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
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...
For Week #11 – August 22 — of the 2019 FACSAP Summer Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday:
HARTLAND NATURAL FARM – Jamie Whitaker
GUERRA FARM – José Antonio Guerra Martinez
Sweet Green Peppers
ROCK RUN CREEK FARM – Francis Ngoh
Oyster mushrooms will be available for purchase by members at $8.00 per pound
CARDINAL APIARIES – Pete Burt
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.
For Week # 10 of the 2018 FACSAP Harvest, we anticipate the following this Thursday, July 26:
BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS – Lawrence & Becky Latané
Sun Gold Tomatoes
DOWNTOWN GREENS YOUTH FARM PROGRAM – Jennifer Gron
From the Youth Farm Harvest Treasure Chest selections this week, each Share may choose from:
assortment of peppers (hot and sweet)
The recent rains were very much needed, though I would have preferred to receive them in smaller doses. Our summer crops are starting to come into heavy production so expect to see peppers and ground cherries included in the selection for the next few weeks (and possibly some okra). We have dug up potatoes and pulled out our spring beans and greens plantings and are prepping the beds to receive a second planting to include more beans and greens, as well as Brussels sprouts and winter squash starts. We will be offering a half day summer camp experi...