2019 SPRING PLANT SALE
We believe that there is no better way to promote healthy food than growing your own garden. The Spring Plant Sale also helps us sustain year-round employment of our crew.
Join our mailing list here of our General Growing Guide and don't forget to ask about our full tray discounts (21 plants/tray).
WHEN IS THE PLANT SALE?
On the farm: Saturday, April 6 , 2019; 10am-4pm &
Sunday, April 14, 2019; 10am-4pm
All of our plants are certified organic, grown from seed at the farm, grown with worm castings for beneficial fungi and fertility, and potted up in plantable 3 x 3 inch Fertil peat pots to maintain healthy root systems and reduce waste.
WANT TO PRE-ORDER?
Preordering is a great way to ensure that we have the plants you need and also a way to pick up your plants at your convenience between Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 14. Preordering is a great way to save a little money and avoid the rush of the plant sale. Preorders also help us maintain the cash flow to employ our young farmer staff year-round.
WHAT IS OFFERED IN THE PLANT SALE?
Black Krim - Russian heirloom, medium to large purple, burgundy slicer, so good!
Cherokee Purple - famous, full flavor regional heirloom. Burgundy slicer, unique
Brandywine – heirloom, mid-large pink
Yellow Brandywine - Heirloom, low acid, and sweet yellow tomatoes. Plants have potato-like foliage.
German Johnson - regional heirloom, medium-sized pink
Pink Berkley Tie Dye – heirloom, medium sized pink with green stripes, complex taste
Striped German – heirloom, large bi-colored yellow and red marbled variety, unique
Cuor di Bue - Farm saved seed, ox heart shaped meaty red Italian heirloom, Joe favorite
Moskvich - Early, Russian heirloom, open-pollinated red slicer, shorter bush habit
Park's Whopper - Hybrid, early medium red slicer, dependable, staff favorite
Beefy Boy - hybrid, large, big red fruit, beefsteak-type
Rutgers – medium-small red bred from older seedstock, “Jersey tomato” type
Chef’s Choice Orange - hybrid, high-yielding orange beefsteak-type, favorite
Martha Washington - Prolific yields of sweet pink beefsteak hybrid tomatoes on disease resistant plants. Dependable.
Jaune Flamme - French heirloom, saladette tomato, tangy, productive, staff favorite
Arkansas Traveler - regional heirloom, pink saladette type, dependable
Pink Boar - gorgeous, red and green striped saladette-type, sweet
Indigo Rose – saladette black tomato, high in antioxidants, slightly sour, unique
Stupice – extra early, Czech heirloom, delicious red saladette, disease resistant
Yellow Perfection - Delicious yellow saladette variety, low acid and sweet
Green Zebra - Heirloom saladette tomato with green and yellow stripes. Tangy, citrusy, and compliments any tomato plate.
San Marzano – industry standard, reliable paste tomato type, bush habit, productive
CHERRY TOMATO VARIETIES
Sungold - hybrid, golden cherry tomato, thin skin and sugary-sweet, super productive
Black Cherry - open-pollinated variety, large purple cherry tomato, sultry sweet!
Supersweet 100 – hybrid, sweet round, red cherries, dependable
Peacevine - Open-pollinated, sweet red cherry
Chiquita - Hybrid with rose pink grape tomatoes. Prolific!
Red Pear - Sweet, juicy red pear cherry type
Purple Bumblebee – artisan purple, red striped cherry tomato
Pink Bumblebee – artisan pink, yellow striped cherry tomato
Sunrise Bumblebee – artisan yellow, orange striped cherry tomato
Lucky Tiger – artisan, elongated yellow and tomato with green stripes, sweet and tart
SWEET PEPPER VARIETIES
Purple Beauty - large purple bell pepper turning orange when ripe, unique
Jupiter – large green to red bell type, most productive picked as an unripe green pepper
Corno di Toro – Italian large bull’s horn type, dependable, productive
Lipstick – green to red medium-sized pepper, super-sweet, productive
Antohi Romanian – small-sized rocking pimiento variety, prolific
Sweet Chocolate – green to brown medium sized pepper, velvety texture
Sweet Banana – classic, small, super-sweet pepper, green to yellow to orange to red
Ashe County Pimiento – classic small sweet pimento pepper
Glow - prolific, blunt orange fruit. Staff favorite!
Jimmy Nardello’s - Heirloom frying pepper, also great for pickling, delicious
MEDIUM HEAT PEPPER VARIETIES
Biquinho - Unique Brazilian pepper with a hint of heat. Tangy and great for pickling. Also, called “Little Beak.” Unique!
Aji Dulce – has the shape, size, and aroma of habanero, but sweet with a mild heat
Row 7 Habanada - Habanero flavor without any of the heat. From Row 7 Seeds, a new seed company breeding for flavor from Chef Dan Barber. So good!
