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About marygold2014

From my pictures you can guess I live on a farm. We raise vegetables which we sell off the farm, through our Fields to Meals (FTM), at our farm stand and at a produce auction. I am the 'plant manager'.

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.

 

How Do You Spell Spring?

Here’s how we spell spring at the Lock Farm!

Spelling ‘SPRING’ at the Lock Farm.

Check out our website for more information about the produce, locally grown and fresh that is offered to the community at the Lock Farm.

http://www.lockfarm.net

Spring Has Arrived!!!

beets
peas

The Lock Farm announces: In honor of the arrival of spring that sign-up for the Fields To Meals SPRING SENSATIONS will be available at a $10 discount (but only until March 25th). If you have been thinking about joining the Lock Farm CAS, known as Fields To Meals, now is the perfect time to do so.

carrots

 

 

For more information and application forms go to www.lockfarm.net

or contact Farmer John at 301-639-3297 or farmerjohn@lockfarm.net

Working Up a Sweat On a Cold Winter Day

On a freezing cold windy winter day the Lock Farm greenhouse  and high tunnel  are the places to go to get warn. Take a look at what the thermometers register.

thermometer reading over 100º
It is over 100º!

It’s hot here too!

And these little ones are not bothered. They know they are getting ready to become part of the Lock Farm’s produce supply.

Lettuce

Broccoli

Candy Onions    

The Lock Farm offers several purchasing options:      On The Farm, Fields To Meals, Thursday Market and Weekend Market.

The Lock Farm — Where Eating Fresh Begins…                 in March, in the greenhouse!

Farmer John Gets Ready

Farmer John is looking over his seed order.

Variety is the spice of life and Farmer John has put a lot of thought into choosing a super variety of vegetables for the Lock Farm this year.

Among the 25 varieties that arrived in this box are: woodpecker spinach, lunchbox peppers, slick pic squash, and watermelon radishes.

A new variety of beets is also included. It is a variety that are idea for cooking and canning–easy to cut into uniform slices.

Don’t miss out. There are a variety of ways to take advantage of the fresh and Lock Farm grown produce: Fields To Meals, Thursday Market, Weekend Market and, of course On The Farm.

 

 

 

Lock Farm’s FIELDS TO MEALS Applications Are Now Available

Get ready for a delicious and healthy Spring, Summer and Fall with the Lock Farm FIELDS TO MEALS.

Click here for APPLICATIONS.

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.

watermelons ues

For more information contact

Farmer John

email – farmerjohn@lockfarm.net

phone – 301-639-6988