Tag: Summer

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is one of the leading cooking greens served at the finest restaurants. We know why… it’s amazing! Fordhook Giant: The bright green tall stalks of this chard will stand at attention in your kitchen.Ruby Red: The favorite green of the wicked witch of […]

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 […]

Potatoes

Potatoes

As we all know, it kept a nation alive.  We have always loved the humble spud at the farm.  Peru Blue, Yukon’s, or Red Blush, they all are amazing. Russian Banana: We have so many Eastern bloc items that one might think we were sympathizers. […]

Peas

Peas

Few farms grow the sugar snap in the volume that we do. With over 10,000 feet in the ground each year, it is our main cash crop for the late spring. Yeah, baby! Sugarsnap: The only All-Waldingfield selection every year since the Farm’s inception in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cucumber

Cucumber

Always a strong crop for us, the cucumber is a true all star during the summer and early fall months. Cool as a… True Lemon: A tremendous star on the late 19th century American baseball scene, Ol’ True serves it up with the best of […]

Corn

Corn

We have not grown much corn in the past but we are looking to get some to the people in 2012! Silver Queen: The true standard. White summer sweet corn is the perfect meal in August and September, when it is traditionally available. Every farm […]

Carrots

Carrots

We have had mixed success the past few years with our carrot crop but look for a strong rebound in 2012! Good for the eyes… Availability: Beginning in July Carrots are good. Carrots are great. Eat your carrots for goodness sake. Dragon: Did Peter, Paul, […]

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 […]

Zucchini

Zucchini

We grow a variety of zucchini here the farm, and they are not only delicious, they are tremendously versatile. We love to sauté the flowers with oil and garlic or throw them on the grill. We have zucchini squash in green, yello, even purple!  Yeah!