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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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New Farmer

Sarah Visnick joined us last fall as a high school intern. Energetic, curious, smart, fun and always up for a challenge, Sarah worked with Liz and through the fall, winter and spring. After she graduated from Rockport High School this … Continue reading

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Moraine Farm: May

We’ve been busy the last few weeks at the farm: Harvesting, planting, cultivating, mulching, pulling row cover over tender crops when frost threatens, pulling it off when the temps just to 70, watching the family of Canadian geese grow up, … Continue reading

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First Week

Hadley, Henry and Tim, our 2014 Moraine Farm apprentices, began on Monday, April 7. They’ve potted up celeriac and celery, moved our broken cultivating tractor, begun to review our crop plans and heard lots of information about The Trustees and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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I’m back from vacation, refreshed and ready to farm! Vacation involved a week in beautiful, friendly, chilly Iceland. I did not see the Northern Lights which was a bit of a disappointment. I did learn about Icelandic farming (landbúnaður), which … Continue reading

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Sunny Side

It’s not all rain and wetness, disease and weeds at Moraine. On the very bright side of all this weather: Beautiful veggies  Some of our veggies have loved the cool spring and monsoons. Arugula, salad turnips, radishes, broccoli rabe, baby … Continue reading

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Got Veg? We do!

Geese aren’t the only critters who’ve been busy at Moraine this spring. Your farmers have been planting, planting, planting! And the crops have been growing! Strawberries (that’s Astrid tucking in the s’berries below), sweet corn (3 looong beds in the … Continue reading

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Does it have a horn?

Apprentice Megan Ouellett learning to drive the farm’s Kubota M6040 (Big K for short).

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Welcome farmers!

Our farm crew started work today: Astrid, Ben, Megan and Stephanie. Enthusiastic, energetic, curious and committed — we’ve got a great group of new farmers and the season is off to a terrific start. In the morning, our apprentices and … Continue reading

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