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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

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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.

Spring IS Coming

crocus

Spring IS coming!!! And now is a great time to consider participation in the Lock Farm’s FIELDS TO MEALS.

 

Join now and receive a price reduction.

What is Fields To Meals? Click here and get more information. Lock Farm’s FIELDS TO MEALS Q AND A
Take a look at the Fields to Meals application.
Look over the Fields to Meals choices.
 For more information or to request and application contact Farmer John at farmerjohn@lockfarm.net or call 3301-639-6988

It Is Never Too Early…

The purpose of signing up for a Fields To Meals program now is to provide the funds for the farmer to purchase the seeds, fertilizer, and the supplies necessary to produce the delicious and tasty vegetables and fruits that you and your family need to maintain  a healthy lifestyle.

Sign up now and don’t spend another summer buying and eating ‘bar code’ foods.
For more information check out our website or contact Farmer John at 310-639-6988 or email: farmerjohn@lockfarm.net.

 

NOW Is the Time…

Now is the time to prepare for the fresh foods of spring, summer and fall.

One way to do this is to join the Lock Farm’s Fields to Meals.                                   With the Fields to Meals you are providing you and your family                           with fresh, wholesome food.

Lock Farm’s Fields to Meals vegetables and fruits are picked up by you weekly, usually on the same day that they are harvested.                                                                                                                                                              The quality and nutritional benefits of the foods are superior.
For information about the Lock Farm’s Fields To Meals check it out on the Lock Farmwebsite: http://www.lockfarm.net.

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.

 

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.

A Summer Duet

What is summer without tomatoes and sweet corn?

Corn and tomatoes
Sweet Corn and Tomatoes

Farmer John knows this and now has both available at the Lock Farm…

If you live in Frederick Maryland take advantage of the Lock Farm’s Thursday Market.

If you live in Shippensburg PA. you can purchase delicious tomatoes, sweet corn and other seasonal produce at the Lock Farm… 822 Ritner Highway (Rt. 11) Open every day but Thursday.

The Lock Farm Welcomes You