Harvests Begin!

Hello folks, just a quick post to let you know the harvests are starting!  A beautiful crop of Red Llamas heirloom wheat was harvested yesterday in Hadley, and now all the fun begins!  As each grain comes in, it will finish drying, then be cleaned, some will be hulled...

2012 Share Update

Last weekend was this year’s first share distribution. It was great seeing everyone. What an enthusiastic crowd! Next distribution is in Amherst, Saturday, December 8, from 10-2. Our final distribution will be in Waltham on December 15, 11-3. Have fun, and let...

Corn is Ripening in the Fields!

Alan Zuchowski checks this year’s crop of Mandan corn. This variety mills into a very fine, lavender colored flour. The recently harvested heritage wheats are drying in the barns at Alan Zuchowski’s Lazy Acres Farm in Hadley, MA. Meanwhile, varieties of...

Grain Share Update from the Farm!

This has been a great season for growing grain in the Pioneer Valley. Alan Zuchowski recently took time out of his busy schedule to give me a tour of his grain fields at Lazy Acres Farm in Hadley, MA. Several varieties of heritage wheat are already drying in the barns...

Presenting at Red Fire Farm Tomato Festival

This past Saturday was Red Fire Farm’s famous Tomato Festival. There was an abundance of delicious and award-winning tomatoes to taste, a 5K Tomato Trot, music, food, art, and demonstrations. We were happy to participate again this year (and to do more tomato...

2012 Season Begins!

  Hello everyone. We had a fantastic time seeing everyone at the 2011 distribution, and we’ve enjoyed hearing about all the delicious fun things you’re cooking up with your shares. Not to mention that we’re enjoying eating it ourselves! We’re...