Tag Archives: fresh produce in Shippensburg PA

Pumpkins

 

 

 

The Fall Harvest FIELDS TO MEALS is also available. Check it out on the Lock Farm website.

 

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Tomatoes and Garlic a Great Combination

and they are both available at the Lock Farm.
Soft-neck Garlic
Hard-neck Garlic
Yummy Red Tomatoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come visit the Lock Farm in Shippensburg at 822 Ritner Highway for locally grown fresh vegetables (like green beans, kale, zucchini, beets, onions and sweet corn.
The Lock Farm is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm , except Thursdays.
The Lock Farm –  Where Eating Fresh Begins!!!          
Market List for August 9th…

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

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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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.

 

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

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.

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