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Bittersweet

I resigned my position as Farm Manager at Moraine Farm in early January. My last day at the farm will be February 19. My mother is quite ill and needs more care than I can provide while managing a farm. … Continue reading

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Moraine Farm CSA Photos, 2011-2014

Most of these pictures were taken by volunteer Paula Vassallo. This slideshow was created for the 2014 Fall Farm Festival at Moraine Farm. Enjoy!

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Thank you for a great Summer Season!

This is the last week of the Moraine Farm CSA’s summer farm share. It’s been an interesting growing season. The weather – a chilly spring, followed by a cool summer and ending with a warm fall – kept us on … Continue reading

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Blue Toms

Our heirloom tomatoes and their foliage are blue and beautiful. We’ve been spraying them with an organically approved fungicide for 4 weeks. We began spraying when we got word from UMass that late blight, a devastating disease of tomatoes and potatoes, … Continue reading

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Farm news. Lots of it.

Time for a farm update. There really hasn’t been time to sit down and fill you in on the details of this farming season until now. Sorry about that. We’ve a little breathing room right now, thanks to our fantastic … Continue reading

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Digging Deep

All season long the water hydrant in our greenhouses have not worked well. This week we decided to fix the hydrants. As is often the case, the job was bigger than we thought it would be. I’m happy to report … Continue reading

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Making like squirrels

This week’s share contents are now posted, sorry for the delay! We are squirreling away food for the winter. Daily harvests of produce – tons of food – are underway in a race against the killing frosts we know are just … Continue reading

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Coming up for air

Our sandy fields have had enough periods of dryness that we’ve just about caught up on the weed removal and, in the case of the Swiss chard (photo at left), crop renovation. This now beautiful planting of chard was heavily … Continue reading

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Last Regular-Season CSA Share this Week!

Wow – we’ve reached the end of the regular season CSA. Seems like just yesterday we were slowly harvesting the first tender spring greens with our spring-chilled fingers. We’ve just about come full-circle: Early mornings find us slowly harvesting whatever veggy doesn’t … Continue reading

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August Farm News

On Thursday, Rob, Matt and Steve were all in the field mowing, disking, cultivating. Each one on a tractor doing the work it would take 3 or 4 people to do by hand. By the end of the day, most … Continue reading

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