Vegetables
  McAdams Farm grows all sorts of produce. What we grow includes: tomatoes, peppers, squash (winter and summer), cucumbers, green beans, okra, eggplant, cantaloupes and a wide array of specialty melons and watermelons. We also raise lettuce, spinach, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, onions, beets, cabbage, and collards. Our selection varies day to day with the weather and the growing season, but the vegetables we produce and their approximate harvesting seasons are shown below.

We began selling a few vegetables at the Farmersí Market in Hillsborough in 1998. We then increased our vegetable production in 1999 and began selling at the Carrboro Farmersí Market. We have grown over the years, and we are now able to offer a wider variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.
 
 
What Grows When?
Tomatoes
Tomatoes: June to 1st Frost
Broccoli
Broccoli: We have a spring planting available in May, and a fall planting available in September
Okra
Okra: July to September
Peppers
Peppers: July to October
Lettuce
Boston Bib, Red, and Head Lettuce: All during May
Squash
Squash: Late May to 1st Frost
Cucumbers
Cucumbers: Late May
to 1st Frost
Eggplant
Eggplant: July to 1st Frost
Cantaloupe
Cantaloupes: July to September
Watermelon
Watermelons: July and August
Black-Eyed Peas
Black-Eyed Peas:
July to September
Beans
Beans: July to September
Corn
Corn: July and August
Flowers
Flowers: All summer long
 
 
  Every season we make several plantings of each different crop. This allows us to extend our harvesting season. Almost all of the vegetables are grown in raised beds with black plastic mulch and drip irrigation. This irrigation system conserves water by putting the moisture directly in the ground beside the plant, where it is needed the most.

We grow hundreds of varieties of vegetables, from Sungold, Early Girl and Celebrity tomatoes to Athena cantaloupes and Golden Beauty melons, and from baby Zephyr and pattypan squash to Cool Breeze cucumbers. If there are crops or varieties you'd like us to grow, please let us know.
 
 
 
   
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