Did anyone hear that wooshing sound about a week ago? It was the soft beating of the wings of the snowbirds taking off en masse and leaving St. Croix with its roadways practically deserted except for the triathletes.
It is that time of the year, as the sun burns brighter, the days grow longer and the nights hotter, when the farmstand lines at the ARTfarm are shortened, and we have lots and lots of delicious produce on Mondays.
Open today, 3–6 p.m.: Fresh pineapples! Super sweet papayas! Sweet corn! Passion fruit!
Sweet salad mix, spicy salad mix, baby spicy salad mix, baby arugula, microgreens, collards, mustard greens, large bunched arugula, radicchio, broccoli leaves, carrots, onions, fresh ginger root, cilantro, Italian basil, Thai basil, lemon basil, holy basil, dill, garlic chives, recao, epazote, mint, thyme, sage, rosemary, lemongrass, fennel, figs, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, slicer tomatoes, pineapples, passionfruit, papayas, sweet corn. We also have vegan coconut-based ice cream from I-Sha, raw local honey from the Jolly Hill Apiary, and fresh local eggs, from Marti Gotts. …did we mention, sweet, sweet, adorable fresh pineapples?