Crops and varieties
We offer the following varieties for sale in 2017:
Raised in 2" soil blocks. Cost is $2.50 each.
Basil - Genovese*. Vigorous and easy to grow.
Chives - Fine Leaf. Delicate leafed chive great for salads.
Cilantro - Santo.
Dill - Fernleaf. Short, dwarf plant with abundant leaves.
Parsley - Giant of Italy. Large, flat leaves on vigorous plants.
Raised in 4" soil blocks. Cost is $4.00 each.
Cucumber - Corinto*. Long, dark green slicing cucumber.
Eggplant - Calliope*. Oval eggplant, 2-4” long, variegated purple and white skin.
Eggplant - Galine. Large glossy black Italian type eggplant.
Pepper - Red Knight. Large bell pepper, turns from green to red as it ripens.
Pepper - Bianca*. Medium size bell peppers which begin white and turn pink-orange as they ripen. Excellent mild flavor when picked white.
Pepper - Carmen*. High yielding, long Italian type pepper. Sweet and flavorful when red.
Pepper - Conchos. Very hot Jalapeno pepper.
Pepper - Highlander. Mildly hot Anaheim pepper, 7-8” long.
Pumpkin - Baby Bear. Small pumpkin, approximately 2 lbs each. Multi-purpose: Jack-o-lanterns, pie filling, roasted seeds.
Pumpkin - Racer. Large pumpkins, about 15 lbs each. Good for Halloween decorations, not so good for eating.
Squash, Summer - Sunburst. Yellow patty pan (scallop) type summer squash.
Squash, Summer - Tigress*. Zucchini. Reliable, high yielding, resistant to many diseases.
Squash, Winter - Jester. Cylindrical shape; skin is ivory to cream colored with dark green stripes; flesh is yellow and very sweet after being stored for several weeks.
Squash, Winter - Tiptop*. Vigorous, reliable Acorn squash with good flavor.
Tomato - Brandywine. Large pinkish red heirloom. Legendary for taste, but yields are low and fruits crack easily.
Tomato - Estiva*. Basic, medium sized, red tomato. Very high yields of unblemished fruit. Flavor pleasant but inferior to other varieties listed here.
Tomato - Granadero. Red Roma-type paste tomato.
Tomato - Martha Washington*. Medium-large sized, pink-red, good flavor and high yields.
Tomato - Nepal. Medium-large red slicer with very good flavor and moderate yields over a long season.
Tomato - Pruden's Purple. Large pink-red heirloom with excellent flavor. Moderate yields.
Tomato - Striped German. Large, yellow-red striped heirloom. Superb texture and flavor. Low yields and many cracked fruits.
Tomato - Sun Gold. High yielding, fantastically sweet, orange-red cherry tomato.
Tomato - Yellow Mini*. Large yellow cherry tomato with excellent sweet, complex flavor.
*Denotes a variety which we expect to distribute to our CSA farm members in 2017