In the tranquil valley of West Granby, on our own land and on leased acreage, we grow pesticide-free vegetables in accordance with the guidelines of the Northeast Organic Farming Association, from organic seed germinated in our own greenhouses. We distribute the produce through retail sales direct to consumers, via CSA shares, at a weekly farmer's market, and through selected wholesale accounts for eateries in the region.
We also share surplus vegetables each week during the season with Granby's Waste Not Want Not community dinner and seasonally with shelter kitchens in Hartford.
The 2013 season is our 17th year farming in Granby.
CSA Community-supported agriculture signups take place in early spring. CSA shareholders pay a flat fee in the spring and then pick up a weekly share of our vegetables and herbs from tomato season in July through mid-October. See the web site for details.
Market hours at the farm during the season
Scape weekends in June Open two weekends in June for garlic scapes only--consult the web site or sign up for our newsletter for the dates each year.
During the season The retail market in the barn is open for the season 7 days a week, 10 am till 6 pm, from the Saturday after Independence Day into October when the harvest slows down. (Note: Garlic harvest takes place in mid-July.)
Visit our market in the barn on Simsbury Road to select from our freshly picked vegetables in season:
peppers (both sweet and hot)
garlic (including seed garlic)
garlic scapes (mid-June only)
Plus a field full of you-pick zinnias just steps from the barn.
Directions and link to a map: http://www.garlicfarmct.com/directions.htm