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...
Meet Our 2019 Crew (Part 1)

Meet Our 2019 Crew (Part 1)

As we enter the second half of our CSA season, it’s time to thank our fantastic staff and work-for-sharers (WFS). They help in the field, in the pickup pavilion, and behind the scenes with everything from harvesting, planting, weeding, watering, CSA pickup, keeping...
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...