New winter market opening this Friday!

Hello Whatley Farm community!

We are very excited for Opening Day of our new winter farmers market at Brunswick Landing! This Friday, November 2nd from 11-4, come see the new home of the Midcoast Winter Farmers Market. We built a greenhouse next to Turtle Rock Farm’s commercial kitchen, and we will be having great food and fun in there every Friday of the winter season:

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On the farm, we planted a lot of garlic as usual! 18,000 little cloves, which fills about 3/8 of acre (in 30 beds 100’ long, 3 rows per bed, 6” apart in-row)…this is only a slight increase over last year in terms of total quantity, but we are planting a lot more of the variety Music, as well as expanding a great new variety which we haven’t offered for sale yet: Georgian Crystal. It’s one of the biggest and most beautiful bulbs we’ve ever laid eyes on…stay tuned.

And the Red Sox won the World Series. Here’s my change-up grip on the last bulb we broke up to plant

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We’ve had a few frosts, and started digging some parsnips! They’re sweet and tasty. Lots of good stuff from us and our fellow vendors each week all winter long. Here’s where to find us the rest of the year:

Tuesdays 8-2 until Thansgiving: Brunswick Farmers Market downtown

Fridays 11-4 starting November 2nd: Midcoast Winter Farmers Market, 39 Burbank Avenue, Brunswick

Saturdays: Just one more market at Crystal Spring Farm this Saturday 11/3, then starting Saturday 11/10 at Fort Andross, it’s the Brunswick Winter Market.

Hope to see you around!

Ben