The CSA Fairs are terrific places to get yourself a farmer! Cambridge/Somerville CSA Fair, Thursday, February 3, 5:30-8 PM Arlington CSA Fair, Thursday, February 24, 4:30-7:30 PM Perhaps you'd like a "Who's Your Farmer" t-shirt or bumper sticker? Check out the MOFGA store.
I'm helping to organize a CSA Farm Share Fair in Arlington. It will be a nice opportunity to meet the farmers who grow your food. Our three-person team of volunteers (one of whom is headed to Africa for a month!) needs help spreading the word about the Fair. If you're willing to put flyers around … Continue reading CSA Farm Share Fair in Arlington
It's a chilly day for the last CSA distribution of 2010. It's 16 degrees out there! Picadilly and Riverland farm crews packed share boxes together yesterday at Picadilly Farm. The boxes were loaded onto a truck. The truck was parked in a nice warm (50 degree) barn overnight to keep the produce from freezing. Right … Continue reading Brrrrr
Saturday was the last distribution of Shared Harvest CSA's three month winter share. Everything in the photo, except the cookbooks and brewing hard cider, was in the share. Here are the details. Picadilly Farm Parsnips, 2 pounds Butternut, 7 pounds (2-3 pieces) and 'bonus' squash - acorn in this share. White potatoes, 6 pounds. One … Continue reading December 11 share
Today was the first distribution of our two month winter share. What a lovely day for a CSA share distribution - sunny skies and crisp temperatures. Lots of folks came to help unload the truck and set up for the distribution -- thank you!!! Here's what was in the share. Picadilly Farm Potatoes, 5 pounds. … Continue reading November 20 CSA Share
Our farmers appreciate being able to reuse the CSA waxed share boxes. Here is volunteer Elsbeth Hearn demonstrating good box folding technique. (Good job, Elsbeth!)
Or there's this easy recipe: Japanese Radish Salad on the Newton Community Farm's recipe wiki.
In preparing for the distribution tomorrow, I stopped by the Bradley Estate in Canton and found Brookwood farmers harvesting greens. I visited another farm on my way home and helped plant garlic. Thought I'd practice a little with the video on my camera. For some reason, when I'm being recorded I talk like a ..... … Continue reading Busy farmers, lovely day
We've got another lovely share to distribute this weekend! Our farmers will be picking the greens and packing Shared Harvest boxes today. They'll be up early Saturday morning to deliver boxes of deliciousness to us! Marius from Cider Hill Farm will get to the farm first with bulk apples and cider. Then Mike from Riverland, … Continue reading November 13 share
Yay for Organic Renaissance for developing this innovative model of food distribution!