Bathgate Farm @ Albany Farmers Market – June 2017

Potatoes:

  • Norland – delicious waxy boiling potato
  • Kipfler – waxy fingerling potato
  • Nicola – creamy yellow waxy variety, similar to Dutch Cream
  • Delaware, dependable all rounder
  • royal blue – amazing for creamy mash and roasting

Greens:

  • cauliflowers
  • Cavolo nero and spigariello
  • perpetual spinach
  • broccolini
  • mini cabbages – green, purple and savoy

Asian Greens:

  • Chinese Cabbage
  • Daikon

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Roots and stems:

  • beetroot- bunched purple and golden
  • celeriac
  • carrots-  rainbow and purple  varieties;
  • parsnips
  • fennel
  • spring onions

Salads

  • cos lettuce – large mid sized cos
  • mixed salad bags (with bitter greens)

Pumpkin

  • selection of gourmet varieties – Marina di Chioggia, Potimarron, Green Hubbard, Tonda Padana. Whole pumpkins or pieces available.

Available at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany.

 

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This week at Bathgate Farm 1 October 2016

Greens:

  • cauliflowers – traditional white and coloured varieties
  • Romanesco
  • Spigariello and kale
  • perpetual spinach and ruby chard
  • broccolini
  • brussel sprouts on the stem

Asian Greens:

  • pak choy
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Daikon

Potatoes:

  • Lady Chrystal
  • Rodeo,
  • Ranger Russet.

Roots and stems:

  • beetroot- standard and cylindra
  • mixed coloured beetroot – golden, chioggia and white
  • celeriac
  • carrots- baby orange, rainbow and purple  varieties;
  • baby fennel;
  • baby leeks
  • swedes
  • turnips

Salads

  • cos lettuce – large mid sized cos
  • frisee endives
  • bitter (Italian style) salad mix
  • lettuce mix

Other :

  •  lemons
  • rhubarb

This week at Bathgate Farm – 25 March 2016

Easter:

 Potatoes:

  • Kipfler,
  • Royal Blue,
  • Norland.

Fruiting crops :

  • Jalapeno and Sorrano chillies (green)
  • Padron peppers
  • Tomatillo
  • Lebanese and standard eggplant
  • Bulls horn peppers

Tomatoes (sorry only a small selection)

 

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Tomatillos

Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • perpetual spinach
  • Cabbages (mini green and red, sugarloaf and drumhead)
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Drum head, sugarloaf and mini red and green cabbages

Asian Greens:

  • pak choy green stem
  • Pak choi white stem
  • Yukina savoy (variety of Tatsoi, use as spinach substitute)
  • Kang kong
  • Red leaf amaranth (Chinese spinach)
  • Choy sum
  • Basil
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Kang kong

Roots and stems:

  • beetroot
  • celeriac
  • carrots- orange, and purple  varieties;
  • parsnips;
  • fennel;
  • spring onions;
  • shallots
  • Red pearl and torpedo onions

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  • Available at Albany Farmers Market

This week at Bathgate Farm – 27 Feb 2016

Beefsteak tomatoes are in season.

Fruiting crops include:

  • Beefsteak, salad, cherry and paste tomatoes
  • Jalapeno chillies (green)
  • Sorrano chillies (green)
  • gherkins
  • golden nugget squash

 

Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • spigariello;
  • perpetual spinach; .

Asian Greens:

  • pak choy green stem
  • Pak choi white stem
  • Yukina savy (variety of Tatsoi, use as spinach substitute)
  • Kang kong
  • Red leaf amaranth (Chinese spinach)
  • Choy sum
  • Basil

Salad greens:

 

  • radicchio,
  • lettucey salad mix
  • bitter green and lettuce salad mix,
  • Cos lettuce

 

Roots and stems:

  • new season celeriac
  • carrots- sweet orange, purple and rainbow varieties;
  • parsnips;
  • fennel;
  • spring onions;
  • beetroot;
  • shallots
  • spring onions.
  • Available at Albany Farmers Market

This week at Bathgate Farm – 23 October 2015

Huge variety of spring vegetables at this weeks market.

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Stems and roots:

  • carrots- sweet orange, purple and rainbow varieties;
  • parsnips;
  • fennel;
  • spring onions;
  • beetroot;
  • red radish
  • black Spanish radish
  • green garlic.

Greens:

  • mini-cabbage, sugarloaf cabbage;
  • broccolini;
  • spigarello;
  • English spinach;
  • ruby chard;
  • wild greens – nettles, sorrel, dill .

Bitter greens:

  • radicchio,
  • dandelion chicory,
  • sugarloaf chicory,
  • salad mix of bitter greens and lettuce,
  • Cos hearts;

Asian Greens:

  • Chinese cabbage;
  • pak choy
  • choy sum
  • coriander
  • Japanese turnip
  • Daikon.

    Available at Albany Farmers Market

This week at Bathgate Farm – 27 June 2015

Highlights: new picking of baby carrots, beetroot with tops on (two vegetables in one), big range of potatoes varieties.

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Potatoes

    • Waxy – delicious flavour, firm texture: Dutch Cream, Nicola, Norland, Kipfler.
    • Multipurpose- Delaware
    • Floury – fluffy, loose texture, ideal for chips, roasting and mash: King Edward.

Stems and roots:

  • carrots- first pick of the new patch;
  • parsnips;
  • fennel;
  • spring onions;
  • beetroot;
  • Japanese turnip
  • Daikon
  • brown onions.

Greens:

  • Tuscan kale (cavolo nero);
  • Perpetual spinach;
  • broccolini;
  • rocket;
  • cabbages
  • rapini;
  • wild greens – nettles, sorrel, fat hen .

Bitter greens:

  • radicchio,
  • scarole,
  • sugarloaf chicory,
  • frisee,
  • Bitter green and lettuce salad mix;

Asian Greens:

  • Chinese cabbage;
  • coriander.

This week at Bathgate Farm – 12 June 2015

We have been busy keeping up the supply of vegetables for winter markets. There is plenty of variety this week at Albany Farmers Market.

Potatoes

    • Dutch Cream
    • Niclola
    • King Edward
    • Delaware
    • Kipfler.

Stems and roots:

  • carrots ;
  • parsnips;
  • fennel;
  • spring onions;
  • beetroot;
  • red and brown onions.

Greens:

  • Tuscan kale (cavolo nero);
  • Perpetual spinach;
  • broccolini;
  • rocket;
  • cabbages;
  • wild greens – nettles, sorrel, fat hen .

Bitter greens:

  • radicchio,
  • scarole,
  • sugarloaf chicory,
  • frisee,
  • dandelion chicory;
  • Bitter green and lettuce salad mix;

Asian Greens:

  • flowering choy sum;
  • Chinese cabbage;
  • coriander.