We have produce available year round. Here is a summary of our seasons:
May – June
Vegetable, herb and flower seedlings, lettuce, mesclun, asparagus, spinach, beet greens, sugar peas, radishes, rhubarb, strawberries, greenhouse tomatoes, herbs.
July – August
Peas, new potatoes, summer squash, cucumbers, green beans, carrots, beets, sweet corn, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, cantaloupe, watermelon, blueberries, raspberries, flowers, more greens!
September – October
Peas, new potatoes, summer squash, cucumbers, green beans, carrots, beets, sweet corn, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, cantaloupe, watermelon, blueberries, raspberries, flowers, more greens! Plus cranberries, potatoes, squash, turnip, broccoli, cabbage, onions, pumpkins, dried flowers, Indian corn, gourds.
November – December
Winter storage crops, including potatoes, beets, carrots, leeks, garlic, onions, pumpkins, squash, cabbage, rutabagas, turnips, and fall greens. If you were a Winter Share CSA member, you’d be receiving all this and more. Click here to sign up.
January – March
Same as Nov.-Dec, now including winter greens. The supply of storage crops through the winter may vary depending on the growing season and unexpected storage issues. Winter squash varieties include: Buttercup (acorn shaped, dry); Butternut (tan, peanut shaped, moist); Acorn (ribbed, moist); Hubbard (big, blue/green, moist); Sweet Dumpling (small, round, yellow-striped, nutty flavor, medium dry); and Delicata (long, yellow-striped, sweet, dry). See winter storage information below. For more details on when crops are likely to be available, see our annual schedule. For more information about where and how our products are available, see our market information.
Our Winter share 2015/2016 is extended to include April storage crops, maple syrup, and dried beans. A great assortment of veggies will be coming to the Saturday farmer markets including cabbage, rutabaga, celeriac, onions, and shallots.
OUR SPECIALTY: MAPLE SYRUP Goranson Farm maple syrup is available year- round. We produce it in glass containers from 40 ml. to 500 ml. (1.06 pint), and in six sizes of plastic container, 100 ml. to one gallon. Maple candy and other maple treats are available on special occasions such as Maine Maple Sunday (March), Open Farm Day, and around the Christmas holiday. Goranson maple products are available at our farm stand and at all farmers markets that we attend. If you’d like to have our maple products shipped to you, call or e-mail us for information. Click here for details on how we produce maple syrup and how to use and store it.
OUR OTHER SPECIALTY: POTATOES
We grow a number of potato varieties, beginning with the harvest of baby red-skinned potatoes for the Fourth of July. Orders for our select-size potatoes should be placed well in advance; call or e-mail us. If you’d like to have potatoes shipped, call or e-mail us for rates. For more details on our harvest schedule, sizes, and varieties, click here.
We raise free-range chickens throughout the summer. Freezer pigs by the side or whole are available in October, as well as whole turkeys for the holidays. Our meats are sold on a pre-order basis; you may order online. We also have frozen cuts and ground portions of locally grown pork and beef available (only) at our farm stand. Also, we are stocking frozen chicken pies at the stand. Chicken is $5 per pound.
STORAGE OF WINTER SQUASH
Store in cool, dry locations, minimum 55 degrees F. (attic, a back room, or closet).
Photo by Kelsey Kobik