October share

Share contents for Saturday, October 21, 2017 Also check out Jackie Starr’s menu suggestions and recipe links on our website! Use these within a week or so (or blanche or make a dish for freezing):
Lettuce-1 head, from Riverland Spinach, from Picadilly
Mixed greens– a bunch or bag, from Riverland (great braised or sauted!)
Kale—2 bunches, from Riverland—soups, … Continue reading October share

Farm Share Fair, Sign up now for Healthy Food all year long!

2017 FARM SHARE FAIR! Wednesday March 29th @ 5:30-8:30PM The Armory 191 Highland Ave, Somerville free and open to the public proceeds to benefit the Urban Farming Institute more info at www.farmsharefair.com get connected on facebook and twitter! I'll be there along with Bruce Wooster--stop by for a chat!  Bring your checkbook to sign up for shares, and/or browse-- oyster shares, Dean's … Continue reading Farm Share Fair, Sign up now for Healthy Food all year long!

Boxes of Plenty for February shares

From Baer’s Best Beans: 2 one-pound bags of dried beans (choice of black turtle, red kidney, and soldier (white with red flecks))   From Picadilly Farm potatoes – 5 pounds carrots – 6 pounds parsnips – 3 pounds rutabagas – 2 pounds butternuts – 2 pieces dried herbs – a bunch beets – 3 pounds From … Continue reading Boxes of Plenty for February shares

Fresh Farm Veggies, Beans, and more for February

Below is a list of the probable contents for our upcoming February 4 Share Boxes.  Rutebagas and Gilfeathers are surprisingly versatile, steamed and mashed, shredded raw into salads, fermented, etc.  Gilfeather can be successfully used in place of cauliflower in some recipes.  See the Recipes page under the Storage Tips and Recipes Menu for some interesting ideas. Share … Continue reading Fresh Farm Veggies, Beans, and more for February

3 week menu for our December shares

Another fabulous menu customized to our share contents, put together by Jackie Starr. Thanks, Jackie, for the great ideas! WEEK 1   Simple mushroom barley soup, or America's test kitchen version. Salad with greens and Caesar or vegan Caesar dressing.   Beet pesto pizza, I made this recently, big hit. It's earthy -- serve with … Continue reading 3 week menu for our December shares

COLD day for share pickup in Arlington–LOCATION CHANGED to Wright-Locke Farmstand, 78 Ridge St., Winchester

Thanks to  Wright-Locke Farm for hosting this week's share pickup!  With forecast saying below freezing temps all day today, we--and the veggies--will be much better with more shelter and the cozy wood stove at the farm. Wright-Locke Farm is a beautifully maintained historic farmstead and working community farm, adjacent to conservation area trails (also good … Continue reading COLD day for share pickup in Arlington–LOCATION CHANGED to Wright-Locke Farmstand, 78 Ridge St., Winchester

Sweetened by frost, October’s deep colorful veggies mean rich flavor for Fall-into-Winter meals

It's Drenching rains may be starting to melt away the hard memories of this summer.  With way too many days of challenging irrigation work, steadily learning ever more nimbleness with best laid planting plans, and now persevering through the still demanding "catch-up" workload, our farms have once again yielded a harvest cornucopia as vibrant and … Continue reading Sweetened by frost, October’s deep colorful veggies mean rich flavor for Fall-into-Winter meals

Sign up now for your cold season farm share!

Our online signup form is here. Below is a bit more info about what is happening at the farms. Awe and gratitude to our tenacious farmers for producing a plentiful harvest in collaboration with the plants and soil in this a historic DRY season.  In spite of zero rain until just a couple weeks ago, … Continue reading Sign up now for your cold season farm share!