Tag Archives: eating fresh in Shippensburg PA

It Does Not Take Long

In a short amount of time the cucumber plants have grown to be over ten feet tall. Cucumbers, peppers and much more will be available through the Lock Farm during the summer months.
Check out the Lock Farm’s Fields To Meals, our Thursday Market and hours of our sales directly from the farm.

 

They Start Out Small
Farmer John holding cucumber
Farmer John checks on the cucumbers growing the the high tunnel. Note the height of the vines.
Farmer John looking at sweet peppers
While In the high Tunnel Farmer John also checks on the sweet peppers.

 

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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.

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

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

 

 

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 Corn

 

 

 

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

Recipe for grilled eggplant and corn salad.

Garlic Is Now Available at the Lock Farm

Scapes Are Good Too
Garlic Brought In       From the Field      
Cleaned and Ready for Sale
Two for $1.00
Groups for Sale

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

The Lock Farm Gets Ready

The Lock Farm under the direction of Farmer John is getting ready for a fantastic growing season.
Watermelons   

 

Peppers
Cabbages

 

 

 

                                                                               All of these and much more will be available at the Lock Farm this spring and summer.
Don’t miss out on opportunities to have locally grown produce come to you through the Lock Farm’s Thursday Market (if you live in Frederick MD), the Lock Farm’s Fields To Meals (if you are a resident of Frederick MD or Shippensburg PA) or come by the Lock Farm in Shippensburg.
For more information contact Farmer John at farmerjohn@lockfarm.net./phone 301-639-6988