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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

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

Food with Integrity

The Lock Farm provides food with  integrity.                                  These are foods that have lots of vitamins,flavors and colors.                                                                                                          They are good for your health.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         These foods have no travel damage, and no antibiotics.                                    These fruits and vegetables have had little if any storage time.
It may seem that these foods cost more than what can be found in the grocery store but in the long run the benefits to your good health are worth it.

 

Contact the Lock Farm to see how you can provide your family and yourself with fresh, wholesome food.

 

Looking for Local Produce?

One source for buying locally produced food is to join the Lock Farm’s Fields to Meals. With the Fields to Meals you not only get the assurance of knowing that you are providing your family and yourself with fresh, wholesome food but you get the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to keep an area produce farm in production.
A Wide Variety of Vegetables and Fruits
Delicious and Refreshing                                   
Delicious and Tasty

Tired of Bar Code Food???

Winter has been filled with overcast days and bar code food. It is a great time to reflect and appreciate the colors and flavors of other seasons. It is also the time to prepare for the fresh foods of spring and summer.
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Spinach
Berries by the Quart
Berries by the Quart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think about applying for Fields To Meals at the Lock Farm. You won’t be disappointed!