Organic Vegetable Starts

by jennifer on January 17, 2013

We offer a wide variety of organically grown vegetable and culinary herb starts for your garden. We choose varieties that are proven to do well here in our region, even in marginal growing seasons. Our starts are available early April though June. We welcome suggestions for new varieties to offer.

Wholesale quantities are also available. Contact us for prices and availability.

vegetable and herb startsWhere To Buy our Organic Vegetable and Herb Starts:

-The Olympia Farmers Market: Thurs-Sun starting the first week in April. Our stall is in the SE wing of the market near the demonstration garden, and along the road.
The Tacoma Proctor Market. Every week starting the 1st Saturday in April.
The Olympia Food Co-ops: We will be providing them with many more starts this year. They include: mustard greens, collards, mizuna, arugula, boc choy, tat soi,  broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, chard, tomato, eggplant, pepper, and basil.
Eastside Urban Farm & Garden: A new garden center on the Eastside of Olympia that caters to urban organic gardeners and homesteaders.
The Farm: We don’t have “official hours” at this time, but are usually here. Please call ahead to be sure someone will be here to help you. Get directions.

These are just some of the things we grow. We add new varieties all the time.

ARTICHOKE: 2” pots
Tavo

BROCCOLI: 4-packs
Belstar
DiCiccio
Thompson

BRUSSELS SPROUTS: 4-packs
Nautic

CAULIFLOWER: 4-packs
Snow Crown
Amazing

CABBAGE: 4-packs
Red cabbage: Red Express
Green cabbage: Farao
Savoy: Famosa
Kraut: Gunma

CANTELOPE:
First Kiss

CHARD: 4-packs
Red: Rhubarb
Rainbow: Bright Lights

CUCUMBERS: short 4″ pot
Yellow: Lemon
Slicer: Marketmore 76
Pickling: Calypso
Beit Alpha: Amiga (delicate, thin skinned, non bitter)
Japanese: Tasty Jade

EGGPLANT: 4″ pots
Nadia (Italian bell shaped)
Traviata (Italian bell shaped)
Orient express (long Japanese type)
Listada di Guardia- (Italian bell, light purple with white stripes)

HERBS:
Basil: Sweet (4-packs)
Basil: Thai (4-packs)
Cilantro (4-packs)
Dill (4-packs)
Italian Parsley (4 inch pot)
Mint (4 inch pot) N/A
Rosemary (4 inch pot) N/A
Oregano (4 inch pot)
Sage (4 inch pot) N/A
Thyme (4 inch pot)
Marjoram (4 inch pot)
Savory (4 inch pot) N/A

KALE: 4-packs
Red Russian
Winterbor
Lacinato

LEEKS:
Tadorna

LETTUCE: 4-packs
Red leaf: Red Sails
Green leaf: Green Star
Romaine: Green Towers
Green Butterhead: Optima
Red Butterhead:Roxy
Green Oakleaf: Octate
Red Oakleaf: Red Salad Bowl

MUSTARD/ASIAN GREENS: 6-packs
mustard mix
arugula
boc choy
tat soi
red giant mustard
green wave mustard

ONIONS: 2” pots
Yellow storage: Copra
Red: Cabernet
Sweet: Walla Walla

PEPPERS: 4″ pots
SWEET-
Green bell: Revolution
Small red bell (pimento) Round of Hungary
Red bullhorn: Kapello
Orange bullhorn: Oranos

HOT-
Early Jalapeno
Red Rocket (red cayenne)
Ring of Fire (red cayenne)
Ancho Poblano

SHALLOT: 2” pot
Ambition

SUMMER SQUASH: 2″ pot
Green Zucchini: Spineless Beauty
Italian zucchini: Costata Romanesco
Yellow zucchini: Goldy
Yellow crookneck: Gentry
Yellow Scallopini (aka Patty Pan)

TOMATOES: 4″ pots
CHERRIES-
Sungold (orange)
Sweetie (red)
Super Sweet 100 (red)
Black Cherry (black)
Yellow Pear (yellow)
Red Pear (red)

SAUCE:
Little Napoli
Heinz
Amish Paste
Grandma Mary

SLICERS- Ind=Indeterminate, Det=Determinate
Early Girl (red slicer, Ind.)
Stupice (heirloom, red slicer, Ind.)
Moskvich (red slicer, Ind.)
Oregon Spring (red slicer, Det.)
Black Prince (heirloom, purple black slicer, Ind.)
Green Zebra (heirloom, green stripes, slicer, Ind.)
Brandywine (heirloom, reddish pink, slicer, Ind.)
Prudens Purple (heirloom, pink slicer, Ind.)
Glacier (early, small, red, slicer, Det.)
Legend (red slicer with some blight resistance.)

TOMATILLO: 4″pots
green
purple

WINTER SQUASH: 4″ pot
Delicata
Spaghetti
Butternut
Buttercup
Acorn
Pie Pumpkin

WATERMELON: 4″ pot
Yellow Doll (small, yellow fleshed)

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