The UCSC Farm and Garden’s Fall Plant Sale takes place Friday, September 6 from 12 noon to 6 pm, andSaturday,September 7, from 10 am – 2 pm, at the Barn Theater parking lot, corner of Bay and High Streets at the base of the UCSC campus.
This year’s vegetable offerings include peas, spinach, kale, chard, lettuce and salad mixes, collards, fennel, and leeks, along with broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Napa cabbage. There will also be a good selection of fall- and winter-flowering annuals, including sweet peas, bachelor’s button, statice, calendula, scabiosa, and stock.
Featured this year is an expanded selection of Asian greens, including baby bok choi, tat soi, and joi choi, as well as a range of radicchio varieties, four types of artichokes, and an abundance of alliums, including chives, scallions, shallots, and leeks.
The sale is sponsored by the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, and will benefit the UCSC Farm & Garden Apprenticeship, a six-month training course in organic farming and gardening. Members of the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden receive a 10 percent discount on purchases; memberships will be available at the sale. For more information about the Fall Plant Sale or the Friends of the Farm & Garden, call (831) 459-3240 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The sale takes place rain or shine.