October 23, 2019

For Week #20 – October 24, the final harvest delivery for the 2019 FACSAP Summer Shares, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLAZQUEZ GARDENS – Christien Conniff

CNG Pending

  • Assortment of Red Mexican Midget, Yellow Pear and Yellow Jelly Bean Tomatoes

Introducing our newest grower, a FACSAP member-turned-grower, Mrs. Christien Conniff, growing in Stafford County, with her harvest debut!

Preparing for the past couple of years, Christien this season has produced her first harvest in the newly-established 80’ x 80’ garden that is in the heart of the northern Fredericksburg area.  She offers several unique varieties of tomatoes and peppers, including specialty types of Yellow Cherry and tiny red Mexican Midget tomatoes. (see attached photo), which will be included in this week’s Summer Harvest finalé!

You are giving me the opportunity to be a farmer, which is a lifelong dream...And I look forward to growing in the future Spring and Summer shares... 

Looking forward to servi...

October 15, 2019

For Week #19 – October 17— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Bonita White Sweet Potatoes

  • Mustard Greens bunches

  • Salad Mix (already washed and bagged) 😁

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Romaine Lettuce

  • Gold Potatoes

  • Mild Jalapeño Peppers  (8 for large shares and 4 for small shares)

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Sweet Peppers  [12 for large shares & 6 for small shares)

  • Zucchini

DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron

DTG does not expect a harvest this week but we are trying to pull off a great harvest for next week!  

Colebrook Garden - Jennifer Gron

Jennifer Gron's Colebrook Garden is offering hand-made goat milk soaps.  The soaps are made in small batches using goat milk, organic coconut and olive oils, and essential oils for a light fragrance.  Proceeds from these soaps go directly to support th...

October 8, 2019

For Week #18 – October 10— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Assorted Greens (Romaine Lettuce + Kale or Collard Greens for Large Shares; Romaine Lettuce for Small Shares)

  • Gold Potatoes  

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Swiss Chard

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Zucchini

  • Jalapeño Peppers

DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron

  • DTG will try to have peppers (jalapeno, cayenne and banana).  This will be the last harvest from the plants. 

COLEBROOK GARDEN - Jennifer Gron

Jennifer Gron's Colebrook Garden is offering hand-made goat milk soaps.  The soaps are made in small batches using goat milk, organic coconut and olive oils, and essential oils for a light fragrance.  Proceeds from these soaps go directly to support the goat feed bill...

October 2, 2019

For Week #17 – October 3— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

  • Radishes (mix of daikons and cherry belles)

  • Yellow Squash/Green Zucchini assortment

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Assorted Greens

  • Redskin Potatoes (may substitute Chinese chestnuts if the harvest runs short )

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Zucchini

  • Jalapeño Peppers

COLEBROOK GARDEN – Jennifer Gron

Jennifer Gron's Colebrook Garden is offering hand-made goat milk soaps.  The soaps are made in small batches using goat milk, organic coconut and olive oils, and essential oils for a light fragrance.  Proceeds from these soaps go directly to support the goat feed bill for winter, when the pasture doesn't provide enough forage to sustain the small herd of 4 alpine goats.  The soaps are availabl...

September 24, 2019

For Week #16 – September 26— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

  • Okra 

GREEN THUMB GROWERS – Tom Miller

Green Thumb Growers won’t have another delivery until the winter squash grow and mature sometime in the end of September.

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Green Veggie Shares (bunches of lettuce, bok choi, lambs greens, curly mustard, tender green mustard, arugula, or radishes)

Good afternoon! On Sunday I went out early to the farm, watered, and planted some seeds. It has been so dry that I had to plant twice in our outdoor planting, to get a good stand of bok choi, turnips, and other greens, and beets.  We've just transplanted lots of kale, collards, and lettuce that will be ready in 2-4 weeks! 

-Jamie

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Butternut Squash

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Tomatoes

  • Zucchini

    ...

September 18, 2019

For Week #15 – September 19— of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané, Courtney Fishback

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Arugula bunches

  • Okra 

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Tomatoes, the medium pretty red ones

  • Salad Mix

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Butternut Squash

  • Sweet Peppers

  • Tomatoes

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

For direct purchase on Thursday...

 - Oyster mushrooms are available again this week at $8 per pound.

Do not have the volume to supply the CSA so am making them available for those interested.

Thank you,

Francis E Ngoh 

CARDIAL APIARIES - Pete Burt

Pete from Cardinal Apiaries is filling honey gift jars this week and will make them available to FACSAP members next week Thursday, 26 September.  These make a particularly nice gift or table presentation. Pints and half-pint jars are shown here; Pete also has quart jars with red lids, the familiar...

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