Journey of the Hens; aka the FDC 2016 Pastured Egg Share

By Julie Pottier-Brown

The LADIES are here!grants hens 2016

Last fall the Farm Direct Coop and Grant’s Family Farm arranged to come together on an adventure that is our 2016 pastured egg share. The eggs will be lovingly laid by organically fed, pastured hens who now reside in Essex, Ma.

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Harvesting the Sweet Potatoes

Our friends over at Riverland Farm wrote up a nice piece in their newsletter about their sweet potatoes crop. With their permission, we’re sharing an excerpt of that article here with all of you. Enjoy!

Riverland Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes
by Riverland Farm

Last week we pulled in about 1/2 of our gorgeous sweet potato crop. We harvested about 14,500 lbs in parts of two days and shuttled them into the greenhouse to cure. Continue reading