Flowers

mixed flower bouquet in a ball jar on a picnic table

Food For Pollinators + People

It’s flower season here at the farm. We don’t actually sell flowers — while they’re included as a free PYO perk for our CSA Members, the role flowers play at Good Heart is one of pollination and beauty.   The mix of cultivated and wild flowers on the farm provide homes and food for pollinators like …

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CSA Newsletter: Week 9

Birthdays, Brassicas and Succession Planting CSA Pick-Up July 28-31 Our little boy turned 1 on Sunday, and as we celebrated with family and friends, it was a great reminder of all the life bursting around us this time of year.  Onions are bulbing, new potatoes are ready to dig, and tomatoes are beginning to ripen.  …

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CSA Newsletter: Week 7

CSA Member Picnic and Fresh Chicken CSA Pick-Up July 14-18 I know it might get old or seem superficial to some, but for farmers, the weather is always a valid conversation topic.  As I sit here writing this afternoon, the rain gently soaks into the soil, and after a week of hot weather, I’m thankful …

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CSA Newsletter: Week 6

Flower Shares Begin! CSA Pick-Up July 7-11 What a great growing week we had!   Between the hot sunny days and cooling thunder storms in the late afternoons, we have four new seedbeds happily germinated, plus many more rejuvenated crops.  That also means the weeds have shot up, but we have plans for them this …

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CSA Week 5: Farm Fresh Falafel

If you didn’t guess from the header, we’ve been pretty into falafel this week.  Our friends the Rooftop Rebels sell homemade falafel at the Barre Farmers Market, and they’ve inspired us to make our own.  Going off of Mark Bittman’s recipe, Edge has put a farm fresh twist on this chickpea dish, and even after …

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Flowers!

Winter has been strong this year, delivering the arctic air and snow that we yearn for in the dark months.  But the recent thaw has brought on thoughts of spring, of starting seeds and setting out transplants, and I allow myself small daydreams of flowers and soil working its way into the creases of my …

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