Our farmers are bringing in many of the storage crops and tending to the crops that will stay in the ground until they're harvested for the winter share. It looks like we will have another tasty and varied winter share this year. Here are a few crop reports. Riverland Farm crop update "All in all … Continue reading News from the Fields
As promised, here are pictures from my working visit to Riverland mid-June. Megan T from the Newton Farm came along. Wish I'd been able to get a video of Megan and Riverland farmer Rob Lynch tying tomatoes - looked like they were dancing! Mouse over the photos for a brief description.
Every organic farm has a farm fleet -- the equipment needed to make farming economically, environmentally and physically sustainable. On a recent working visit to Riverland Farm, I came across one of the nicest pieces of farm transport I've seen in some time. That's a blue Schwinn in front of a field of garlic; big … Continue reading Farm Fleet
Picadilly farmers Bruce and Jenny Wooster are well known in the eastern Massachusetts farming community as skilled organic farmers and exceptional teachers and mentors to new farmers.
It looks like spring in the greenhouse!
I've been visiting farms in the area this spring. Here are a few of my favorite photos of Powisset, a community farm in Dover.
It is that time of year when greenhouses are cranking and seeds are sprouting. Soon the ground will thaw and farmers will head to the fields. Right now most of the work is still indoors. Last week I helped seed onions at Vanguarden and leeks at Brookwood. Beekeeping class at Codman gave me a chance … Continue reading I ♥ farms
The first day of spring a handful of CSA shareholders and I toured my one acre field and hoop house. We tromped around in the mud. We looked at winter rye and frost-killed oats. We looked at the bed where garlic is supposed to be growing. No sign of the garlic yet. We looked at … Continue reading Farm Tour Fun