Creating a Seed to Table Fare

ARETHUSA GARDENS

 
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Garden Philosophy

Seed to table. Sustainable, organic-practices.

At Arethusa, we craft every aspect of the gardens; from making potting soil and compost using our manure from the farm and whey from the dairy; to the seeds we select; the heirloom, heritage and up and coming varieties that we are passionate about; we focus on peak harvesting, taste, texture, and exquisite freshness. These are veggies like they used to taste!

 

Fresh Variety

Variety over production. Stewardship of the land.

Here at Arethusa Gardens, we have a robust year-round fruit and vegetable production schedule. Throughout the year, we’re busy harvesting from our winter greenhouses, picking summertime vegetables from the fields, and arranging bouquets of graceful cottage-style flowers. We also will have several kinds of berries to choose from, and in a few years, we will have a mature fruit orchard featuring heritage apples, pears, peaches, plums and apricots.

In the early spring you can find us harvesting heirloom salad greens, tender spinach, piquant arugula and other unusual cooking greens from our fields; don’t miss our violet hued snow peas or the tricolor mix of beets.  

By Memorial Day our greenhouses are providing beloved sungold cherry tomatoes and blue-skin new potatoes. In the summer we’re heaving with bounty; finally, the strawberries are ready and delectable, the heirloom tomatoes from the field are at peak perfection. Also ready are the adorable patty pan squashes, bambino watermelons, coveted haricot vert beans, twangy shishito peppers, charentais melons, and potatoes galore. When the crisp fall air arrives, we offer the traditional New England cornucopia; pumpkins, winter squashes, hearty yet tender kale mixes, purple cauliflower, rainbow carrots, leeks, brussel sprouts, and plenty of parsnips, the underrated workhorse of any good stew.

Visit us and experience Arethusa’s abundance either at al tavolo, a mano or Arethusa Garden’s veggie stand.

 

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

We have a whole lot of exciting produce to come in the future months -  feel free to inquire about what we are doing at the Arethusa Gardens:

PHONE

860-567-8270

HOURS

Currently closed for the season, we are excited to return late spring, weather permitting!


Early SUMMER HARVEST : Now - July

Heirloom Salad Greens

Baby Kale Mix

Chard

Spinach

Beets 

Broccoli

Arugula

Zesty Cooking Greens Mix

Radishes

Carrots

Kohlrabi

Fennel

Greenhouse tomatoes

MID- SUMMER HARVEST : July - september

FALL HARVEST : September - November

Including previous harvest, plus:

Heirloom Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

Potatoes

Zucchini

Patty Pan Squash

Eggplant

Heirloom Beans

Cucumbers

Basil

Herbs

Sweet Peppers

Hot Peppers

Including previous harvest, plus:

Cooking Pumpkins

Carving Pumpkins

Honeynut Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash

Acorn Squash