Lake City Home and Patio Show

We had a great time this weekend at the Lake City Home and Patio Show.  We enjoyed talking hydroponics and Tower Gardens with everyone that stopped by our booth.

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Wordless Wednesday: "It’s that time again"

Prepping the soil for peanut production.
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Tower Gardens

We enjoyed meeting and talking with everyone who stopped by our booth at Chirstmas on the Square in Live Oak today.

Click on the link below to learn more about the Tower Garden growing system

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Still Here!

We are still here. The farm has been crazy busy over the last year. The blog is going under some revamping – so stay tuned to share in the changes.

Thanks!!

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Eggplants

Okay – I did not do a real great job keeping the availability up to date this season – it is amazing how once it gets started, time just gets away from us. Over the last few weeks I have been thinking about different things to do with this blog in addition to being an update site for the produce. Through social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook I stumble across great statistics and ideas regarding food, nutrition, recipes, agriculture, etc. so I have decided to start posting some of the things I find here. So if you will indulge me here is the first post.

The eggplants are one thing that we grow and get a lot of questions about. What to do with them and how to prepare them? It is so much fun to be here and listen to all of you share your ideas with each other and us. Yesterday Food Network posted the following tweet @_FoodNetwork All about eggplant: http://tinyurl.com/nqjnh9

There is a great list of recipes and things to do with eggplant. Also, Florida Department of Agriculutre has a great printable brochure about eggplant to look at too.

Have fun!!

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OPEN FOR 2009

Thanks to all the rain over the last week we are now open for business. This week we have:

  • Squash (Yellow, Zuchinni, & Pattypan)
  • Snap Beans
  • Bell Peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Spring Mix & other Salad Lettuces

Peas will be in around June 15th.

Stay tune to the weekly availability report on Mondays.

~dasher farm~

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Getting Ready!!

Spring is here, the seed have been planted, the plastic has been laid and we are working to get the plants out for our spring crop. This spring we will have:

  • Peas { Zippers, Cream 8 & White Acre}
  • Canteloupe
  • Cucumber
  • Okra
  • Yellow Squash
  • Zuchinni
  • Snap Beans
  • Bell & Hot Peppers
  • Greens {Turnips & Mustards}

We should start having the first products like squash in around the middle of May. We will keep the updates coming on how things are progressing.

~dasher farm~

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Officially Open

We now have Squash (Crook Neck and Zucchini), Slicing & Pickling Cucumbers, Snap Beans (Round and Flat), Red Potatoes, and Sweet Corn available.

We are open from 8-5 on the weekdays and from 8-4 on Saturdays.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Finally…

We finally have Squash. The Tomatoes are still about 10 days out and the peas, peppers, etc, are in bloom and should be coming in about 3 more weeks.

Thanks for your patience the late cold snaps slowed us down a bit but everything is looking good now.

Stop on by if you need some yellow Squash or Zuchinni, they are in full steam right now.

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We will be open soon!

This is just an update to let you know that we have started planting some vegetables for later Spring.

We will have items like Squash, Cucumbers, Peas, Eggplant, Tomatoes, to just name a few.  Keep checking back for more updates as things start to happen!
Thanks,
Dasher Farm
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