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The Lock Farm Welcomes a New Helper

He was born early March and still has some growing to do.
His job is a very important as he keeps the bad bugs under control.

Saturday at the Lock Farm

It is time for weeding and watering.

Above is a container of spring onions.

Below is a row of spinach plants.

Trays of candy onions get a watering from the hose..

water sprinkling on onion plants

Tomatoes in a container get watered automatically through a drip.

Spinach has an underground drip line.

Pictures of watering and weeding at the Lock Farm.

There Is Some Good News

While things seem to be bad all around the good news at the Lock Farm is that our crops are growing on schedule. It is our hope that all these will grow well and that we will have lots of fresh vegetables to serve the needs of our customers and the community.

Farmer John Gets Ready

Farmer John is looking over his seed order.

Variety is the spice of life and Farmer John has put a lot of thought into choosing a super variety of vegetables for the Lock Farm this year.

Among the 25 varieties that arrived in this box are: woodpecker spinach, lunchbox peppers, slick pic squash, and watermelon radishes.

A new variety of beets is also included. It is a variety that are idea for cooking and canning–easy to cut into uniform slices.

Don’t miss out. There are a variety of ways to take advantage of the fresh and Lock Farm grown produce: Fields To Meals, Thursday Market, Weekend Market and, of course On The Farm.