2015 Real Veggies Farm Pictures

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Planting, Planting, and More Planting

We have been doing a lot of planting lately.  Yesterday we planted around 200 tomato plants and about 150 basil plants.  Below is a picture of most of our tomatoes, behind the tomatoes are hot peppers.


 
Scarlet Kale
A beautiful purple curly kale.
I will be bringing a bunch of this kale along with other varieties, to take to the markets this weekend and will be sold in mixed kale bunches.


Purple Kohlrabi
It is just starting to look like kohlrabi, I am hoping that I will be able to start picking some of the markets starting next week, we will see. 


Purple Peacock Broccoli
I am so excited to see how these turn out, it is a cross between broccoli and kale, so it sounds like a really useful and beautiful plant.
I got my seeds from Wild Garden Seeds, here is their description from their catalog:  "Our contribution to ongoing broccoli evolution; green beads, sweet purple stems, toothy red veined leaves that will make you think it’s Red Russian kale. Young leaves are salad-rate, and mature leaves are as sweet as any lightly steamed kale. Floret stems erupt first as loose heads of broccoli, followed by prodigious side shoots. These are sweet and non-biting as raw “dippers” and salad additions. This “eat everything brockali” comes from crosses between ‘Green Goliath’ broccoli and two kales. Farm Original Variety!"


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Just wanted to let everyone know that Brunswick Farmers Market starts this Sunday.

Brunswick Farmers Market
11am - 3pm
Starting June 14th and runs thru October
Located at Brunswick Heritage Farm, 4613 Laurel Road, Brunswick, Ohio

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Now Available
Mixed Kale Bunches
Mixed Mustard Green Bunches
Scallion Bunches
Radicchio
Bagged Kale
Bagged Mustard Greens
Garlic Scapes
Just Lettuce Mix
Lettuce and Greens Salad Mix
Lettuce and Romaine Salad Mix
Spicy Salad Mix
Lettuce and Endive Salad Mix
Loose Leaf Lettuce Mix
Ark of Taste Salad Mix
Herb, Vegetable, and Flower Plants
Dahlia Tubers

Coming Soon
Green and Purple Kohlrabi
Radish Bunches
Swiss Chard Bunches
Radicchio 

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