Birdsong While We Work

Birdsong While We Work

My favorite time of day on the farm is when I arrive for work, just before 7 am. The air feels fresh and cool, the plants are glistening with dew and standing tall, the sun is pleasant and warm, and the birds are busy singing and eating. During the time I’ve been...
Updates for the Dog Days

Updates for the Dog Days

It’s hard to believe we are nearly halfway through the 2019 CSA season! So much has happened and there is so much still to come! I wanted to take a moment and share some updates on how the season is going from the farmer’s perspective: Mechanical Mishaps: At the...
The Essential Onion

The Essential Onion

Over the years, people have asked me many questions about vegetables. They’re fun to answer, and what I say often changes depending on the season or time of day: “What is your favorite vegetable to grow?” Kale because there are many beautiful varieties and it...
Tomato Time

Tomato Time

Our greenhouse tomatoes are starting to ripen and our field tomatoes are not far behind—they’re loving this heat! Since we grow so many different kinds of tomatoes, I’ve created this guide to the varieties you may see under the pavilion. When you collect...
Connecting With Our Community

Connecting With Our Community

Our garlic is fully mature and ready to come out of the fields in mid-July, at which point we need many hands for picking. Last Wednesday, students from Reed Academy, a therapeutic day school in Framingham, joined several CSA sharers to harvest 3,000 garlic bulbs....
Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

Farming in July can be intense.  The weeds need pulling, the tomatoes need trellising, the seedlings need planting, the vegetables need harvesting, and everything needs water. It often seems as if there isn’t enough time, because everything demands our attention....