Last Farmstand for the Season! 10 AM – 12 noon

Luca harvesting dragonfruit from our treehouse!

Sweet salad mix, arugula, spicy salad mix, bunched arugula, sweet potatoes, Italian basil, lemon basil, Thai basil, garlic chives, lemongrass, recao, green serrano peppers, small sweet bell peppers, pumpkin, papaya, pineapple, dragon fruit many different types, mediterranean figs, and zinnia flowers, and pineapple slips. Sweet salad mix is an early bird item, the other greens and fruit in bountiful supply!

From our partners: we have beautiful avocados and butterball mangoes from Tita and from Alex at Tropical Exotics we will have Haitian kidneys, one of the new old favorite mangoes on St. Croix. 

This will be our last farmstand for this summer. Thank you so much for a wonderful season. We are hoping to open towards the end of October or early November. We will be here this month and next, working and preparing, and trying to rest up a little! 

Season-Soon-Stop-Saturday, 10am – 12 noon!

With the summer drawing to a close, we will be open this and next Saturday, and then take a few weeks off. Most of the gardens will be put into a hibernation mode to allow nature to rejuvenate herself. Next year’s growing season is right around the corner, and we look forward to seeing everyone again around Halloween time.

Here’s what’s freshly harvested for you for Saturday morning: Sweet salad mix, teen spicy salad mix, teen arugula, sweet potatoes, fresh Mediterranean figs, sweet papayas, pineapples, dragonfruit, small bell peppers, Italian basil, Thai basil, lemon basil and garlic chives. 

From our partner Tita we have beautiful avocadoes and amazing big stringless butterball mangoes! See you at the farmstand!

Tita and the Giant Mango

Sweet salad mix, teen arugula, arugula, teen spicy salad mix, spicy salad mix, bunched cooking greens, sweet potatoes, small bell peppers, Italian basil, Thai basil, garlic chives, papaya, pineapple, Mediterranean figs, zinnia flowers. 

From our partners: fresh goat cheese from Fiddlewood Farm, butterball mangoes and avocadoes from Tita and family, Nam doc Mai mangoes from Alex and fresh eggs from a neighboring farm!

Don’t miss the summer camp production of the musical play “James and the Giant Peach” this weekend only, based on the book by Roald Dahl, at the James C. Savage theater at the old Good Hope school campus. Show starts at 8 PM, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. It is a thrilling story including an orphan boy, magic, giant sharks, an 8 1/2 foot long earthworm who likes to dance salsa, a highly sarcastic centipede and other friends. Tickets available at the door. Our own Farmer Christina took 2 1/2 weeks off to work as the costume designer. “I always loved the book, and insects are an important part of farm life. And what could be better than a bunch of beautiful children getting up on stage to tell a story and make you laugh?” 

Come see this great family-friendly show and support the STARs Productions Summer Camp! Tickets are available at the door or online: $10 for children, $15 for adults.

Saturday ARTfarm Harvest: Salad Greens + Pineapple! 10am – 12 noon

Sweet salad mix, baby arugula, baby spicy salad mix, mature spicy salad mix, arugula, sweet potatoes, huge beautiful pumpkin, garlic chives, Italian basil, Thai basil, a few figs, loads of papaya, lots of pineapple, and beautiful zinnia flowers. 

From our partners: butterball mangoes and avocados from Tita; Nam doc Mai mangoes from Tropical Exotics and from Fiddlewood Farm we have fresh local goat cheese!

From a neighbors farm we will have fresh eggs, eggplants and dandelion greens. 

Lots of beneficial insects on the farm, sometimes you see them together: 

Garden spider eating honeybee on a dragonfruit bloom.

Sometimes in even larger gatherings: 

Integrated pest management, clockwise from top left: Lahdalord, Ladybug, Spider, Earthworm, James, Grasshopper, Centipede. See them onstage August 5, 6, and 7th at the Savage Theater 8pm! Not pictured: Giant peach.

Night Moves = Dragonfruit! Sat 10AM – 12 noon

Farmer Luca was up in the family treehouse last night, hand pollinating dragonfruit flowers. There were well over 30 blooms on this particular vine. These huge, beautiful night blooming flowers will transform into fruits and be ripe and ready in several weeks. 

Freshly harvested at ARTfarm for you for Saturday morning: Baby arugula, teen spicy salad mix, arugula, spicy salad mix, sweet salad mix, loads of beautiful red sweet potatoes, pumpkin, garlic chives, Thai basil, Italian basil, recao (aka culantro), rosemary, small bell peppers, a few hot chili peppers, sweet papaya, pineapple, hot pink ripe dragonfruit, and a few passionfruit and zinnia flowers.

And from our partners of agriculture we have fresh mild goat cheese from Dr. Bradford’s Fiddlewood Farms in the rainforest, and Viequen Butterball mangoes of epic size, flavor and creaminess from Super Tita! Our neighbor will have jalapeño and padrone peppers, a few eggplants, dandelion greens and fresh eggs. 

If you haven’t yet tasted a crazy looking magenta dragonfruit, freshly harvested and sweet, definitely come treat yourself to a few at the farmstand!

South Shore Saturday Greens: 10am – 12 noon

ARTfarm produce, fresh picked for you for Saturday morning: Sweet salad mix, tons of baby spicy salad mix, tons of baby arugula, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, Italian basil, garlic chives, Thai basil, holy basil, lemongrass, small bell peppers, seasoning peppers, hot Indian peppers, papayas, dragonfruit, a few pineapples, and zinnia flowers.

And from our partners: Viequen butterball mangoes from Tita, assorted mangoes TBD from Alex at Tropical Exotics, and freshly made goat cheese from Fiddlewood Farm. Fresh chicken eggs and spicy jalapeños, and beautiful carambola (star) fruit, from our neighbors! 

SuperSalad Summer Saturday 10am – 12 noon

Salad greens are back! Sweet salad mix, teen arugula, teen spicy salad mix, red skinned sweet potatoes, pumpkin, small sweet peppers, seasoning peppers, Indian chilies, loads of papaya, a few passionfruit, a few pineapples, Italian basil, Thai basil, garlic chives, lemongrass, bunched arugula, zinnia flowers, and pineapple slips. From a neighbor we will have fresh eggs, fennel, dandelion greens, and lemon basil!

From our partners we have Fiddlewood fresh goat cheese, Viequen Butterball mangoes, Nam doc Mai mangoes and Malika mangoes! Enjoy this fruity season and enjoy Mango Melee at the Botanical Garden this weekend.

Don’t forget, we are now closed on Wednesdays. Come and see us on Saturday mornings from 10 AM – 12 noon or send a friend if you can’t make it!

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