State Legislation in support of our local food economy!

After so much talk about the new year, don’t let Mayor Menino’s 2013 agenda slip under your radar! The Mayor has promised to pass new legislation in support of our local food economy! Check out what Wholesome Wave is saying about it! http://wholesomewave.org/mayor-tom-menino-ramps-up-bostons-innovative-city-food-policies/ Advertisements

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Nearing the End of the Season

Our 2012 Season Draws to a Close We’re now approaching the end of our growing season. With enough produce for a few more weeks of sales, we are cleaning our fields, getting our tools and supplies into sheds for the winter, and starting to plan for 2013. We had wild successes growing for market this … Continue reading

Extending a Great Growing Season

By this time, most farms have finished their seeding and planting in the fields and are focusing on large fall harvests and preparing the fields for the transition to winter. As more and more people demand and crave local food year round, many farms – like us – have taken on the challenge of trying … Continue reading

Transforming a Vacant Lot into a New Farm

It was no small task this season to build our new urban farm site on Glenway Street in the Four Corners neighborhood of Dorchester. Thanks to a lot of help from young men and women in the community who worked hard with us through the heat of summer, our newest farm project has begun to … Continue reading

Farmers Market Season is on!

It’s mid-summer, and that means local farmers everywhere are in the height of summer crop harvests, fall plantings, and trying desperately to manage the onslaught of weeds competing with our crops. Since we use no machinery, we’ve been working extra hard to remove old plantings, turn over beds, and stay on top of our seedings … Continue reading