Every year we begin selling transplants online through our website in February. Starting in mid-April, pre-order customers may come to the farm to pick up their cold weather transplants. Warm weather transplants are ready for pick-up mid-May (right after Mother’s Day). See the schedule below for dates and times.
The date on each transplant page shows the last day to order transplants online. This allows Farmer Jonathan to have enough time to grow the plants in the greenhouse. You can view our transplants by order date, or alphabetically below.
Don’t fret if you miss ordering online, as we will have many transplants available at the farm. Transplants that will not be available at the farm are noted as “Grown to Order.” Please note that we cannot ship plants.
We created our “Grown to Order” program to offer a wider choice for your home gardens. Through this program, we offer many additional varieties of 25 vegetable types that must be ordered in advance. We do this because we would love for you to experiment where we cannot; but we can only grow as many plants as there are orders.
For example, we plan to grow 19 varieties of tomatoes at the farm this summer, but there will be 60 varieties from which you can choose for your own garden. We are offering additional varieties of eggplants, flowers, herbs, onions, scallions, salad and cooking greens, peppers, summer squash and winter squash. We are also offering crops such as arugula, beets, radishes and spinach that normally get seeded directly but can be transplanted for an early start.
Our transplants are 100% organically grown in our greenhouse from seed in a compost-based potting soil and they are lovingly tended by our Director of Agriculture, Jonathan Kirschner.
We strive to give you plants that will do well when you are ready to put them in your garden. This means that size can be deceiving. Often a bigger plant will be root bound and take longer to adjust to transplanting than a smaller one. Don’t get overexcited by very large bushy plants, they may not be the best choice for you. Transplants grown this way suffer less transplant shock and show better resistance to adverse conditions such as disease and pest pressure. Transplants include those that are suited for a colder Northern climate (when planted).
Please click on the buttons below to take you to individual transplant pages.