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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 19 April 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.

Stems and roots
Japanese turnips, new season carrots, garlic, celeriac, shallots, spring onions.

Greens and Bitter Greens:
kang kong, coriander, perpetual spinach, Tuscan kale, ruby chard, broccolini, frisee, radicchio, scarole, bitter green salad mix.

Fruit
Cherry tomatoes, mixed coloured heritage tomatoes, large beefsteak tomatoes; chillies – jalapeno, poblano, cherry; mixed long eggplants, potimarron and acorn pumpkins.

Preserves from the farm
Coriander and Garlic Sauce, Vietnamese Curry Paste, Harrief, Red Onion and Tomato Chutney, Eggplant 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.