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...

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...

August 21, 2019

For Week #11 – August 22 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Grapes 

  • Green Beans

  • Assorted Herbs

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Winter squash

  • Sweet Green Peppers

  • Dried Beans

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

Oyster mushrooms will be available for purchase by members at $8.00 per pound 

CARDINAL APIARIES – Pete Burt

  • Honey!  

Members who have purchased full-season Summer Shares have the honey included with the shares. The honey is not included for the10-Week or 4-Week short-season shares, but they will have the option to purchase from the extra jars of honey Pete will deliver. Please stop by «Side Share» table to reserve your honey, or extra honey.

July 16, 2019

For Week #6 – July 18 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané

  • Bok Choy

  • A rainbow of Tomatoes: we will offer a variety of selections, from small Slicers, to Carolina Golds, a mixture of Indigo Cherry, Yellow Trumpets, to Cherry and Juliets. A very colorful and delightful mixture!        [quarts for full shares and pints for half shares]

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Potatoes

  • Garlic

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Tomatoes

  • Sweet Green Peppers

  • Choose from:  Swiss Chard or Eggplant  (large shares select 2 units, small shares select one unit)

  • Choose from: Jalepeño Hot Peppers, Sweet Basil or Fresh Cilantro  (large shares select 2 units, small shares select one unit)

TERRA STONE GREENS – Caroline Nicotera

  • The fourth delivery of Microgreens is next week.

June 25, 2019

For Week #4 – June 27 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:

BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence and Becky Latané

  • Green Cabbage

  • Elephant Garlic

  • Kale

HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker

  • Potatoes

GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez

  • Assorted Summer Squash: Zucchini, Yellow Sebring, White Magda and Green Dunji

  • Cucumbers

  • Green Beans

ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh

  • Oyster Mushrooms

TERRA STONE GREENS – Caroline Nicotera

  • The second delivery of Microgreens is this week.

Good Morning,

This week’s harvest will be a delicious sweet Microgreen Sugar Pea Sprout  + Black Oil Sunflower Sprout + Red Clover - perfect for a green smoothie or salad or sandwich- not so great for stir-fry - and the taste is so incredibly sweet and nutty flavored They are a delight to grow and require a little light, soil, water and love.  If you are interested, I’d be happy to hold a class for budding Microg...

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