Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm
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Farm Happenings at Willowsford Farm

Old Friends, New Faces

Posted on January 20th, 2021
Farm-ily, Our sunny moments and green tunnel harvests this week have been plentiful, but punctuated by a bit of bittersweet. One of the most cheerful faces on the Farm over the last few years is now absent. Our Assistant Farm Manager, John Buckley, has finished his stint at Willowsford Farm, departing... read more »

A "New" Ride

Posted on January 13th, 2021
Hey there Farm-ily, How’s the week treating you so far? We have to admit, we’re feeling quite fancy over here at the Farm… if you’re a home delivery member, you’ll soon see the reason why! When we first decided last year to offer a delivery route, we upgraded our friendly... read more »

Crops and Calendars

Posted on January 5th, 2021
Happy New Year to you all, Farm-ily! Whatever holidays you celebrate, we hope your last two weeks included some time for recreation, rest, and renewal. Crops have little regard for Hallmark cards or calendar pages, bowing only to changes daylight and weather. Since we last harvested for you, 2020 has... read more »

Order Your Holiday Veggies and Local Treats from Farm Stand Online!

Posted on December 18th, 2020
Hi Farm-ily! We may have seen the first snow of the season, but our high tunnels and storage rooms are still full of fresh, certified organic veggies. How could we resist one more opportunity to share this abundance with our community?  We have seasonal veggie boxes available for Tuesday,... read more »

Life in the "Dead" of Winter

Posted on December 16th, 2020
Farm-ily, Are you hunkered down, ready for the possibility of a snow day? Whether this Nor’easter is a boom or a bust, we’ll still have veggies to harvest and shares to pack. That’s one of the reasons we love our Winter CSA season: continuity. No two weeks are alike, but winter is... read more »

Say Cheese!

Posted on December 8th, 2020
Hi Farm-ily! Sweet Potato Gratin, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Caramelized Onion Pizza… there’s no shortage of winning combinations when it comes to cheese and veggies. This past week, we took the love affair to the next level with a visit to our friends at Locksley Estate Farmstead Cheese in... read more »

Garlic in Winter

Posted on December 1st, 2020
Welcome to the Winter season, Farm-ily! And just like that, we’re harvesting for CSA again. Farming is aptly described as “circular”: as soon as one task or crop is finished, it’s often time to start planning for its return. Before we flip one page of the calendar, we begin work... read more »

Giving Thanks with Local Food

Posted on November 20th, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving, Farm-ily! Whatever your holiday celebrations may look like this year, we want them to be delicious. Our main CSA season has come to end and our Winter season doesn't begin until December, but we have sweet potatoes and apples for your pies, Brussels and squash for your sides, and... read more »

A Decade In...

Posted on November 13th, 2020
Farm-ily,  At the end of this season, I will have completed my 10th year of farming, and it is always this time of year that I sit back and reflect on what kind of personality the season had. Every year is a bit different – some years are gentle, characterized by soft rains, light breezes,... read more »