We are seeing red (and yellow and sort of pinkish and green with stripes… And those little school bus yellow cherry tomatoes…)
Wednesday ARTfarmstand. Tomatoes tomatoes tomatoes tomatoes TOMATOES!! Loads of cherry tomatoes, loads of slicing tomatoes, loads of heirloom tomatoes! To go with them: ￼Beautiful Japanese cucumbers, yellow and red fleshed watermelon ￼varieties, zucchini, green beans, red noodle beans, sweet salad mix, teen arugula, teen spicy salad mix￼￼, sunflower shoots, carrots, radishes, scallions, Italian basil, holy basil, lemon basil, dill, cilantro, flat leaf parsley, garlic chives, mint, lemongrass, baby ginger, baby turmeric, baby mango turmeric, assorted seasoning peppers (tons of flavor no heat), all of our spicy peppers (In order from least to most heat: ancho/poblanos, serranos, big fat jalapeños, cayennes, Thai chilis), broccoli (the last harvest of this amazing crop from this season)￼, kale, dandelion greens, other cooking greens, zinnia flowers and goat cheese from Fiddlewood Farm. ￼
We will have two cashiers to move customers through quickly￼￼, and please know that we will have plenty of￼ tomatoes and sweet salad mix til 4:30, the end of the farmstand, along with assorted cooking greens, herbs, cukes and other treats. ￼So if you can’t come early don’t stress out – we will have food for you.
P.S. The St. Croix Orchid Society’s 49th Show opens this Friday, February 21st 2020, 3 to 5 p.m. in the Great Hall at The Botanical Garden of the VI. There’s an amazing lineup of workshops starting at 1:30 on Friday to introduce and familiarize participants with the orchids native to our islands. Workshops continue on Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 and 1:30 each day – introducing participants to growing orchids semi-hydroponically, successful cultivation of Paphiopedilums, Phaeleonopsis Dendrobiums and creating the right environment for all your orchids!
Admission is $5 for adults. Five vendors will be on hand selling beautiful plants and orchid growing supplies. There will also be raffles with chances to win plants and the beautiful original watercolor by Toni Lance that’s on this year’s poster. Saturday hours are 9 to 5. Sunday hours are 9 to 3. Come out and enjoy the Garden and the hundreds of blooms on display!