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Hands-On Enthusiasm & Gratitude

Once again, we are in the midst of hosting a Williams College Winter Study Class at the farm engaging with them in a great, hands-on, learning adventure.  The week combines hands-on activities with conversations with farmers, journalists, policy makers, and others in the food system focused on how to make our food system more sustainable, […]

Finding Gratitude

Sometimes it takes some occasion – be it a holiday or world events or losses to make us stop in our tracks and to pull ourselves out of the daily grind and routines. Stimulus helps us lift our heads up and notice life, our surroundings, and the world a bit differently.   In these moments we remember what […]

Turkeys get to Boston One Way or Another!

Laura looked like the pied piper walking the flock across the clover. Despite Darienne’s  calls of encouragement leaning through the front window, they balked at the trailer. These moments always make me think of Temple Grandin and of conversations years ago with our friend Lisa designing a facility to care for elders with dementia , […]

Farm Talents

Three new talented individuals are joining our team as the Spring flurry approaches. What would an orientation week in Spring be if we didn’t do some team bonding by cherviling? (More on that in coming weeks!).  Here is a bit on the new farmers we are excited to have on the team. Soliz Mayer grew […]

Our Gratefuls

This week, the farm and farmers are grateful for the joy, fertility and healthy feast the turkeys have and will provide.  They have continued to strut proudly, showing off their plumage, red (and blue!) faces and their generally regal nature.  We will miss them, but are also grateful for the peace that comes as we […]