Great weather predicted for the Canton Shared Harvest distribution tomorrow! The boxes are packed, loaded onto the truck, ready to go. I imagine our farmers are sound asleep already, resting up for an early morning delivery. We'll have a lot of extra goodies to distribute to those of you who ordered them, including maple syrup … Continue reading Ready for a feast?
Running out of ideas on what to do with all of those winter veggies? Then look no further. Join Personal Chef Sharon Shiner as she provides practical tips on how you can get the most out of your winter CSA. The class will discuss the basics of roasting and stewing some of the more regular … Continue reading What to do with your Winter CSA?
A few of the veggies in the share proved challenging to identify and "what's this?" was a common question during the distribution. The answer: "It's probably either kohlrabi, winter radish or parsley root." Photos of kohlrabi and black winter radish are below; more pics if you follow the links I've included. Here's what was in … Continue reading What’s this?!
Jenny and Bruce Wooster, Picadilly farmers, sent this farm update. Picadilly Farm is one of the farms that makes up Shared Harvest multi-farm winter CSA. Many of you have emailed and called, so I’ll give you a brief update from the farm, post-hurricane. Here, a few puddles and some soggy fields are the only remnants … Continue reading Report from Picadilly Farm: 5 inches of rain!
The farms that make up Shared Harvest multi-farm winter CSA made it through Irene in one piece. Below is a farm report from Rob and Meghan at Riverland Farm in Sunderland, MA. Dear Friends, Well Irene came and went and so far the noticeable damage to the farm has been minimal. We weathered the high … Continue reading Report from Riverland: Appreciating the Little Things
Think it would be great to get a box of delicious fresh vegetables on a regular basis from farms and farmers you know and trust? Are you looking for ways to reduce your carbon food-print? Want to sign up for a farm share, but haven't connected to a farm that delivers in your area … Continue reading Come Be Part of Local Food, Local Farms and Local Economy!
Shared Harvest Winter CSA will be at the Cambridge CSA Farm Share Fair tomorrow - Thursday, February 3, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. 2011 winter shares will be available, as will Baer's Best Beans! We've heard that the Fair will be the place to be tomorrow! So get grab your skis or strap on your … Continue reading Ski to the Fair!?
Nice article in the Boston Globe about winter CSAs. Green grows the bounty, even in winter Shares of community supported agriculture bring fresh, local produce By Aaron Kagan Globe Correspondent / January 26, 2011 For cooks used to supermarket produce, the rootsy offerings of a winter CSA — a community supported agriculture program in which … Continue reading Flaming-pink Watermelon Radishes and More!
I came home from the Carlisle Winter Farmer's Market yesterday with lots of spinach from Dragonfly Farms in Pepperell. I'm pretty darned happy! Here's what four pounds of spinach looks like: Isn't it just beautiful??? I'll blanch and freeze what I don't eat this week. I recently found a sweet video of two veggie lovers … Continue reading Winter Greens!
I'll be at the Carlisle Winter Farmer's Market this Saturday, selling Charley Baer's heirloom and hybrid beans and giving out information about Shared Harvest CSA. Come say hi!