I've fielded some questions lately from our members about the quality of and sources of the food that is in our shares and offered as Extras. I think some of the answers below might help folks in general get a better view of where to go for good food and some of the broader implications. With … Continue reading Organic and Local (or Eating Romaine in Spite of the Ban!)
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!
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!
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
(updated November 5) Shared Harvest Winter CSA can supply the veggies for many tasty meals this winter! Lots of A few two month shares are still available. Pick up is at Busa Farm in Lexington or Brookwood Farm in Canton on Nov 13 & Dec 11. Picadilly Farm and Riverland Farm grow the majority of … Continue reading Hungry?
Next week Charley Baer hopes to harvest the heirloom Jacob's Cattle beans he's growing for the Shared Harvest CSA. According to Slow Food USA, "Jacob's Cattle bean is also called a Trout bean or an Appaloosa bean, but Jacob’s Cattle bean is the oldest name for the variety. This bean is a Prince Edward Island … Continue reading Purple Cows in the Winter Share!
and will it be enough, or too much, for my family? I spoke with a couple of folks yesterday who were wondering about this. I think the best way to answer the question is to check out the 2009 share content lists: October 2009, November 2009, and December 2009. You might also find shareholder reviews … Continue reading What’s in the winter share,