May 2020 Newsletter – Opening the Farmstand

‘Farm Life’ is a phrase evocative of a simple existence, uncomplicated by modern considerations and fashions, a timeless, idyllic lifestyle that is concerned with fundamental processes and systems, unmediated by and independent of social or cultural conventions. This is largely nonsense of course. Farms and their farmers exist within communities, social contexts and […]

Hutchins Farm Potato Harvest Volunteer Day

 

Come help us harvest potatoes, Saturday Sept. 2nd, 9:30am – 1pm!

 

With the success of last year’s volunteer days we decided to do it again! While the 2017 season overall hasn’t been as rough as last year, just like last year we’re having a tough time hiring for our fall field crew […]

Around the farm, June 2015

June 1st: Rain! Oh boy did we need this…

June 4th: The hairy vetch cover crop is blooming!

June 9th: Well look who’s guarding the onions at the Peter Spring fields…

June 16th: Garlic scape season is here! Pesto time!

June 17th: All of […]

Around the farm, May 2015

May 4th – Getting closer!

May 8th – Strawberries are blooming!

May 11th – Overwintered kale today on the porch!

May 14th – Apple trees blooming.

May 15th – Cukes in the ground!

May 17th – greenhouse full of seedlings

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Around the farm, April 2015

April 7th – Overwintered parsnips!

April 13th – Garlic poking out! Getting closer!

April 16th – Dylan spreading manure. Nice warm week, we’re getting lots done!

April 18th – A small selection of seedlings are available on the front porch self serve. Please check our website for […]

Around the farm, March 2015

March 12th – We might still be covered in snow, but the prop house is humming with the early signs of spring!

March 19th – The master at work – John pruning the liberty apples. Nice day out in the orchard – a lot less windy than yesterday!

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Around the farm, February 2015

February 4th – Well this is a new perspective on the orchard….

February 12th – The van’s getting taller… Ready for more this weekend?!

Around the farm, January 2015

January 8th – Time to start thinking about 2015 farmers’ markets… The Central Square annual farmers meeting is today- nice to see all our fellow farmers looking a little more rested than usual!

January 28th – Well, we got some snow… Time to dig out! Hope everyone is safe and warm!

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Around the farm, December 2014

December 15th – Self Serve is winding down

December 27th – Happy winter solstice everyone! Shortest day of the year is tomorrow

Around the farm, November 2014

November 2nd: It’s starting to snow?! Last day of the farmstand this season.

November 3rd: Pictured above is some of the fall crew, a heartfelt thank you to all of our spring, summer and fall crews: Sarah, Colin, Ronnie, Conor, Abby, Ellen, Katie, Danielle, Cassandra, Phil, Ramon, Ryan, Patrick, Sam A., […]