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In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 21 February 2015

Summer vegetables galore at Bathgate Farm

At last the summer crops are in full production. Plenty of new lines to try at the market.

Tomatoes and other fruit

  • Heirloom varieties including beefsteaks – rouge de mamande, brandywine, black krim; Verona orange and ananas noir.
  • Salad varieties: money maker, juanne flamme, tigerella, zebras.
  • multi-coloured large cherry sized varieties,
  • Chillies:  jalapeno
  • Peppers: corno de rosso;
  • golden nugget squash;
  • eggplants – several types including Lebanese, ping tung long, Listada.
  • Pickling cucumbers

Potatoes:

New season early harvest potatoes.

  • Norland – pink skinned, round, white flesh, waxy. Ideal for boiling, salads, casseroles;
  • Delaware – white skin and flesh. Newly dug so more waxy than usual.

Stems and roots:

  • pickling size brown onion;
  • spring onions;
  • beetroot – large sized standard, golden, white and candy stripe and mangel wurzels;
  • radish

Greens:

  • Perpetual spinach, silver beet and ruby chard;
  • Tuscan kale (cavolo nero);
  • Bitter green salad mix;
  • Radicchio, frisee and scarole.

Asian Greens:

  • pak choy, green and white stem;
  • choy sum;
  • Kailan;
  • kang kong;
  • amaranth.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

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In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 16 November 2013

Finally new season potatoes at Albany Farmers Market this Saturday.

Potatoes

    • Norland – red skinned waxy ideal for boiling and salads;
    • Delaware – WA old favourite, general purpose.

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Stems and roots:

  • carrots – delicious sweet rainbow and nantes varieties;
  • spring onions;
  • green garlic;
  • fennel.

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Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • Perpetual spinach, ruby chard and silver beet;
  • Bitter green salad mix plus some whole radicchio, frisee, scarole and sugarloaf endives;
  • Asian vegetables – pak choi, choy sum.

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste (sorry not available, new batch soon),
  • Green Curry Paste,
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi (new batch),
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • spicy tomato sauce (new batch),
  • Harrief (sorry not available, new batch soon),
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 29 June 2013

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Potatoes:

  • new variety this week is Dutch Cream – sought after yellow -fleshed waxy potato, excellent for mashing, roasting, casseroles, salads, boiling;
  • Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads),
  • Delaware (all round old favourite);
  • Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream);
  • Kipfler;
  • Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

We have a small supply of other vegetables. Be early to avoid missing out.

Stems and roots:

  • parsnips,
  • swedes,
  • turnips – standard and bunched baby turnips,
  • last of the garlic,

Greens:

  • Pak Choi,
  • Tatsoi.
  • Bitter salad mix – Italian style mix including frisee, scarole, radicchio, sugar loaf endive, coral and cos lettuce.
  • Other greens still in short supply.

Fruit:

  • Argentine pumpkins – on request only.

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste,
  • Harrief  (hot Moroccan style chilli and roasted pepper sauce),
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi,
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • Spicy Tomato Sauce,
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

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In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 31 May 2013

Potatoes Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads), Delaware (all round old favourite); Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream); Kipfler; Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

Stems and roots: parsnips, swedes, Milan purple top turnips, garlic, fennel, daikon, purple and golden beetroot..

Greens: Pak Choi, Tatsoi. Other greens still in short supply. Last minute inclusion – small picking of Tuscan kale, curly kale and collard greens.

Fruit: Argentine, potimarron and acorn pumpkins.

Preserves from the farm Green Curry Paste, Coriander and Garlic Sauce, Vietnamese Curry Paste, Harrief, Thai style Chilli Jam, Red Onion and Tomato Chutney, Eggplant Kasaundi, Tomato Kasaundi, Spicy Tomato Sauce, Quince Butter and Quince Jelly.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

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This year’s harvest of Argentine butternut pumpkins.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 24 May 2013

This week’s produce list is small as we are waiting for new season’s plantings to mature. We have also been busy clearing the summer beds before the swamp becomes flooded.

Potatoes Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads), Delaware (all round old favourite); Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream); Kipfler; Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

Stems and roots: parsnips, swedes, Milan purple top turnips, Japanese turnips, multi-coloured carrots, garlic, fennel, daikon, salsify.

Greens: not many ready for picking this week, but for early shoppers we will have a small supply.

Fruit: last of the chillies and eggplants; Argentine, potimarron and acorn pumpkins.

Preserves from the farm Green Curry Paste, Coriander and Garlic Sauce, Vietnamese Curry Paste, Harrief, Thai style Chilli Jam, Red Onion and Tomato Chutney, Eggplant Kasaundi, Tomato Kasaundi, Spicy Tomato Sauce, Quince Butter and Quince Jelly.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

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In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 11 May 2013

Potatoes Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads), Delaware (all round old favourite); Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream); Kipfler; Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

Stems and roots new season swedes, Milan purple top turnips, Japanese turnips, multi-coloured carrots, purple and golden beetroot, garlic, fennel.

Greens and Bitter Greens: coriander, perpetual spinach, Tuscan kale, bitter green salad mix.

Fruit: chillies – jalapeno, poblano, cherry, numex; Thai green eggplants, long purple eggplants, potimarron and acorn pumpkins.

Preserves from the farm Green Curry Paste, Coriander and Garlic Sauce, Vietnamese Curry Paste, Harrief, Red Onion and Tomato Chutney, Eggplant Kasaundi, Tomato Kasaundi, Spicy Tomato Sauce, Quince Butter and Quince Jelly.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.