Vegetables for Shorter Days

Vegetables for Shorter Days

If you have been through a season at Stearns Farm, you know that temperature and daylight play important roles in vegetable growth. These factors define when we grow and harvest different plants, but farmers employ several techniques to extend the growing season. The...
Autumn Harvests

Autumn Harvests

Happy Autumn Equinox everyone! This is my favorite time of year. I’m anticipating the approaching holidays, the cooler temperatures make it possible and pleasant to cook again, the foliage is beautiful, and one of my favorite vegetables—winter squash—is ready! At the...
Inspired by Connection

Inspired by Connection

I originally joined social media to connect with friends and family. But over time, and especially recently as the Stearns farm manager, I have come to love the ways I get energized by the connections I have made with our community of sharers and other farmers. Social...
Meet the 2019 Crew (Part 2)

Meet the 2019 Crew (Part 2)

Here’s the rest of our 2019 crew! Tina Marcus – Penelope’s Garden WFS Tina is originally from Connecticut but has lived in Massachusetts for 35 years. She worked for the Conservation Department at Worcester Art Museum for 20 years, with a main interest in...