Tag: Fall

Summer Squash

Summer Squash

From July through October, we provide yellow squash in many shapes and sizes.  The patty pan is a leading variety each year. CONDOR: Deep green zucchini. Coming back from extinction. GOLD RUSH: Fabulously yellow zucchini. This was very popular last year. Availability: mid July thru […]

Spinach

Spinach

Not just for that brawling sailor, the spinach crop is one of the first available each spring at the farm. Indian summer: One of the first things available to our customers in the early season of mid-May and early June. If you listen very carefully […]

Radish

Radish

Spicy and yummy, the radish continues to march up the rankings of farm favorites… China Rose: A long 6”-8” beautiful radish that will spark more riots than the Red Scare of 1920. Radishes have long had a secure spot in the gardens here at the […]

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pumpkins make the autumn season come to life.  We grow white ones, orange ones, decorative ones, and eatin’ ones. Awesome. Baby Bear: A charming little pumpkin that it is sure to be a hit with the kids and everyone else for that matter. Perfect for […]

Peppers

Peppers

The crew at the farm loves the hot pepper crop we plant each year, as well as the sweet bell peppers.  Lots of variety for the pepper aficionados at the markets… Ancho Gigantea: This standard Mexican variety has two colors-one for before it is cooked […]

Melons

Melons

One of the few fruits we grow, summer just isn’t summer without at least one, super sweet, melon from the farm. Athena: The goddess of wisdom and the arts returns for her annual three month lecture tour at Waldingfield University. Much hype about her abilities […]

Lettuces

Lettuces

We believe that the lettuce we grow is the best around.  Look for an ample crop all season long. Editors Note: Lettuce heads are available in Spring and Fall. Waldmann Green: frilly green leaf loaded with flavor. Black seeded Simpson: Bart’s brother (not in the […]

Leeks

Leeks

Simply put, leeks rock.  Waldingfield loves the leek, and the leek loves Waldingfield. King Richard: A good, headless, horse-less leek. My kingdom for a tasty leek. Kicked out of England, Rich joins Waldingfield Farm as our resident ruler in exile.Availability: Starting in late July

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

German for turnip cabbage. Who knew? WINNER: I now pronounce you the winner, or more appropriately, the lo-oo-ser. Seize him! Whoops, sorry about that. Robin Hood flashback. This kohlrabi rocks. Availability: Fall

Kale

Kale

Eat more Kale. Period. Red Russian: Thankfully cleared of ridiculous espionage charges late in winter 2001, Red returns to the vaunted fields of Waldingfield Farm as the leader in overall nutrition. Some people are intimidated by Red, but the language barrier is diminishing as his […]

Asian Greens

Asian Greens

We have been growing a wide variety of Asian greens for the past twenty years.  Extremely dependable and wonderfully delicious.  Taste what the crowds are raving about! the health benefits speak for themselves. Don’t take our word for it. Read about asian greens! TATSOI: Very […]

Salad Greens

Salad Greens

Leafy greens should be served daily.  We grow a lot of variety at the farms and will have greens all season long. Arugula: Possibly the most popular item on the Waldingfield menu, arugula quite simply rocks the house. Mustard Greens: Volcanic greens that have established […]

Eggplant

Eggplant

The eggplant remains a favorite of Felix and Fanny (farm security).  They make a mean Babaganoush! Applegreen: Cute strain of eggplant that is sure to be winner here at Waldingfield Farm. Introduced in the 1960s, this oval-shaped pale green skinned garden hero has been succeeding […]

Collards

Collards

Once you try our collards you may never eat spinach again.  Solid green, baby, solid. Champion: An All-South player before a seven player deal in 1995 brought him to unfamiliar waters in the Northeast. Rarely performs until fall, but usually stuns the crowd with bursts […]

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Long dismissed by the broccoli clique, the hearty cauliflower looks to break out from behind the shadows of his brassicas cousins… Fremont: An early, dependable production variety that has proved to be a crowd favorite in test trials around the globe and especially in New […]

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The tomato, the love apple, the fruit of the gods…. As you can tell, we love our tomatoes! Each year we try to introduce new varieties to the menu but we also make sure to always have the classics.  Brandywine, Green Zebra, Cherokee. The tomato […]