Lots of fresh local produce this week!

We’ve been really busy picking this week – and have lots more wonderful fresh local produce to offer! Place your order through the REKO Bowmanville order page on Facebook, visit us at the Clarington Farmers’ Market at the Newcastle Arena on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or contact us.

  • Kale – Green Curly or Tuscan
  • Green Onions
  • Summer Onions – 4 types:
    • Cipollini – Cook or caramelize
    • Yellow – Standard Cooking Onion
    • Red – Standard Red Sweet Onion
  • Fresh Garlic
    • Georgian Fire – Intense, strong flavour. Goes far in a recipe. FIRE!
    • French Rocambole – Buttery true garlic flavour. Easy to peel hardneck
    • Persian Star – Mild Nutty Roasted flavour, purple stripe. Cloves form star point
    • Elephant – Large Cloves ! Very mild flavour.
  • Beets – Red, Gold & Chioggia (Candy Cane)
  • Eggplant – Long Asian or Italian Purple Stripe
  • Carrots
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Tomatoes – Red slicer, Brandywine type
  • Italian Frying Peppers – Sweet, nice in salads or cooked.
  • Zucchini – Green and Romanesco (Thin skin, nutty flavour)
  • Patty Pan summer squash
  • Garlic Scape Pesto – Scapes, Basil, Sunflower seeds, parmesan cheese, olive oil – many uses. Dilute, mix, season, dip, and marinade.

Second Season Farm Newcastle grows all the vegetables we sell, maintained with minimal tillage, crop rotations, compost, and the integration of perennial woody hedgerows. No use of pesticides or synthetic chemicals. We aim to build a robust and alive soil that produces healthy produce for our community.