Farm Notes

Service!

Service!

Last week, we received a text from our oldest daughter, who is a server at Twigs Café at Tower Hill Botanical Garden. Their chef, Eli served microgreens grown on our farm to the lunch crowd.  It is incredibly gratifying to work with chefs who value […]

Renaissance Brotherhood

Renaissance Brotherhood

You may recall that we have been awarded a high tunnel grant for our farm.  In addition, we were accepted into the high tunnel mentorship program through NOFAMass as mentees.  Our mentors are Danny and Divya from Laughing Dog Farm, which is located on the […]

Autumn Planting

Autumn Planting

It was a beautiful morning to pull the last remaining lavender plants from the nursery beds and get them tucked into the greenhouse until next spring when they’ll be transplanted – God willing – into the field where they will be allowed to grow to […]

Microgreens

Microgreens

Today we harvested our first microgreens here on the farm.  We will be offering them throughout the year to chefs and home cooks alike.  We’re starting with pea shoots and tendrils, sun(flower) shoots, radish shoots, and dill shoots.  But of you are a chef, send […]

Market Garden

Market Garden

This weekend we started preparing our market garden area by spread silage tarps to kill and compost the grass and other pasture plants. Next spring, we will made 100′ beds in which to plant a variety of heirloom vegetables.  The perimeter and central paths will […]

New Production Greenhouse

New Production Greenhouse

Back on 29th April, the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Brian and our son William began bending hoops from which to build a long-awaited production greenhouse.  A little over a week ago, our oldest son, Jack spent two days here building the end walls […]