While things seem to be bad all around the good news at the Lock Farm is that our crops are growing on schedule. It is our hope that all these will grow well and that we will have lots of fresh vegetables to serve the needs of our customers and the community.
The LOCK FARM is a small produce farm located in Shippensburg PA.
Our goal is to provide you with quality products
that are fresh, tasty and healthy.
For more information contact
email – firstname.lastname@example.org
phone – 301-639-6988
It is time for weeding and watering.
Above is a container of spring onions.
Below is a row of spinach plants.
Trays of candy onions get a watering from the hose..
Tomatoes in a container get watered automatically through a drip.
Spinach has an underground drip line.
It may be rainy and dark outside today but inside the Lock Farm’s greenhouse there is a bit of sunshine.
1 pound cooked, drained and cooled pasta
16 ounces Italian style dressing or your favorite salad dressing
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
½ onion, chopped
1 cucumber peeled and chopped
1 4-oz can of black olives
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
In a large bowl place tomatoes, pepper
onion, olives and cheese.
Add cooled pasta.
Pour salad dressing over top.
Toss to coat vegetables.
Chill before serving
Think you know what your vegetables look like in the bloom?
Try to name these.
Answers # 1 – tomato , #2 – green beans, #3 – cucumber, #4- peas (notice the curly tendrils around the bloom), #5 – zucchini, #6 tomatillo
All the above, and much more, will be available at the Lock Farm in the coming weeks of spring and summer.
Are you looking for a way to increase good health by eating more vegetables and fruits?
Do you look forward to the delicious flavors of fresh produce?
The Lock Farm wants to help you experience the tasty flavors and bright colors of fresh, locally grown produce. We want to help you enjoy good eating.