemon basil, holy basil, Thai basil, cilantro, dill, recao (culantro), rosemary, thyme, lemongrass; onions, scallions, carrots, two different types of radishes, cooking greens, dandelion greens; a few slices of watermelon, plenty of sweet papaya, and zinnias and sunflowers!

We’ll be open 10 AM – 12 noon, down the South Shore between Ha’Penny and the Boy Scout Camp. Look forward to seeing everyone!

Wednesday 3-5:30 Veggie Carnival

It’s a crazy parade of vegetables over here! Sweet salad mix, teen arugula, teen spicy salad mix, loads of tomatoes of all types, cherry tomatoes of different colors and shapes, beautiful cucumbers, lettuce heads, romaine heads, watermelons (get ’em now, the melon patch is nearing the end), carrots, onions, assorted heirloom pumpkins whole or by the slice, scallions, two types of radishes, Italian basil, lemon basil, garlic chives, cilantro, dill, lemongrass, recao, parsley, bell peppers, two types of chilies, seasoning peppers, baby ginger, baby turmeric, lots of papaya, cooking greens, dandelions, sweet potatoes, nice jicama, and lots of zinnias and sunflowers!

Saturday Deliciousness 10am-12 noon

It’s a long list at this time of year, so get a hot cup of tea for this email: Sweet salad mix, teen spicy salad mix, full-grown-making-its-own-decisions spicy salad mix, arugula, extremely nice cucumbers, amazing tomatoes of all types, sweet, sweet, precious cherry tomatoes, sweet sweet sweet potatoes, watermelon in yellow and red to dream about, cooking greens that are good and good for you, crunchy bell peppers, both Laurel and Hardy type carrots, two types of radishes one of which is surprisingly huge, romaine lettuce heads, dandelion greens, onions with green edible tops, scallions, chives, recao, Italian basil, lemon basil, dill, cilantro, parsley, thin skinned pungent baby ginger and turmeric, French and Greek and Thai pumpkin slices, hot Indian chilies, serrano chilies, a few bags of figs which will sell quickly with or without superlatives, loads of truly sugary tasting papaya, mood-boosting zinnia flowers and sunflowers of different sizes and colors. 

Heather & Matthew at Yellow Door Farm are bringing eggplant and turnips. 

See you in the mahnin.

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