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Learn what’s in this week’s CSA box, and get recipes that are designed to use those ingredients in creative, new ways. We'll share reports from the fields and introduce you to some of our local farm and artisan friends.

CSA Harvest Week #2
This week we will welcome back some items from last week and introduce you to a few new characters. This week's share: salad tokyo bekana salad turnips garlic scapes sugar snap peas lemon balm honey rosemary honey short bread Meet...
First CSA Harvest 2021
The moment we have been waiting for is finally here:  the first CSA harvest of the season! The farm crew has been working hard all spring in all sorts of weather and our fields are filling up with veggies. this...
Maple Season
Today is March 18, 2021. By now I’m usually well into the maple sugaring season here on my small farm, Mount Kadam Forest Farm. This year has been a bit different. We have quite a bit happening at Husky Meadows...
Farmer's Lunch
Now that the season has slowed the farmers have more time to enjoy the fruits of our labors. We've started to do this with a weekly crew lunch in our beautiful new kitchen. While the kitchen isn't officially up and...
End of 2020 Season Share
This week's share, the last of the season, offers several new items that typically mature late in the season: sun chokes, daikon radish and radicchio. Also this week: salad mix, scallions, pears and some special surprises.  Sunchokes aka Jerusalem artichokes...
Celeriac!
This week's share: Celeriac, Scallions, Komatsuna, Escarole, Apples, Pears, Sage, Honeynut Squash   Celeriac is a longtime coming. It is one of the first crops we seed in March and one of the last crops we harvest in October. These...
Hakurei Turnips, Cooked and Raw
This Friday's share: Salad Mix with spinach, Swiss chard, Turnips, Apples, Pears, Scallions, Soup Herb Mix, Microgreens. There are a couple of great possibilities with this weeks share. If you still haven't played around with your turnips here are a...
Indian Summer Share
This week's share:  Baby Arugula, Komatsuna, Turnips, Garlic, Carrots, Butternut or Honey Nut Squash, Peppers, Parsley, Apples There is a lot of versatility in this week's share for quick snacks, easy weekday suppers, or a more involved kitchen project.  These turnips, carrots and...
After the Frost
I am looking forward to some warm Indian summer days this week. Luckily we've saved the last of our hot peppers and tomatillos so I am dreaming up a little end of summer fresh salsa with zing from mint and...
Settling Into Fall
September always feels a little like New Year's to me. We had a little break at Labor Day to refresh ourselves and with renewed spirits we head towards the fall season. September offers a beautiful balance of fresh tender greens...
Hello Delicata!
Hey folks, I'm so happy that we're finally in Delicata season. While technically Delicata is a "winter" squash, it always is ready in the late part of the summer. Yes it is almost Labor Day and some of our kids...
Tomato Season
Tomato Season is still going strong. As we turn into September we never really know just how long the season will last. With our hoop house sometimes we see the season going into October.  Though with cool nights on the...
Pepper Primer, Part 2 - Green Chili Two Ways
As New Englanders we may be out of our element when discovering the magic of chilies but it is such a fun, delicious adventure worth experimentation. Pictured above starting with the orange pepper we have the sweet escamillo. Clockwise we...
Mid-Season Kitchen Inspirations
This week's share: Cabbage - crinkly Savoy or cone shaped Early Jersey Wakefield Onions Carrots Eggplant Green Beans Basil Peppers Tomatoes Swiss chard Looking at this week's share I see lots of possibilities: roasted cabbage wedges, roasted peppers and eggplant...
A Day with Michelle at the Farm
Hi everyone,This is Michelle. These summer days, every day starts out with me as a zombie, driving to Husky Meadows, wondering if I actually got out of bed or if I’m just dreaming that I’m driving to work. The name...
Pepper Primer Part 1
We grow many different varieties of peppers at the farm - some sweet, some mild and some hot.  In this case variety is literally the spice of life!  Pictured above clockwise starting with the red pepper we have: Ausilio- use...
Summer's Comfort Food
In the last couple years I've been making fresh pasta at home and forgoing the dry varieties from the store. However every now and then something sneaks up on me. While in the grocery store this weekend I caught these...
Garlic Harvest
This week we are harvesting our garlic! We're so excited we're sharing some of the harvest with you as "green" garlic. Green garlic means that it is fresh from the ground without having been cured. After harvest we let the...
The Waiting Game
We're all excitedly awaiting the arrival of baby Mason, Adam and Kat's first babe! Until then we're busy in the fields and kitchen thinking about what to eat this week.  This week's share: salad mix, head lettuce, escarole, Tokyo bekana,...
Deconstructing your CSA Share
This Week's Share: Salad Mix, Radishes, Beets, Swiss Chard, Cucumbers, Zucchini and/or Summer Squash, Parsley, Lavender I've been having some nice chats with members about how they use their share and there seems to be a wide variety of tactics....
Farm Stand Opening July 4th!
We are excited to announce the opening of our farm stand  Saturday, July 4th 9am-12pm.  We will have our beautiful fresh organic produce, our signature baked goods, honey and pantry items.  Please wear your mask and be prepared to social...