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So, what happened in 2014?

As I mentioned last winter, we took this year off from farming.  Kind of. We didn’t have our own farm, that much is true. One big lesson we learned from two years of farming at New Entry in Dracut is … Continue reading

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Over the past month or so, I’ve had a three-part blog series running on the HowlRound web site: What Farming is Teaching/Reminding Me about Playwriting and Theater.  It sums up a lot of what I’ve learned from the past two … Continue reading

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Pen and Pepper’s 2013 Season, by the numbers: overview of projections versus actuals

Looking at the numbers for the season helps paint a picture of how things really turned out, in a little more detail.  I’m going to post a crop-by-crop report soon (but there are 37 crops, so it takes a while … Continue reading

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Season #2 is over.

It’s the end of season #2 for Pen and Pepper Farm.  The field is put to bed, ready to be harrowed and planted with a cover crop for the winter.  I’m sad to say goodbye to our fields at New … Continue reading

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a new harvest video

Harvest time is keeping me crazy busy (thus no posts for a while).  The tomatoes have been coming in strong and we’ve had some very good Thursdays at the Jamaica Plain Farmer’s Market.  The weather is now starting to cool … Continue reading

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August Farm Tour

We gave a tour of the farm as part of the New Entry open house in late July, but I thought it’d be fun to give you all a quick video tour of the farm, so you can see how … Continue reading

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First Market Day of the Season

It’s been more than a month since my last post (sounds very confessional, I know), but things are still rolling along.  We had our first farmer’s market of the season this past Thursday at the JP Farmer’s Market at the … Continue reading

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The Farm Season has Begun!

I know I’ve been quiet on the blog so far this year, but that’s just because I’ve been wrapped up in a bunch of theatre productions, publishing another novel, and writing a couple plays and musicals.  And planning for the … Continue reading

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Photos from our season winding down.

Here are some photos from October, as our season wound down: %%wppa%% %%slide=5%% %%align=center%%

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StageSource Auction

In addition to farming, I’m also a playwright and on the board of StageSource–they’re a tremendously important organization that supports New England theaters and theatre-artists.  We’re donating a box of produce to their online auction ($50 value)–the auction ends Friday, … Continue reading

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