Around the farm, October 2014

October 1st, Chili peppers for a chilly day

October 4th, Popcorn picking time!

October 8th, It might be October, but shockingly we’re still picking cherry tomatoes!

October 14th, Feels like spring today! The spinach agrees…

October 18th, Bliss and Sunday Sweet Squashes

October […]

Joe Palumbo – 95 years of wisdom, humor, and generosity

Last week Hutchins Farm lost a great friend, and Concord lost a great farmer. Joe Palumbo and his 95 years of wisdom, humor, and generosity will be missed. Joe and his brother Frank ran Palumbo Farms on Lexington Road for decades; well know wholesale growers of so many different crops including celery, carrots, and […]

Hutchins Farm Closing Date and Bulk Orders 2014

This brief e-mail is the official announcement that our annual signup for bulk carrot and potato bags begins today, Sunday the 5th. As usual, carrots will be available in 25 lb bags, and we have such an abundant and beautiful crop this fall that we’ve decided to drop our price back down to $25.  […]

Around the farm September 2014

September 3rd, lots of tomatoes

September 16th, Winter Squash time!

September 19th, Sweet Potato Harvest

September 25th, oh the pumpkins

September 27th, Morning […]

Concord “Ag” Day and Apple Update

August was feeling like September, but September has rocked us back to July. Just a reminder that summer crops are still abundant! We’ve got tomatoes pouring in from the fields, and winter squash is starting to make its voice heard in the farmstand. We also want to remind everyone about Concord Ag Day on […]

Around the farm August 2014

Melons are trickling in August 5th

Yum! August 12th

Hello gorgeous! August 2oth

Feels like fall down in the fields this evening -August […]

2014 Mid-Season Newsletter

July has ripened into August and the trinity of soil, sunshine and water is working its yearly alchemy, transforming itself into the variety of leaf, root and fruit that we recognize as food. It is humbling to contemplate the paradoxes that underlie our operation (really our entire enterprise as humans)-that the systems we are […]

Around the farm July 2014

Shelling Peas July 1st

Sunflowers July 3rd

Green Beans July 4th

Birds Nest in the Squash, July 12th

Carrot Harvest, July 16th

Sweet Corn, July 19th

Flower Bouquet making, July 26th

Eggplant, July […]

Around the farm, June 2014

Lettuce is ready to go for opening day!

Farmstand opening Sat, June 7th for the season!

Our official farmstand opening will be this Saturday the 7th of June, at which point self-serve sales of produce will be discontinued.  We’ll open (as usual) each day at 11AM, close at 6PM, and the stand will be closed all day on Mondays. Although the weather has warmed somewhat, many crops are lagging behind […]