bountywoods farm

Naturally grown vegetables and fruits,
flowers and herbs

Free-range eggs and meat from organically fed chickens and turkeys

Other Products

Naturally Grown Fresh Vegetables

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Invest in the full taste of real, nutrient-rich produce locally grown on our constantly improving soils. Heirloom vegetable varieties grown without chemicals are naturally better. Genetically modified (GMO) foods may appear high in certain nutrients, but usually lack the full comlement of trace minerals and phytonutrients.

Growing Methods
We believe it is best to interfere as little as possible with the natural ecology. We use compost for fertilizer, along with a small amounts of rock powders to ensure a balance of soil minerals. Instead of plastic mulch, we use organic mulches such as bark and wood chips and hay to retain moisture and supress weeds. Because we do not want to rely on constant irrigation, we grow on raised beds to provide drainage in wet seasons and to retain moisture in mid-summer. If we do till, it is  only minimally - for example, to break up sod, or to grow a cover crop on a larger area.

Bountywoods Farm follows organic growing methods and our land receives no chemical insecticides and fungicides.  Even "organic" products are sometimes found to be harmful, so we try to avoid them as well. We occasionally share some of your vegetables with the insects, but we try to use physical methods to send them elsewhere! We do use some row cover fabric on certain crops at critical times of high insect pressure. 

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Our Products:                                                    Approximate Season

  • Lettuce -  romaine and leaf types             June through September
  • Mesclun mixed salad greens                       June to October
  • Peas -  shell, snap and snow types            June  -  July
  • Beans -  green and wax                                   July through September
  • Swiss Chard                                                           June to October
  • Kale                                                                            June to October
  • Carrots                                                                     July to October
  • Radishes                                                                  June to October
  • Heirloom Tomatoes                                          August  -  September
  • Green Onions                                                       June to October
  • Spinach                                                                     June to October
  • Zucchini and Scallop summer squash    July through September
  • Beets and beet greens                                     late June to October
  • and many more....
Where to buy our products: 
  • Our farm market stand is open from June to Thanksgiving, Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Visit us also at Halifax Forum Farmers Market (see below).

For lots of canning tips and recipes visit this site.   http://pickyourown.org/allaboutcanning.htm

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See Bountywoods Farm at
Halifax Forum Farmers' Market
on Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm.
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Located at Almon and  Windsor streets.


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