Available Now – Farmer’s Pick ™ Produce, Boise, Idaho

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With the summer heat we are starting to harvest more items.

-Available Now-
  • Sweet Italian Basil: $2.00 a generous bunch. Time to make pesto, see recipes here.
Basil : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Basil ‘Sweet Italian’
  • Fennel Bulb: $1.75 each
Fennel Bulb: FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Fennel Bulb
  • Persian Cucumbers: 2 for $1.25. Thin skinned like an English cucumber, mild flavor and crunchy.
Persian Cucumbers : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Persian Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes: $1.75/lb. Just starting to ripen, peak harvest is several more weeks away. We planted 12 varieties this year including an assortment of cherry tomatoes, large slicers and canning tomatoes. If you want green tomatoes, just ask and we will pick them for you on the spot.
Tomatoes : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Tomatoes
  • Large Green Zucchini (over a pound): $1.00 each. Great for making zucchini bread.
Zucchini Large Green : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Large Green Zucchini (over one pound each)
  • Zucchini Summer Squash (smaller size): $1.00/lb. We have green, striped, yellow and round.
  • Lemon Summer Squash: $1.00/lb.
Lemon Summer Squash : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Lemon Summer Squash
  • Patty-Pan or Scallop Summer Squash: $1.75/lb. Most flavorful of all the summer squashes.
Summer Squash Patty Pan : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Patty Pan Summer Squash
  • Sweet Banana Chile Peppers: 15¢ each or $2.50/lb. No heat!
Peppers Chile Sweet Banana : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Sweet Banana Chile Peppers
  • Jalapeño Chile Peppers: 15¢ each or $2.50/lb.
Peppers Chile Jalapeño : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Jalapeño Chile Peppers
  • Eggplant ‘Early Long Purple’: $1.75/lb. A Japanese variety.
Eggplant Early Long Purple : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Eggplant ‘Early Long Purple’
  • Yellow Wax Snap Beans: $2.50/lb. This is our first picking. We have two more succession plantings after this one that will provide yellow snap beans into September. We did not plant green beans this year, but we did plant a Red Chinese Long Pole Bean that we are excited about that will be ready next month.
Yellow Snap Beans : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Yellow Snap Beans
  • Bunch Beets with top greens: $2.75 per bunch. We are harvesting some Detroit Dark Red Beets, Cylindra Beets, and a new variety this year called Chioggia. Chioggia Beets, also known as the candy cane or candy stripe beet, originates from Northern Italy. They are especially sweet in flavor and do not ‘bleed’ as much as regular beets.
Chioggia Beets : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Chioggia Beets
Kale Scarlet : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Scarlet Kale
  • Chard: $2.75 per bunch.
Chard : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Chard
  • Garlic: $4.00/lb. Just harvested. This is green or un-cured garlic that needs to be used right away. All our garlic has been harvested and is hanging in the shop to dry or cure for about a month, then it can be used and stored for longer term.
  • Fresh cut herbs including Chives, Tarragon, Sweet Marjoram, Greek Oregano, Sage, Thyme and Summer Savory: all $1.50 per bunch.
  • French Sorrel: $2.50 a package.
  • Grape Leaves: 5 each for $1.00.
Grape Leaves : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Grape Leaves
  • Artisan Goat Cheese from Eden Creamery, Kuna-Idaho. Six varieties including Chevre, Labaneh, Feta, Farm Cheese, Gouda, Mancheggo.
Artisan Goat Cheeses sold at farm stand from Eden Creamery, Kuna-ID
Goat Cheeses from Eden Creamery, Kuna-Idaho
  • Cut flower bouquets: $5.00
Flowers 22 : FarmStand in Boise, Idaho
Sunflower about to burst open
-Available Next-

More Tomatoes… pictures to follow. Black Beauty Eggplant. Bell Peppers including purple and green. Carrots are slow to mature, but we should be harvesting more in the following weeks including purple, yellow, white and the familiar orange carrot. Many are asking about the melons… they won’t be ready until September, let us hope for a long warm summer.

Until next time, peace.

Farmer's Pick ™