Saturday farmstand, 10am – 12 noon: A nice rain-fueled harvest of sweet salad mix, and plenty of ginger and turmeric. Winding down for the season, limited availability: watermelon, cherry tomatoes, pineapples, papayas, Italian basil, parsley, a few seasoning and serrano peppers, lemongrass, garlic chives, cooking greens, dill, and a few zinnia flowers.
We also have lots of gorgeous native trees, rosemary plants and pineapple slips! Your purchase of trees and plants helps bolster our fundraising efforts for the rebuilding work commencing next month. http://gofundme.com/artfarmllc We greatly appreciate and thank you for your support.
Luca and Christina will both have works in an art exhibition opening on Saturday, May 26th 2018 at CMCArts in Frederiksted, titled “St. Croix Senepol.” The Senepol are a hardy, gentle cattle breed developed on St. Croix and exported all over the subtropical world. The Gasperi, Nelthropp, Lawaetz and Henry families with others were all part of the development, preservation and success of the Senepol on St. Croix. Cattle ranching on St. Croix has helped to preserve viewscapes and open rangeland on the island. This and other open farmland is a large part of what gives St. Croix a scenic, peaceful and quiet character, which is reflected in works in this group exhibition.
Happy Saturday! Open 10am – 12noon this morning! ARTfarm is still pumping out some fresh sweet juicy produce despite the severe drought conditions on the South Shore, so our food has extra intensity of flavor! Microgreens, arugula, sweet and spicy salad mixes, Swiss chard, broccoli leaves, kale, Chinese cabbage, beets, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, yard long purple beans, bell peppers, fennel, dill, cilantro, parsley, basil, garlic chives, thyme, rosemary, limes, ice cream, flowers, fresh juicy Mediterranean figs.
We are also selling assorted organically started herbs and plants! Get a pot and grow some of your own ARTfarm varieties at home!
It’s dry dry dry, and we are running out of water! So you can hook up with some ARTfarm organically started slips for your own garden or planter box! We will have three types of basil plants for sale! Also artichoke plants and lettuce plants. Plants here means small starts. Passionfruit vines in 1 gallon pots will also be available. Free pineapple plant with any purchase over $20. Yippee!!
Saturday morning ARTfarmstand: we have microgreens, sweet salad mix, spicy salad mix, arugula, escarole, dandelion greens, basil in various flavors, garlic chives, dill, sage, lemongrass, cucumbers, beets, radishes and their delicious greens, honey, huge gorgeous zinnia flowers, and limited quantities of organically started tomato seedlings for sale! (For those less ambitious, but early today, our tomato season is starting with a half pint of cherry tomatoes available this morning, for the first lucky customer!)