Turtle Bend Farm is a sustainable vegetable farm in Polk County, Georgia. Adam and Mecca Lowe are growing vegetables on approximately 7 acres of family farmland using ecological methods without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides or herbicides. Our goal is to produce clean, healthy, fresh vegetables for our local communities while protecting and enhancing our local natural and social resources.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Late Summer/Fall Vegetable Subscription

We are now taking applications for our late summer and fall season of vegetables. We will offer 12 weeks of seasonal vegetables from our farm and occaisonally from neighboring naturally grown/organic farmers. Beginning in August, members will receive at least 5 varieties of seasonal fruits and vegetables each week. The cost is $22 per week for a total of $264. Deliveries and pick-ups are arranged at the Rockmart Farmers Market, Marietta Square Farmers' Market, Elrod's Garden Supply in Dallas, Kennesaw State University, Rome, Vinings and Buckhead area. New drop sites can be arranged. Please email us for application and information sheet at turtlebendfarm(at)gmail.com and we will reserve your spot.

Adam and Mecca

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

More summer pictures

Pink-eye purple hull peas!

Baby watermelon on the vine

Surprise tomato harvest! Mecca didn't have a basket with her while strolling through the tomatoes.

Beautiful Summer squash and golden zucchini harvest

We have our photographer in residence to thank for all of these wonderful pictures of the farm- Mrs. Judi Jackson of J. Jackson Photography!! (Mecca's mother).

Summer Pictures on the Farm

Rattlesnake Pole Beans climbing high.

Drip irrigation at work on Rattlesnake pole beans, summer arugula and okra.

Checking on the beans and squash.