Green Beans, Cucumbers and Tomatoes are available by the bushel or half-bushel. To order produce in quantity, please complete the order form on the Contact Us page. Availability of beans, cucumbers and tomatoes varies from week to week. We will absolutely try to fulfill your order on the date you request, but please understand that supplies of produce are limited. We create a list of orders that are completed according to the date the orders are received. It is best to get your order in early.
There are 32 quarts in a bushel.
Half-bushel pricing is one half the price of bushel pricing.
We ask for a $5.00 deposit on bushel baskets, $4.00 on half-bushel baskets. Or you may simply purchase the bushel baskets for $5.00, half-bushel baskets for $4.00 and keep the basket.
Our price is $50.00 per bushel of freshly picked green beans.
Some helpful hints for green beans:
A bushel of beans is about 30 lbs.
One pound of green beans with the the tips removed and the beans sliced = about 3 cups.
1-1/2 to 2-1/2 lbs. beans = 1 quart canned.
Mini (3" or less) - $95.00 per bushel Small (3" - 4") - $70.00 per bushel Medium (4" - 5") - $63.00 per bushel Large (5" or larger) - $53.00 per bushel
A few helpful hints for cucumbers:
1 bunch of dill is enough for 5 quarts of cucumbers.
It is best to can your pickles within a few days of picking.
Mixed canning tomatoes - $50.00 per bushel. These are mostly from the high tunnel and are firmer than "field run" tomatoes.
"Field run" tomatoes (some blemishes and the mix of tomatoes which we're picking that day) - $40.00 per bushel.
Juliet tomatoes - $25.00 per half bushel. These are small, firm tomatoes; great for tomato sauce. Cook them up with the skins on, then separate the sauce from the skins and seeds with a tomato mill or collander after cooking.
A few helpful hints for tomatoes:
We recommend purchasing or depositing two half-bushel containers when buying a full bushel of tomatoes. If you load a bushel of tomatoes in one container, the bottom ones will be squashed. You may also bring your own boxes.
There are about 53 pounds of tomatoes in a bushel.
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