May 29th, 2018

strawberries are ripe! we’ve been waiting all year for it to come around again, and it has finally happened. the first week of strawberry season is upon us! you’re invited to come pick your share of berries this week, whenever is convenient for you. (yum, yay). u-pick fields are open during daylight hours, 7 days…

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May 21st, 2018

our first CSA share pick-up is nearly here! and we are so excited.  the farm officially opens for the season on Monday, June 4th! the first pick-up days will be as follows: June 4th for Monday pick-up members June 6th for Wednesday pick-up members June 9th for Saturday pick-up members as you might remember, you…

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April 30th, 2018

spring is springing! spring has finally arrived in western mass, and all the tenacious green popping up makes it undeniable. we’ve been busy at the farm, and the evidence is coming up all around us.  the last few weeks have had us planting baby cabbages, kale, collards, celeriac, herbs and lettuce; seeding carrots, beets, cilantro…

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February 9th, 2018: News from the Farm

Dear Sharemembers, Greetings from the wintry days of early February! We hope this finds you all well and warm and feeling nourished by this winter season. Here at the farm we spent the darker, shorter days of December reflecting on the past season and visioning the one ahead. We drafted our crop plan and edited…

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October 30th, 2017: News from the Farm

Hello friends, This week we will share the last harvest of the season with you, and with it we offer you a big serving of gratitude. Thank you for helping to make our farm, and our vision for it, keep evolving and growing; we are grateful to continue this work with all of you at…

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October 23rd, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, It’s time! As we enter the last two weeks of the share season for 2017, this week also marks the first week that you can sign up for your 2018 share! For us here at the farm, while things certainly do wind down this time of year in some ways, in many…

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October 16th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members, AUTUMN GRASSES by Margaret Gibson In fields of bush clover and hay-scent grass the autumn moon takes refuge The cricket’s song is gold Zeshin’s loneliness taught him this Who is coming? What will come to pass, and pass? Neither bruise nor sweetness nor cool air not-knowing knows the way And the moon?…

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October 9, 2017: News From the Farm

Dear Share Members, PRAISE THE RAIN BY JOY HARJO Praise the rain; the seagull dive The curl of plant, the raven talk— Praise the hurt, the house slack The stand of trees, the dignity— Praise the dark, the moon cradle The sky fall, the bear sleep— Praise the mist, the warrior name The earth eclipse,…

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October 2, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members,  Te Deum Not because of victories I sing, having none, but for the common sunshine, the breeze, the largess of the spring. Not for victory but for the day’s work done as well as I was able; not for a seat upon the dais but at the common table. –Charles Reznicoff In…

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September 25th, 2017: News from the Farm

Dear Share Members,  The Beautiful Changes  One wading a Fall meadow finds on all sides The Queen Anne’s Lace lying like lilies On water; it glides So from the walker, it turns Dry grass to a lake, as the slightest shade of you Valleys my mind in fabulous blue Lucernes. The beautiful changes as a…

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