There Is Some Good News

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.

Eat Fresh, Buy Local

Welcome!

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.

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For more information contact

Farmer John

email – farmerjohn@lockfarm.net

phone – 301-639-6988

 

Saturday at the Lock Farm

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..

water sprinkling on onion plants

Tomatoes in a container get watered automatically through a drip.

Spinach has an underground drip line.

Pictures of watering and weeding at the Lock Farm.

A Simple Summer Salad

PASTA SALAD

Ingredients
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

Directions
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

More Springtime Blooms

Think you know what your vegetables look like in the bloom?

Try to name these.

#1

#2

#3

#4

 #5

#6 — bonus

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.

Wahoo! Our First Bloom

 

Lock Farm’s First Cucumber Bloom

It will not be long now before you can enjoy some Lock Farm cucumbers.
Check out our website http://www.lockfarm.net to discover the ways you can buy fresh, tasty and locally grown vegetables.

Cucumbers are low in calories yet high in taste and supply fiber to the vegetable lover’s diet.