Central to the work on the farm this week has been picking up the hay, cut by Dan and raked by Leo, and taking it directly to the fields to mulch. We have about 140 beds in our farm fields, and our goal is to mulch five beds a day until they are all done.
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Lots of good work done this week on the farm, and lots more still to do! In the vegetable fields, Julie is feeling excited about the progress of the potatoes. They were planted on April 15th in the pond field garden which has struggled a lot with grass. Even after ripping, there was still a
Loree Griffin Burns wrote a lovely piece on the Many Hands Sustainability Center for the spring issue of Edible Worcester. Read it here. Thank you, Loree (and Katie Noble for the beautiful photos, including the one above).
“The breaking news on the farm this week: our summer vegetable share is now sold out! Among this year’s CSA shareholders, we count many returning recent members, members from many years ago, friends of friends, and new members – and we’re excited to share the bounty of the season with all. A big thank you
“This week, Mario, Leo, Julie, working shareholder Morgan and I harvested dandelions from the strawberry beds. The plants were vibrant green and enormous – abundant, mounded rosettes of slender toothed, notched leaves whose vigor and beauty spoke of the fertility and health of the soil. “They do well here” Julie noted as she set to