Shishito – Japanese snacking variety, perfect for light frying green or red, prolific
Hungarian Paprika – great balance of sweet and spicy, can also be dried for seasoning
Anaheim – traditional pepper bred out of original NM hatch chiles
Ancho Poblano – medium heat frying pepper from Puebla, MX, thick walled
Aji Amarillo - yellow, tropical, citrusy Peruvian hot pepper
Padron - open-pollinated, traditional Spanish roulette frying pepper, sweet when small and green, some have serious heat while others do not, hot when ripened red
HOT PEPPER VARIETIES (FROM LEAST HOT TO MOST HOT)
Wenk's Yellow Hots - heirloom, medium hot, oblong yellow to red peppers, bush habit
Jalapeno - classic hot pepper, versatile green or red
Cayenne – heirloom variety, long tapered fruit, hot, great fresh or dried
Habanero – hot, orange ripening type, citrusy and bright
Calabrian Chile - classic southern Italian pepper for cooking, drying, or packing in oil, farm-saved seed
Fish – heirloom, hot, striped pepper traditionally used for white paprika, rare
Aji Limon (Lemon Drop) – citrusy Peruvian pepper ripening yellow, thin-skinned
Hinkelhatz - heirloom, "chicken heart" hot pepper, great for cooking and pepper vinegar
Tobasco – famous Louisiana heirloom, thin skinned, prolific, farm-saved seed
EGGPLANT, Tomatillo, and Ground Cherry VARIETIES
Nadia Eggplant - hybrid, dependable, traditional, large, tear-shaped black eggplant
Listada de Gandia Eggplant - beautiful, egg-shaped heirloom, white and purple stripes
Pingtung Long Eggplant - heirloom, Japanese-style eggplant, productive
Fairytale Eggplant - hybrid, baby striped eggplant
Cisineros Grande Tomatillo – highly productive, large fruited, tart, great for salsa
Goldie Ground Cherry – tomatillo relative with paper husk, sweet and super unique
Cajun Jewel Okra - Productive, shorter habit green variety
Clemson Spineless Okra - consistently productive green variety over a long season
Burgundy Okra - Red, heirloom variety, beautiful
Marketmore 76 Cucumber– classic green slicer, dependable and prolific
Green Finger Cucumber – thin-skinned green cukes, Beit Alpha Type, productive
Salt and Pepper Cucumber – cream colored speckled, miniature cuke, delicious
Lemon Cucumber– Heirloom, round, yellow variety, cruchy and juicy
Row 7 - 7082 Cucumber - Bold flavored cucumber bred by Row 7 seeds. Great texture, delicious, and prolific.
Mexican Sour Gherkin – thin-vined teeny sour cucumber, prolific, unique
Yellow Straightneck Squash – classic yellow straightneck type, dependable
Midnight LIghtning Zucchini – zucchini with medium sized plant habit
Ronde de Nice Squash – heirloom, round 8-ball type, delicious
HERB AND EDIBLE FLOWER VARIETIES
Genovese Basil– green large leaf basil, productive
Purple Opal Basil – purple leaf basil
Holy Basil– also known as sacred or tulsi, delicious fruity basil, great for cocktails
Sweet Thai Basil – robust Thai variety; anise sweetness
Lime Basil – unique lime tasting, citrusy basil variety
Green Shiso – Asian culinary herb with a cinnamon-clove like taste. Unique!
Summer Thyme – classic thyme variety, more heat tolerant
Greek Oregano – classic wild oregano, skunky and sweet
Broadleaf Sage – classic green sage, bush habit, pungent
Zaatar - Delicious Mediterranean herb with sweet marjoram flavor, unique
Mexican Tarragon - Sweet, licorice-like herb, more pungent and hardy than French type
Papalo - deep cilantro-like flavor, Mexican culinary herb, hardy and prolific
Lemon Balm - Deeply lemon scented herb, great with fish
Lovage – bushy, celery-like herb
Italian Flat Leaf Parsley - large, leaf variety, excellent culinary use
Dill - great fragrant herb, can also let go to bloom for flowers and pollen
Cilantro - classic fragrant herb, can also let seed to become green or dried coriander
Cutting Celery - Leafy herb tasting very similar to celery, cut and come again habit
Anise Hyssop – also know as Korean mint, bush habit, delicious Anise scent with flowers
Bronze Fennel – perennial variety produces delicious fronds and flower with pollen
Chives - Spring onion-like herb, great for garnishing, flowers can be eaten as well
Garlic Chives - Delicious, mildly garlicky, flat leaf chive, also called Chinese leek
Borage – upright edible flower with blue-white blooms that taste like a sweet melon
Lemon Star Marigolds - Petite bi-colored flowers with citrusy, floral taste
Nasturtiums – peppery edible blossoms and leaves
Calendula (Pot Marigold) – edible petals for salads and garnish
Roselle - hibiscus family, blooms can be used in cooking or to make teas, productive, unique
Little Gem Lettuces (2 heads) - green, bronze, and red little gem lettuces
Rainbow Chard – edible stems and leaves, heat tolerant
Red Russian Kale – oak-leaf type, purple and green, most heat tolerant variety of kale
Lacinato Kale - heirloom, dark-green, savoy type, "dino" kale
Siberian Kale - green curly type, productive