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Market Days #4 and #5 (July 12 and 19)

I did make it to the market over the past few weeks, despite being deep in the midst of workshopping my play at the Huntington Theatre Company.  On each Thursday so far, sales have continued to climb–we’ve had good weather … Continue reading

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Field Report – July 9

On Sunday, Tracy and the kids came with me up to the farm, for a lot more weeding and working.  I’ve got a two-week workshop of my new play, Flight, with the Huntington Theatre Company that started today, so it … Continue reading

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Market Day #3 (July 5)

Our third market, last Thursday, went very well.  Jamaica Plain has a “First Thursdays” event, where there are various open studios and vendors around, so we had lots of traffic.  We almost sold out!  All I had left at the … Continue reading

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Field Report: July 1

We’ve been working hard in the fields over the past week, trying to get caught up.  The heat and rain helped our plants grow, but they also gave a huge boost to the weeds.  Combine that with a busy week … Continue reading

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Market Day #2 (June 28)

Last Thursday, we were back at the JP farmer’s market.  Or rather, I should say, I was at the market, because the kids were off doing their own things.  Luckily, I was able to get everything set up on my … Continue reading

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First Farmer’s Market

Yesterday, I dragged both kids out into the 95-degree heat for our first farmer’s market.  We’ll be at the market every Thursday, 2-7pm, in Jamaica Plain, on the lawn of the Loring-Greenough House.  It’s a lovely spot, with families with … Continue reading

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First Farmer’s Market Today!

This afternoon, we’ll do our first ever farmer’s market, in Jamaica Plain, at the Loring-Greenough House, from 2-7pm.  In the raging heat. I’m as nervous as a kid on the first day of kindergarten. Yesterday, Noah and I went up … Continue reading

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First Chard Harvest

On Monday, I got up to the farm to harvest our first chard delivery for the World PEAS CSA–25 bunches.  The weather was cool and overcast which made spending almost 4 hours in the field quite pleasant.  Yep, I’m still … Continue reading

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First World PEAS delivery

Yesterday, we made our first delivery to the World PEAS Cooperative CSA.  More than 25 farmers supply produce to this venture, which then sells shares to customers.  We’re contracted to grow six different crops for them: kale, chard, snow peas, … Continue reading

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New Tent is here!

In addition to trying to grow vegetables, we’re spending a lot of time trying to get ready for our first farmer’s market (Thursday, June 21, in Jamaica Plain).  There’s a lot of stuff to get–baskets, boxes, tables, a banner, a … Continue reading

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