Sunday, June 24, 2012

March 23rd Greenhouse Updates

Views around the greenhouses on March 23rd.  Greenhouses #1 and #8 are being prepared for planting.  Greenhouse #4 has just been planted.  Chives and Lettuce are doing well in Greenhouses #5 and #6.  Newly seeded lettuce and cole crops and many tomato seedlings. 

Sunday, March 18, 2012

2012 Growing Season off to a Great Start!

With this great weather we planted beets, chard, carrots and peas this weekend. Greenhouse lettuce and herbs look great. Getting the greenhouses ready to plant tomatoe starts next weekend. Seeding more vegetable seedlings and bedding plants daily.

Upcoming Events:
Farmers Market @ Fletcher Allen (McClure Lobby)
March 30th
11am - 3pm

Farmers Market @ UVM Davis Bldg
April 11th & 25th
10am - 2pm

Monday, September 27, 2010

Harvesting Continues

Farm Employees and Volunteers harvesting Red and Yukon Gold potatoes:
Louie, Natalie, Stanley, Cody, AJ & Justin
Fall Harvest is in full swing. About half of the potatoes are harvested.
Also harvesting beets, carrots, winter squash, gourds, pumpkins and brussel sprouts.
Still picking watermelon and tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and strawberries.
Recently planted lettuce and cole crops for late fall and winter harvest.
We can be found at:

-Old No. End Farmers Market

Tues 3:00 - 6:30 until Oct. 26

-Winooski Farm Market

Thurs 3:30 - 6:30 until Oct. 14

-Shelburne Farm Market

Sat 9-1 until Oct. 9

* We are doing a special harvest sale at this Market on Oct. 9th

-South Burlington / Healthy Living

Sun 10:00 - 2:00 on Oct 3 & Oct 17

* Special Harvest sale at this market on Oct. 17th

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Aug 8th

Rain and hot humid weather has taken its toll on many crops. Vine crops all have powdery mildew, but are still producing. Tomatoes are in a lull with many green tomatoes still to ripen. We have seedlings for cole crops and lettuce to be set out in 2 weeks for early fall harvest.

Find us at:

Middlebury (20 Seymour St.)Wed & Sat8:30-1:30
Old North End Market*Tues3:00-6:30Take EBT & Debit
Winooski Market*Thurs3:30-6:30Take EBT & Debit
Hinesburg Market*Thurs3:30-7:30
Shelburne Market*Sat9:00-1:00
Burlington @
Healthy Living Mkt*
every other Sunday10:00-2:00Take EBT & Debit

* Accept Farm to Family Coupons

Now Harvesting: Squash, Cukes, Tomatoes, Peppers, Cabbage, Beets, Potatoes, Eggplant, Sweet Corn, Strawberries, Cantalope, Honeydew, and Watermelon

Here are some views from around the Farm and Greenhouses:

This is our grandson Holden in Greenhouse 3 on June 13th and again on Aug 8th. Lots of growth on the tomatoes!

Close up on some tomatoes in Greenhouse 3 (taken Aug 8th):

Cole Crop Seedlings in Greenhouse 2 (taken Aug 8th):

Cherry Tomatotes in Greenhouse 1 (taken Aug 8th):

Some of our Outdoor plantings (PattyPan Squash, Green Peppers, Yellow Peppers, Strawberries, Hot peppers):

Thursday, May 27, 2010

May 23 Update

  • There is still a good selection of flowers available as well as vegetable starts and herb plants. Stop by the Greenhouse on Sand Road in Ferrisburg.
  • Greenhouse tomatoes have been growing by leaps and bounds with all the sunshine. Should have tomatoes for eating in a month or so - will keep you updated.
  • Lettuce & greens are being harvested, along with radishes.
  • Peas are in blossom.
  • Cole crops in the field are looking good. Cukes, squash and melons are planted.
  • We are harvesting strawberries from Greenhouse #6 and the field strawberries have berries on them too.

Find our product at the following Farmers Markets:

Shelburne Sat. 9-1 May 29-Oct 9

Winooski Thurs. 3:30 - 6:30 May 20-Oct 14

Hinesburg Thurs. 3:30 - 7:00 June 3 - Sept 30

Healthy Living Sun 10-2 June 13 - Oct 17 (every other Sunday)

Colchester Sun 10:30 - 2:30 May 30 - Oct 10

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Open House Happenings - May 7th

A View around the Greenhouses and the Outdoor crops on Mothers Day Weekend:

Tomatoes in Greenhouse #8.

Beets in Greenhouse #4.

Wintered-over scallions in Greenhouse #5.

Lettuces in Greenhouse #5.
Cherry Tomatoes in Greenhouse #7.
Jesse picking Strawberries in Greenhouse #6!
Swiss Chard, Spinach & Lettuce in Greenhouse #4.

Louis in Greenhouse 3 stringing up the tomatoes.

Views of the Flowers in Greenhouse 2:

Grandson Holden sampling the refreshments during the Open House.

A few views of the Outdoor crops