Around the Farm 2/9/12

Welcome the newest member of the Hutchins Farm team- the 1953 Farmall Super H!

The “old” H, a 1951, lost 4th gear last season.  It was our primary tool for cultivating, corn, beans, onions, and lots more!  We purchased it in 1974, and it has run continuously since then […]

Around the Farm 1/13/12

Snow fell overnight, but it was greeted by temperatures in the 50’s the next morning! Made for a gloriously foggy scene!

 

Around the Farm 12/8/11 – Pruning Apple Trees

Hutchins Farm November Newsletter

We have finally crossed that invisible, magical line from the ‘season’ to the ‘off-season’.  Each year, we step over with a confusing combination of reluctance, regret, and relief.  Although we are blessed with productive land, reasonably moderate weather, an energetic and enthusiastic crew, and useful and appropriate equipment, the stress of keeping up season-long […]

last day of the 2011 season!

and it snowed about 4 […]

Carrot Ginger Soup

This recipe is a favorite of ours when the weather gets cold (or cold-ish as the case may be lately…) It’s super easy too!

Carrot Ginger Soup by Myra Goodman in her cookbook Food to Live By

2 tbs canola oil (or olive oil) 1 small yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 piece (3 inches […]

Andrea’s Fusion Coleslaw

We’ve gotten a few requests to throw this recipe online- so here you go!

Andrea’s Fusion Coleslaw (adapted from Food to Live By by Myra Goodman)

Ingredients: 2 cups shredded red cabbage 1 cup shredded green cabbage 2 large carrots coarsely grated 1/3 cup thin strips of scallion greens 1 jalapeno pepper, cut into […]

Prepping for winter, and next year!

Cover crops are important- we need them to maintain our soil’s nutrients over the winter, protect our soil from erosion, and to build nutrients and organic matter for next year!

Planting cover crops- a winter rye and hairy vetch mix

winter rye and hairy vetch planted a few […]

Around the farm 10/8/11

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Apple pies available on Saturday!

This Saturday we will have Concord’s own Pam Palumbo Templeton from Pies from Kitchens Past selling her old fashioned apple pies made from Hutchins Farm’s apples. They will be made with all organic ingredients!

Pam comes from a longtime Concord farming family- you may remember her father Joe and her […]