It’s planting time again! Get your seedlings from The Talking Farm! This year, Farmers Matt and Susanna have selected 36 varieties of herbs, tomatoes, eggplant, cucumber, lettuce, summer squash, peppers, and greens for your garden. Seedlings will be sold on May 13, May 20, May 21, and May 27th from 9 am to 12 pm at the Howard Street Farm. On May 20 and 21, Friend of The Talking Farm, Emily Oaks Nature Center, will offer native seedlings for sale. Go early for the best selection!
Now accepting Online Pre-Sale Orders!
Click here to order your seedlings in advance and choose the seedling sale date on which you’d like to pick up your order. We’ll have your order ready for you! Pickups are at the Howard Street Farm. As quantities of seedlings are limited, pre-ordering is a great way to reserve your favorite seedlings in advance.
Available seedlings for 2017:
Herbs (Genovese Basil, Thai Basil, Mint, Italian parsley, Common parsley, Thyme)
Tomatoes (Sakura (red cherry), New girl (early girl), Sungold (yellow cherry), Big beef (slicing), San Marzano (plum), Brandywine (red heirloom), and Cherokee (green heirloom).
Greens (Toscano and Red Russian kale, Swiss chard and Collard greens)
Peppers (Lunchbox red (mini), Ace (green/red bell), Flavorburst (yellow), Carmen (Italian red), Hotrod (serrano), Early jalapeño, and Lightning (banana).
Squash (Goldmine (yellow), Safari (green/white), One ball (yellow round)
Lettuce (Butter crunch (butter), Red cross (red leaf), Coastal star (romaine)
Eggplant (Orient express (Asian), Galine (western), Rosa Bianca (Sicilian), Clara (white)
Cucumber (Salt and pepper (small), Diva (standard)
Seedlings are $3 each. All proceeds support The Talking Farm.
36 varieties/$3 each
Howard Street Farm
3669 Howard St., Skokie
(behind the Tot Learning Center)
May 13, 20*, 21* and 27
9 am to 12 pm
*Emily Oaks will sell native seedlings on these dates