Category Archives: seasonal vegetables

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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Cucumbers Arrive at the Lock Farm

In less than a week these ‘little ones’ will be all grown up and ready to go into the Lock Farm Fields to Meals. Others will be sold through Lock Farm’s Thursday Market or at our farm stand in Shippensburg.

 

 

Here is what our cucumbers look like in the high tunnel:
Up They Grow

The Lock Farm Celebrates Earth Day

Here is how we celebrate EARTH DAY!
Put Up Sign Along the Road
Plant  Violas in the Garden
Fill the Bird Feeders
Place Pollinator Habitats Around the Farm

 

 

 

Farmer John Plants Corn

The Lock Farm Is Wearing GREEN

Onions
Sweet Corn
Broccoli and Peppers
Beets
Kohlrabi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is what is going on in the Lock Farm’s greenhouse and high tunnel.
The Lock Farm will have these delicious greens and more available through our Fields To Meals and the Thursday Market and at our farm stand on Ritner Highway in Shippensburg.
The Lock Farm is presently taking applications for the Spring Sensations FTM  and the Summer Delights FTM. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to provide you and your family with fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruits.
For more information about the Lock Farm and the service it offers to you contact us at www.lockfarm.netlockfarm@lockfarm.net or call Farmer John at 301-639-6988.

 

 

 

Lock Farm Gets Ready for Late Fall and Early Winter Harvest

Beets
Green Beans
Tomatoes
Cucumbers
It All Happens Here

 

As these ripen they will all be available at the Lock Farm in Shippensburg and in Frederick. Maryland.

 

August is PA Produce Month

At their best!
So why not visit the Lock Farm to purchase some fresh, tasty and locally grown produce?
The Lock Farm is celebrating PA Produce month with a drawing for a $10 gift certificate. Each visit to the farm is an opportunity to enter the drawing.
Don’t  miss out on some great produce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summertime’s Tasty Partners

Eggplant

 

 

and

 Corn

 

 

 

Both are available at the Lock Farm and through our Thursday Market.

Recipe for grilled eggplant and corn salad.

If You Like Fresh Vegetables

The Lock Farm offers two ways to help you eat more vegetables:

THURSDAY MARKET

tomato
Small Green Tomato
cucumber on vine
Cucumber
beets
Beets

FIELDS TO MEALS

zucchini
Zucchini
lettuce
Red Leaf Lettuce