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Pumpkins

 

 

 

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

 

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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.

 

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.

 

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

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

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

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.

 

Fields To Meals Applications

Applications for the Lock Farm Fields to Meals, 2017 are now available.
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To obtain forms:
click on Field to Meals/ Applications
or
request they be sent through email
If you have questions or need more information contact Farmer John
email — farmerjohn@lockfarm.net
phone — 301-639-6988
We hope we can serve you this 2017 growing season.