Cucumbers were also in abundance, including traditional salad cukes, kirby cukes (ideal for pickling) and English cukes, a low-seed variety. Culton Organics’ 15-inch long, three-inch thick English cukes were $5 apiece. Weaver’s Way’s kirbies were $2.25/pound, while Blooming Glen was selling them for 75 cents apiece. A.T. Buzy had kirbies at 3 for a buck. Salad cukes were $1.50 apiece at Blooming Glen.
Culton also featured shelled peas at $5/box, snap peas at $4 for one-half pound. Strawberries were $7 a quart there; they were $3.25/pint at Weaver’s Way and Blooming Glen.