THE U-Pick GARDEN will be closing August 20th. This will be the last year the garden will be open to the public. Next year I'll be operating as a CSA, supplying about 20 regular customers with weekly boxes. Thank you for your support over the last 8 years, but it's time to try something new.

To get a copy of my book, "How To Grow Vegetables In Sitka, Alaska" just give me a call....The books are $20 plus tax. If you live out of town and want me to mail you a copy, you can mail a check for $25.60 to:

Lori Adams
P O Box 6021
Sitka, Alaska

Down To Earth U-Pick Garden is located at 2103 Sawmill Creek Road in Sitka, Alaska. It is open usually from mid-June through late August. Hours are Monday-Saturday 12:00 to 6:30. On Farmer's Market Saturdays I am not open until 2:00. Children are welcome but may not run through the garden or chase the ducks. If you have any questions you can contact me, Lori Adams, at 907-747-6108 or 907-738-2241. My email address is

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Tomorrow Is Opening Day!!

The beautiful weather has been holding and I am SO loving it!  Tomorrow is opening day and I guess I'm ready as I'll ever be. Here's a peak at what is ready at the U-pick.....

Leaf and Romaine Lettuce:

Look at all the pretty colors....


Tons and tons of Jurassic-sized rhubarb: "Hi Marmalade!"

Garlic Greens: which are immature garlic that you can use whole like a green onion. In the words of one of my customers, "They're so good they should be illegal!"


Turnip Greens:

And some baby turnips too!

Miscellaneous herbs...



And a little bit of Basil:


Celery stalks:

And flowers:

So, come on out tomorrow and pick yourself a salad!!

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