Friday, January 30, 2015

Blue Skys News: product info and market schedule, January 30

Here’s where we’ll be this coming week:

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Winter Farmers Market
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main St, Pawtucket
Saturday, 9am–1pm

Thundermist Health Center Farmers Market
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket
(inside lobby, 1st floor)
Tuesday, 3–6pm

Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market
Little Falls Cafe, 2166 Broad St, Cranston
Thursday, 5–7:30pm
(product limited & preorder only; email pxtmarket@gmail.com to register)

What we'll be selling:
  • Carrots
  • Beets
  • Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Eggs
  • Mixed Greens (limited)
  • Herbal Tea
  • Culinary Herbs
  • Everlasting Floral Wreaths


Dried flower wreath-making in progress.

Some finished wreaths... come check out our selection at the markets!

See you at the markets!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Blue Skys News: product info and market schedule, January 23

Here’s where we’ll be this coming week:

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Winter Farmers Market
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main St, Pawtucket
Saturday, 9am–1pm

Thundermist Health Center Farmers Market
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket
(inside lobby, 1st floor)
Tuesday, 3–6pm

Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market
Little Falls Cafe, 2166 Broad St, Cranston
Thursday, 5–7:30pm
(product limited & preorder only; email pxtmarket@gmail.com to register)

What we'll be selling:
  • Greens (from Scratch Farm)
  • Popcorn (from Scratch Farm)
  • Garlic (from Scratch Farm & Zephyr Farm)
  • Onions (from Zephyr Farm)
  • Baby Winter Squash (from Zephyr Farm)
  • Baby Beets
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes (from Pak Express Farm)
  • Eggs (from Pak Express Farm)
  • Dried Herbal Teas
  • Dried Culinary Herbs
  • Everlasting Floral Wreaths

See you at the markets!

Friday, January 16, 2015

Blue Skys News: product info and market schedule, January 16

Here’s where we’ll be this coming week:

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Winter Farmers Market
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main St, Pawtucket
Saturday, 9am–1pm

Thundermist Health Center Farmers Market
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket
(inside lobby, 1st floor)
Tuesday, 3–6pm

Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market
Little Falls Cafe, 2166 Broad St, Cranston
Thursday, 5–7:30pm
(product limited & preorder only; email pxtmarket@gmail.com to register)

What we'll be selling:

  • Spinach
  • Baby Beets
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Popcorn! (Scratch Farm)
  • Eggs (Pak Express Farm)
  • Onions
  • Baby Winter Squash & Hakurie Turnips* (Zephyr Farm)
  • Herbal Tea
  • Culinary Herbs
  • Dried Floral Wreaths
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This week, we've been cleaning up a lisianthus flower bed in the high tunnel.

It looks like this now.  Keeping them warm! It will look like this in the summer.

See you at the markets!

Friday, January 9, 2015

Blue Skys News: product info and market schedule, January 9

Happy New Year!

Here’s where we’ll be this coming week:

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Winter Farmers Market
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main St, Pawtucket
Saturday, 9am–1pm

Thundermist Health Center Farmers Market
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket
(inside lobby, 1st floor)
Tuesday, 3–6pm

Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market
Little Falls Cafe, 2166 Broad St, Cranston
Thursday, 5–7:30pm
(preorder only; email pxtmarket@gmail.com to register)

What we'll be selling:
  • Baby Beets
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Popcorn! (Scratch Farm)
  • Eggs (Pak Express Farm)
  • Onions
  • Baby Winter Squash & Hakurie Turnips* (Zephyr Farm)
  • Herbal Tea
  • Culinary Herbs
  • Dried Floral Wreaths
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Here's a good recipe for either Turnips or Radishes:

Glazed Hakurei Turnips


Ingredients:
  • baby hakurei turnips, baby turnips, or red radishes
  • butter
  • sugar
  • salt
Click here for the simple recipe.
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We will have very limited greens due to the frigid cold.  While the plants still live, they do not grow enough to harvest.


Finally finished the new high tunnel! Doing bed preparation in spite of the cold and will start planting in mid-February.

Newly made floral wreaths!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Blue Skys News: product info and market schedule, December 31

Hey folks! Here's where we’ll be this coming week:

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Winter Farmers Market
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main St, Pawtucket
Saturday, 9am–1pm

Thundermist Health Center Farmers Market
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket
(inside lobby, 1st floor)
Tuesday, 3–6pm

What we'll be selling:
  • Baby Beets
  • Carrots
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Garlic
  • Spinach
  • Dried Floral Arrangments
  • Dried Floral Wreaths
  • Herbal Teas:  Spearmint; Lemon Balm; Holy Basil/Tulsi*
  • Culinary Herbs:  Rosemary; Oregano; French Tarragon
  • Dried Chili Peppers
  • Catnip

*Holy Basil, or Tulsi (pictured), has many medicinal properties. It’s a common herbal remedy used for many ailments, including fevers and colds, sore throats, respiratory issues, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, and more. It is also used as a general nerve tonic, de-stresser, and memory sharpener. It can be drunk as a tea, and also applied topically for mouth sores, insect bites, and skin issues. It truly is an all-purpose herbal supplement! Learn more about it, from an Ayurvedic perspective, here.

See you at the markets!