Category Archives: garlic

Growing Cucumbers on the Lock Farm

March 27 the high tunnel is made ready

 

 

 

 

May 29th — plants are attached to strings around the time the first cucumbers appear.

the vine goes up the string

 

 

 

 

 

 May 29th — Farmer John check on the growth and notices the cucumbers are almost ready to pick.

Farmer John holding cucumber

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 26, Farmer John needs a ladder to pick cucumbers.

 

 

 

Cucumbers can be enjoyed right from the garden, on vegetable trays, in salads or soups. They are low in calories and supply fiber to the diet.
cucumber sandwich spread
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First Day of Summer

It’s the first day of summer and the Lock Farm has:
cucumbers, broccoli, kohlrabi, beets, kale and garlic for sale at the farm at 822 Ritner Highway, Shippensburg.
Cucumbers, Broccoli, Kohlrabi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green beans, zucchini and tomatoes are on the way.

Where’s the Sun???

Little Bear Is Checking the Weather
Lock Farm’s Little Bear is wondering if the sun is going to shine today.
Despite the many rainy days Farmer John has many delicious crops ready for sale at the Lock Farm and through the Thursday Market.
For more information contact Farmer John (farmerjohn@lockfarm.net or 301-639-6988) or our website: http://www.lockfarm.net
Current List of Available Produce
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Getting Ready for Summer

Garlic Growing in the Snow
      On the Lock Farm we have been getting ready for spring and summer for weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

plants

 

Our garlic was planted in October. Weeks ago we started crops that will be planted in our high tunnel.
Even the Soil Is Made Ready
We are getting ready to serve the local community with fresh, seasonally grown vegetables and fruits.  Spring into action and find out about the LOCK FARM’S offerings.
We serve the Shippensburg PA community and the Frederick MD community with our Fields To Meals and our virtual Markets.
Don’t be left out in the cold this spring and summer. Sign up now for the Fields To Meals.