It’s here! Spring! Hooray!

Can it be? Has spring arrived? The snow in the fields is gone, replaced by temporary ponds, growing weeds and winter-killed cover crops. Paula V., our greenhouse maven & farm photographer, is back at work in the sunny greenhouse, seeding another round of spinach. Beet, lettuce, scallion, kohlrabi and bok choy transplants are ready for planting. Celery and celeriac are ready to be potted-up. The first round of tomatoes will be seeded this weekend. The evidence is strong: Spring has arrived at Moraine Farm!

We have some fun things lined up for you in April. Grab your calendar! Find your rain boots!

April 5, Sat. 9:00-11:30, 1st Saturday Volunteer Morning. Sign up here – FSVM.

April 19, Sat. 11:00-Noon, CSA Member Orientation. Meet me in the farm parking lot at 11:00.

April 19, Sat 12:30-1:30, Q&A with Moraine Farmers. Free! Open to the public! More info & to register – Q&A.

April 26, Sat. 11:00-Noon, CSA Member Orientation. Meet your farmers in the farm parking lot at 11:00.

April 27, Sun. 1:00-2:30, Geology Walk at Moraine Farm. James Matz, geologist and member of Beverly’s Planning Board, will lead a farm walk and discuss the geology of Moraine Farm. Free! Open to the public! More info & to register – Geology at Moraine Farm.

See you at the farm!

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