Category: Farm Happenings

Wrapping up 2021

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2022, we reflect back on the past season and all that was achieved at Fresh Start Farms in 2021. What a year it has been! Together, we accomplished some amazing things. The 25 new American farmers that form Fresh Start Farms grew over 100,000 lbs of vegetables that they […]

Written by on January 14, 2022

Winter Week 5: Last week – thank you!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It is the final week of the Winter FarmShare!  Thank you so much for being part of the Fresh Start Farms community this season. Your membership supported a collective of 23 refugee and immigrant farmers’ businesses and other local food growers and producers. We hope that you enjoyed the abundance […]

Written by on December 13, 2021

Winter Week 4: Winter greens & new maple products!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Welcome to Week 4 of the Winter FarmShare! Only 1 more week left! This week look forward to some new items like shallots from Edgewater Farm, large organic sweet potatoes from Walker Farm, organic carnival squash from Atlas Farm, plus greens from a new partner farm: Oasis Springs Farm! Oasis […]

Written by on December 6, 2021

Winter Week 3: Holiday Gift Boxes

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s nearly December and time to start thinking about holiday gifts for your friends and family!  Shop local this season and what better way to do that than to share the gift of local food. We have carefully curated holiday gift boxes for everyone on your list! Place your order […]

Written by on November 29, 2021

Winter Week 2: Happy Thanksgiving!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy holiday full of delicious, local food!  At this time of giving thanks, we are thankful for you and your steadfast support of Fresh Start Farms. This community make it possible for our work supporting New American farmers, the […]

Written by on November 22, 2021

Winter Week 1: Welcome & Last Chance for Thanksgiving Orders!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Welcome to week 1 of the Winter FarmShare! We are so excited to share the final weeks of the season’s bounty with you. The 9 new American farmers that grow food in Dunbarton (meet all of the farmers here) are still harvesting squash, winter greens, celery, scallions, herbs, lettuce, arugula, […]

Written by on November 15, 2021

Fall Week 12: Final Week of Fall, thank you!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Week 12 marks the final week of the Fall FarmShare. We are so thankful for your support this season and we hope you and your family enjoyed some delicious meals made with fresh food, grown right in your community. From everyone at Fresh Start Farms, thank you! The hard frost […]

Written by on November 8, 2021

Fall Week 11: Local Haddock & New Cheeses

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy November! This is week 11 of the Fall FarmShare – the second to last week of the fall season.  Although we saw a frost on the farms on Friday, we still have lots of delicious fall veggies like spinach, arugula, brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, squash, and more! The Fresh […]

Written by on November 1, 2021

Fall Week 10: Farm-to-School & Thanksgiving Pre-Orders

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Welcome to week 10 of the Fall FarmShare! This week we have freshly-made small-batch pizza sauce made from Fresh Start Farm’s tomatoes, a sale of Garlic & Herb Goat Cheese Dip & Cheddar Cheese, and new pastured eggs from LaValley Farms. Plus, pre-orders for turkey, pies, and veggies for Thanksgiving […]

Written by on October 25, 2021

Fall Week 9: Pre-Order Local Turkeys for Thanksgiving!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The cooler weather is finally approaching. Dunbarton farmers have planted new batches of fall crops like arugula, salad mix, and spinach. Hajiya’s radishes, arugula, and salad mix (pictured left) are absolutely stunning this week and make a perfect combo for a fall salad. Kick it up a notch with a new […]

Written by on October 18, 2021