Category: Farm Happenings

Summer Week 4: July 4th schedule changes & garlic scapes!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s week 4 of the summer FarmShare and more and more is ready to harvest in the fields! Get excited for lots of lettuce, scallions, garlic scapes kale, bok choy, and chard. Basil is starting to come in — time for basil and garlic pesto! Plus, new veggies this week […]

Written by on June 24, 2022

Summer Week 3: Strawberries are here!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Strawberries are here! It’s the time of year many of us wait for when those delicious red berries ripen in the fields. Applecrest Farm in Hampton Falls is picking them the very day they get into your box! There is a chance that if there is very bad weather this […]

Written by on June 17, 2022

Summer Week 2: Asparagus and lots and lots of greens!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Week 2 of the Summer FarmShare is bringing all things green! We have lots of beautiful asparagus from Peachblow Farm in Charlestown, NH,  organic swiss chard, collard greens, and kale bunches from Harlow Farm. Plus organic rhubarb from Deep  Roots Organic. Rhubarb and asparagus season are super short, so get […]

Written by on June 10, 2022

Summer Week 1: Welcome!

Welcome to the Summer FarmShare! Welcome to week 1 of your Summer FarmShare!  As a Fresh Start FarmShare member, you are supporting new American farmers’ businesses, investing in the local food system, and contributing to Fresh Start’s efforts to ensure everyone has access to fresh and healthy food. Thank you. You should have just received […]

Written by on June 3, 2022

Spring Week 9: Last week of the Spring Share

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s the final week of the spring FarmShare! Thank you so much for your support of Fresh Start Farms this spring. We hope you’re planning to join us for the summer so we can share the bounty of summer veggies with you!  If you’re already signed up for the Summer […]

Written by on May 20, 2022

Spring Week 8: Asparagus is here!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Asparagus is here! This fresh spring treat is here thanks to D.A. Smiarowski Farm in Sunderland, MA. Asparagus has a short season, so we got lots in this week for you to enjoy! Spinach is back this week from Harlow Farm. A few of the Concord Fresh Start farmers have their […]

Written by on May 13, 2022

Spring Week 7: Greens, Cornmeal & Mobile Market Kick Off

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It is week 7 of the Spring FarmShare and new crops are starting to come into season! Fiddleheads have arrived! The season is so short, so be sure to get some this week. Plus, more organic baby bok choy and greenhouse tomatoes are available this week. Plus, Fresh Start Farmer […]

Written by on May 6, 2022

Spring Week 6: Bok Choy, Tomatoes, & new products!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s week 6 and the spring FarmShare is over halfway through! Have you signed up for the Summer FarmShare, yet? The growing season is just getting started and there is so much to look forward to.  The summer share will include a wide variety of veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, green […]

Written by on April 29, 2022

Spring Week 5: Heirloom tomatoes, Tortillas, Steak & more!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Fresh Start farmers’ fields are being tilled, seedlings are sprouting, and some farmers even have some crops ready to harvest. Sylvain’s bok choy (pictured right) is off to a great start and will be ready soon!  This week we have a limited amount of greenhouse-grown heirloom tomatoes from Quebec. These […]

Written by on April 21, 2022

Spring Week 4: New Ravioli, Hot Sauce, and Cheese!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! These warm, sunny days are perfect for getting the farms ready for the upcoming season. Sibomana’s garlic is peaking out of the winter straw covering and Sidi and Isha planted carrots and beets last week! Meet Sidi and Isha on Facebook or Instagram. During the winter months, the Fresh Start […]

Written by on April 15, 2022