Farm Market Opening Day
That this date coincides with the Summer Solstice can only mean good things.
HOURS: TUESDAY – SUNDAY
9am – 6pm
Closed on Mondays
It has been a great spring for Sugar Snap peas and they will make their first debut for you on opening day.
We will also have our own first-of-the-season Red Raspberries, Kale, and Garlic Scapes.
Sweet Cherries will also make their first appearance – We picked them up at Fix Brothers Farm today. We all held our breath through those rain storms that came through on Monday. Sweet Cherries are so risky to grow – IF it rains too much just before they are ready to harvest, it causes the cherry to explode and crack. Thankfully, we did not get as much rain as predicted and it still looks like there will be a great Cherry crop (for the next 24 hours anyway – the weather is always changing!).
I always have loved cherries – they are how I ‘sealed the deal’ (35 years ago) of getting Doug to marry me. I took him into a cherry orchard JUST before harvest – the word beguiling comes to mind…
I promise that a thorough newsletter will be coming soon. This is a very special season for us.
We started here in 1987 and I was 5 months pregnant with our son Adam – he just turned 30. So many memories and we will be sharing them with you as we go through this season.
Doug and Talea