Planting List


Planned Varieties for 2017 ~ What We’re Planting Just for You!

spinach roWe strive to offer some traditional favorites (such as tomatoes, green beans and cucumbers) plus items that you may not have tried before (such a salad turnips, Asian greens and garlic scapes).  We plant multiple types of heirloom tomatoes (Cherokee purple and brandywine, for example) and kale (lacinato, green curly, and red winter).  Our lettuce comes in a rainbow of varieties and makes a beautiful salad. Below is a list of what we plan to include in your shares this year,  roughly by season. Depending on the weather, spring items might flow into summer, or summer items ripen early, and so on.

Spring

May, June, early July: Lots of greens! Arugula, beet greens, beets, bok choi, broccoli, green cabbage, red cabbage, Napa (Chinese) cabbage, Swiss chard, cilantro, garlic scapes (buds), mixed baby greens, green curly kale, lacinato kale, Red Russian kale,  head lettuce, baby lettuce mix, mint, snap peas, radishes, scallions, spinach,  strawberries, Tokyo bekana, sweet white turnips.

 

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July, August, Early September: Lots of summer favorites! Basil, green beans, purple beans, beets, carrots, Swiss chard, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, cantaloupes, honeydew melons, watermelon, okra, 3 colors of onions, oregano, parsley, hot and sweet ripe peppers, three kinds of potatoes, sweet potatoes, scallions, patty pan squash, spaghetti squash, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes.

 

Fall

September, October, November: More luscious greens and the final summer crops. Arugula, amara/Ethiopian kale, beet greens, beets, bok choi, broccoli, green cabbage, red cabbage, Napa cabbage, carrots, Swiss chard, cilantro, eggplant – Asian & standard, garlic, ginger, mixed baby greens, 3 kinds of kale,  kohlrabi, leeks, head lettuce, baby lettuce mix, mint, onions, oregano, parsley, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins regular radishes, Daikon radishes, rutabaga, scallions, spinach,  spaghetti squash, butternut squash, kabocha squash, delicata squash, acorn squash, sweet potatoes, Tatsoi, Tokyo bekana, sweet Hakurei turnips, traditional storage turnips. You may also see late peppers, melons and tomatoes in early fall.

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December: Winter shares usually feature many of the fall items, such as arugula, scallions, sweet potatoes, parsnips, winter squashes, garlic, sweet and storage turnips, beets, often carrots, two kinds of radishes, kales, spinach, head and leaf lettuce, cabbage and Asian greens, along with some home-canned produce.  (Note: the canned goods are all organic ingredients, but not separately certified to be labeled organic.)

The vast majority of our seeds are certified organic, grown in organic-approved soil mix, and our entire CSA is now certified organic.

 

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