Plant Starts – Grow Yer Own!

Plant starts sold out for 2019

20180406_105201Every single plant on the farm starts here as a seed. In March and April, our greenhouses fill up with thousands of baby plants. Most are destined to be planted on the farm, but for a limited time each year, we offer vigorous vegetable and herb plants to home gardeners. A decade of learning and experience goes into growing our plants, and we are proud to pass along that quality to our customers:

  • Healthy plants grown in minerally-balanced, organic soil.
  • Plant stress is minimized as their only travel is from our farm to your garden.
  • Non GMO seed and unique varieties selected for superior taste and dependable production in our region

Whether you are a new or experienced gardener, starting your garden with healthy, vigorous plants gives you a great head-start to a bountiful harvest.

6 packs – $4
4″ pots – $4
Gallon tomatoes – $6

Plants available in 2019
Arugula – Tuscan
Basil
– Aroma
Broccoli
– Diplomat
Cabbage
– Late Flat Dutch, Red Jewel, China Gold Napa
Cauliflower
– Clarify
Collards – Cascade Glaze
Cucumbers – Olympian, Lemon, Nokya Asian
Eggplant – Galine, Orient Express
Hot Peppers – Early Jalapeno, El Jefe, Red Rocket, Red Ember, Hungarian
Kale – Lacinato, Red Russian, Scarlet
Lettuce – Encore Mix, New Red Fire, Green Forest Romaine, Flashy Trout Back
Mustard Greens – Mixed
Pak Choi – Choko
Parsley – Italian Flat
Pumpkin – New England Pie
Radicchio – Sirio
Salad Greens –  Ovation Mix
Spinach – Escalade
Summer Squash – Bennings Green Tint Patty Pan, Y-Star Patty Pan, G-Star Patty Pan, Starburst Patty Pan, Jaune et Verte Patty Pan
Sweet Peppers – Carmen, Sweet Sunrise, Gourmet
Swiss Chard – Bright Lights
Tomatillos – Toma Verde
Winter Squash – Sweet Dumpling Delicata, Bush Delicata, Butternut (2 types), Sunshine Kubocha
Zucchini – Dunja, Noche, Pantheon, Golden Glory
Tomatoes | Cherry

Peacevine – Tremendous producer of 3/4 inch cherry tomatoes borne on trusses. Most fruit is red, although occasionally orange/gold; exceptionally delicious and high in vitamin C. Peacevine earned its name from its high content of gamma amino butyric acid, an amino acid that acts as a calming body sedative.
Sungold – Exceptionally sweet. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear right through the season.
Black Cherry – Sweet and robust, heirloom flavor, high yielding.
Chocolate Cherry – These cherries have an attractive port wine colored flesh and skin with a comparably delicious and multifaceted flavor. The super productive plants produce trusses of 1 inch round fruit.
Supersweet 100 – A reliable cherry tomato with prolific yields of great tasting fruits produced in large clusters High resistance to fusarium wilt and verticillium wilt.

Tomatoes | Slicing
New Girl – Better flavor and more disease resistant than Early Girl (traditional favorite).
Estiva – Classic round red slicer. High producer resists cracking.
Black Krim – Dark red-purple fruit, rich sweet flavor. Typically places high in tomato taste trials. Very juicy. Heirloom from Russia with unique looking, large fruit.

Tomatoes | Sauce/Paste
Blue Beech – Well-adapted to Northern climates and resists disease and blossom end-rot better than others of its type. High yield varietal (red, not blue!) brought to Vermont from Italy during WWII.
Speckled Roman – Elongated plum tomato has little juice, good for fresh eating and cooks quickly into sauce. Excellent flavor.
Amish Paste – Farm favorite! Large sauce tomatoes are good in salads and great for sauce.

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