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Pick-Your-Own Vegetables and Flowers

Dane County, Wisconsin

The Tree Farm is Open. Hours today are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For picking today

Onions! (Don't forget the onions when you pick tomatoes to make salsa.) Onions, red and yellow

For picking today
Vegetable Remarks
Amaranth Red leafed amaranth.
Basil Plenty of sweet basil, Thai basil and purple basil.
Beans Selective picking is necessary to get good quality. More beans in two to three weeks.
Beets Plenty of nice beets.
Bittermelon AKA bitter gourd. Good supply, Hunting through the weeds may be necessary to find them.
Broccoli Good supply.
Cabbage Good supply of green cabbage up to 8 pounds, red cabbage and savoy cabbage. Now priced for kraut.
Carrots Plenty of sweet, crisp carrots and baby carrots.
Cauliflower Limited supply. More will ripen soon.
Collards Good supply and quality.
Cucumbers, pickling Mostly large. Finding small cukes is hard work. Good supply.
Cucumbers, salad Very limited supply.
Eggplant A moderately good supply of the long slender Asian type eggplant, round eggplant and specialty eggplants. Limited supply of tear drop shaped eggplant.
Flowers to cut Zinnias, statice, rudbeckia, ageratum, marigolds, celosia, snapdragons, and many other flowers are ready to cut. Sunflowers are also available for cutting.
Green onions Plenty of large green onions.
Honey Three pound jars of locally grown honey.
Honey, comb Twelve ounce squares. Locally grown.
Kale Excellent supply of nice kale.
Kohl-rabi Plenty of large kohl-rabis and small kohl-rabis. Tender and crisp. Excellent flavor.
Leeks Good supply of nice leeks.
Lemon grass Excellent supply and quality.
Lovage The herb for seasoning soups and stews.
Mint Good supply of spearmint and chocolate mint.
Okra Supplies are modest. Look where others haven't picked.
Onions Good supply of yellow onions and red onions.
Oregano Use it fresh or dry it for winter.
Parsley Excellent supply of nice parsley. Flat leaf and curly types.
Peppers, hot or spicy Green ripe: Good supply of mariachi, hot banana green-ripe Lao hot, cayenne, hot Portugal, cherry hot and serrano. Limited supply of jalapeno. Please wait for other varieties. Red ripe: Good supply cherry hot. Few cayenne and Lao hot.
Peppers, sweet Good supplies of European stuffing peppers, purple and green bell peppers, sweet banana peppers, Cubanelle peppers, snack peppers and specialty peppers.
Popcorn From storage
Potatoes White potatoes. Tops are down or going down. Ready for storage soon.
Potatoes, new Red potatoes. Sweet and pricy. That great new potato flavor.
Pumpkin Green pumpkins are available for those who like them that way. Wait four or five weeks you prefer them orange.
Salad greens Romain lettuce, spinach.
Snake gourd or Cucuzzi Somewhat limited supply of cucuzzi (pale green snake gourd). Very few Indian striped snake gourds.
Swiss chard Excellent supply and quality.
Tomatoes Now at canning price. Good supply of ripe red, yellow, pink and paste (roma), and cherry tomatoes. Picking is good at the far end of the field.
Zucchini Zucchini, crookneck squash and Mediterranean zucchini of all sizes are available.

Open Wed, Thurs, Fri 9-12 and 3:30-7:30
Sat and Sun 9-5
When you pick it, you know it's fresh

Please bring your own containers.

Cash or check please. No Plastic.

The Tree Farm
The Pick-your-own Vegetables Place

In Northwestern Dane County, Wisconsin, serving Madison and the surrounding area
8454 St. Rd. 19
Cross Plains, WI 53528

Picking information updated Sunday August 28, 2016 6:10 AM

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