Harvest List 2017

2017 Harvest:

Our markets in 2017:


https://westendfood.coop/farmers-market (June through to Oct.)

Sales at the farm are by appointment only please.

April 17 – Fresh Stinging Nettles.


2016 Harvest List:

The drought affected the type and amount of produce harvested. Valuable lessons were learned and seeds saved that may be able to produce better in another drought.

Oct. 24 Winter Nellis Pear end Nov. 15, “Bleu de Solaize” Leeks end Dec. 11.

Oct. 21 Jerusalem Artichoke end Nov. 30

Oct. 15 Wild Grape end Oct.30.

Oct. 7 Butternut Squash, Rouge Vif d’Etampes Pumpkin end Oct. 21.

Oct.1 Tumanga, Nova Spy and Melrose Apples end Oct. 14.

Sept. 24 German Plum end Sept. 26, Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin, Canada Crookneck Squash end Oct.17.

Sept.17 Reine Claude Plum end Sept.30, Italian Plum end Sept. 19.

Sept. 22 Parsley end Nov. 12.

Sept. 21 “Conference” Pear end Oct. 10, “Black Cherry” & “Matt’s Wild” Tomato end Oct. 1.

Sept. 14 Asian Pear “Taylor Apple Pear” end Oct. 11.

Sept. 9 Asian Pears: “Kenko” end Sept. 30 and Little Green (name unknown) end Oct. 10.

Sept. 5 “Rosa Bianca” Eggplant end Oct. 9 (frost).

Sept. 3 Nasturtium Flowers end Oct 9 (frost).

Sept. 1Japanese Black Trifele , Cosmonaut Volkov, Grightmire’s Pride, Tasmanian Yellow Tomatoes end Oct. 9.

Aug. 22 “Harrow Sweet” Pears. “Red Free” Apple end Aug. 30.

Aug. 8 Dill end Aug. 15th.

Aug. 7 “Golden of Bacau” Yellow Wax Pole Bean end Oct 9 (frost), Calendula Flowers end Oct.30.

Aug. 6 Start and end: “Gifford” Pears, “Shiro” Plums.

Aug. 3 “Aunt Molly” Ground Cherry end Oct 9 (frost).

Aug. 1 “Costata Romanesca” Zucchini end Sept. 26, Basil end Oct. 9 (frost), Borage Flowers end Oct.20, Pink Flamingo Swiss Chard, “Detroit” Beets end Dec. 5.

July 25 Romano Beans end Oct. 9 (frost)., “Illini Hardy” Blackberries end Aug. 30, Zucchini Flowers end Sept.12.

July 17 Cilantro end Aug. 6, “Lemon Gem” Edible Marigold Petals end Oct. 9 (frost).

July 11 – Black Currants end July 28, Mammoth Melting Snow Peas end Aug. 6.

July 10 – Pixwell and Hinnonmaki Red Gooseberry end July 11, Pink Champagne Currant end July 11, Rovada Red Currant end July 13.

July 8 – Wild Black Raspberry end July 26.

July 5Glorie de Sablon” Pink Currants end July 11, “Captivator” Gooseberry end July 11, Sour Cherry end July7.

July 3Mulberries last variety end July 15.

July 2 Saskatoons end July 11.

June 28Red (Rondom and Jonkheer van tets) Currants, White (Primus) Currants last picking July 8.

June 21Garlic Scapes end July 5, Wild Greens end Aug. 15.

June 14start and end date Haskaps: Tundra, Borealis, Blue Belle and Berry Blue.

June 10 start and end date “Cinderella” Honeyberry/Haskap 

June 6 Rose Petals and Clove Pinks end July10, Chive and Sage Flowers both finished June 20.

May 28 – Asparagus end June 25, Apple Mint end July1.

May 16Rhubarb end June 30 / Eastern Redbud blossoms (end May 27).

May 10 –  Sweet Cicely end Nov. 10./ Lovage gone to seed in June / Good King Henry gone to seed in June.

May 1   Stinging Nettles ended May 23 for fresh use / Green Garlic ended June 14 / Edible Violet Flowers ended   June 2 / Sorrel gone to seed in June.

From May to Nov. 1 Cut Flowers, Sage.