White Gate Farm

White Gate Farm

White Gate Farm specializes in fresh organic produce, poultry, eggs, and flowers. Situated in Southeastern Connecticut on 100 acres of lovely New England landscape, it is a great destination for shopping at our farm stand, visiting the animals and seeing a small family farm that above all values the health of its customers and the environment.

At the Farm Stand

OUR FARM STAND (only at the farm) IS OPEN WEDNESDAYS 9 TO 5 AND SATURDAYS 9 TO 5; Also selling produce at Niantic Farmers Market THURSDAYS 3:00 TO 6:30.

Currently on offer:

  • Tomatoes -- Heirlooms, large slicers & cherries in all colors
  • Watermelon!
  • String beans, the delicious "haricots verts" type
  • PIZZA at noon both Wednesday and Saturday
  • Eggplant
  • Peppers: sweet red bells, purple bells, poblano, jalapeno, serrano
  • Swiss chard
  • Beets
  • Garlic
  • Purple onions
  • Shallots
  • Yellow onions
  • Kale 
  • Gluten-free Breakfast Cookies
  • Giant cookies, now named "Chocolate Rhapsody"
  • Fresh herbs: parsley, rosemary & mint
  • Vinaigrette
  • Organic, Pasture-raised multi-colored Eggs.  We will be happy to re-use your White Gate Farm egg boxes. 
  • Pickled garlic scapes
  • Organic Coffee from Ashlawn Farm
  • White Gate Farm Honey
  • Cato Corner Farm cheese
  • Pesto
  • Kim chee
  • Beet Hummus
  • Roasting chickens in the freezer
  • Chicken livers in the freezer

 

You may now pay with credit or debit cards (all but American Express) for purchases above $10.00.  Checks and cash still work well.


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Announcements

Happy September Everyone,

   We are now taking TURKEY RESERVATIONS.  Just let me know by email if you would like one (or more) and approximately what weight you need.  Our range should be 12 to 24 lbs.  These are free-range, organic turkeys.  They will be frozen, but very tender, juicy and tasty.  $6.50/lb.  We need a $50 deposit to secure the reservation.  Snail mail address is PO Box 250, East Lyme CT 06333.

   Our tomatoes are winding down, but super delicious.  Before they disappear for their 10-month Off Season, be sure to eat your quota of BLT's, open face tomato sandwiches with fresh basil and cheese melted on top, and Bruschetta.  Or make our simplest supper: Pasta tossed with one of our pestos and hunks of fresh raw tomato!

   We are now selling our own honey from the bee hives at the far back of the hay field. Not yet producing is the new observation hive installed and managed by farmer Erica near the upper ponds.  We are happy to report that all bees seem very healthy and happy.

   Can't make it to the farm Wednesday or Saturday or to the Niantic Market Thursday?  Check at Tri Town stores (East Lyme and Portland), Adams (Deep River) and FoodWorks in Old Saybrook.

    125 new baby chicks are due here Wednesday September 17.  The turkeys have all moved to the turkey palace near the upper hoop house.

   Our gorgeous laying hens of many breeds are enjoying their huge  pasture.  We appreciate them for producing a record number of multi-colored eggs.

   We look forward to seeing you!

                Pauline