DELUCA FAMILY FARM

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My name is Nick DeLuca and I am the owner and operator of DeLuca Family Farm LLC.  My professional journey began in 2009 when I became a high school science teacher in Hartford, CT. In addition to starting out in education, I was also able to start my coaching career. Over the years, I developed a passion for both teaching, and coaching baseball and volleyball. After being in Hartford for several years I was fortunate to get an opportunity to teach and coach at East Hartford High School, where I currently work. 

 

Being someone who likes to stay busy, and having summers off from teaching, I decided to work on my father’s farm in Watertown. During these summers, I learned the farming business and discovered a new passion, farming. I worked, learned from my father, and eventually met another mentor in Jim Futtner of Futtner’s Family Farm, LCC.  Jim had been farming in East Hartford since he was seven years old, and was getting ready to retire. Although Jim was retiring, he wanted very much for his land to be farmed. So, in 2020, in collaboration with Jim, DeLuca Family Farm, LLC was born.

 

Since the start of my business, my passion for education and community involvement has grown. I have three simple goals. First, I am dedicated to providing local families, restaurants and grocers with the highest quality produce. Second, I strive to provide the type of customer service that all families and businesses deserve. And finally, I am committed to running my business with family, friends and former students.

ABOUT OUR FARM

Our Story

Family Owned and Operated 

East Hartford, CT has a rich farming history and our property has been farmed for four generations. We are proud to provide you with high quality, fresh produce and top notch customer service. 

WHAT WE GROW

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Tomatoes

regular, large  

cherry, grape 

roma

heirloom 

Eggplant

classic, zebra, lady finger 

Summer Squash

yellow, zucchini 

Cucumbers 

large slicers, pickles 

Melons 

watermelon, cantaloupe 

Winter Squash 

acorn, butternut, spaghetti 

Cabbage 

green, pak choi, Chinese 

Cauliflower 

white, purple, cheddar 

Broccoli 

Microgreens

Sweet Corn 

butter and sugar 

Sweet Peppers 

bell and fryers (cubanelle)

Hot Peppers 

habanero, long hot, cherry, jalapeno, ghost, scotch bonnet 

Beans

green  beans, yellow wax beans, shell beans 

Herbs

basil, parsley, dill 

Lettuce 

green leaf, red leaf, romaine, bibb

Other Greens 

kale, swiss chard, collards

 

Onions 

yellow, red, scallions  

Leeks 

Celery