Category: Farm Happenings

Fall Week 3: Happy Labor Day!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy Labor Day Weekend! This Monday we celebrate the contributions and achievements of all workers and particularly our local farmers and agricultural producers who keep us fed with fresh, local, and nutritious food. In order for farmers and staff to observe the holiday, you will be receiving your FarmShare customization email […]

Written by on September 3, 2021

Fall Week 2: Share the bounty with a FoodDonation Share

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The first week of September! The fields are bursting with wonderful veggies. For some of you, this is the first week of the FallShare. Welcome! Please take a minute to meet the 23 new American Farmers who make up Fresh Start Farms and work tirelessly to bring you fresh, local […]

Written by on August 27, 2021

Fall Week 1: Welcome & Meet the Farmers

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Welcome to the first week of the Fall FarmShare! We’re so excited you’ve joined us this season.  Twenty-three new American farmers make up Fresh Start Farms. The farmers represent 7 different countries, speak 13 different languages and grow over 50 varieties of produce. Meet the farmers here! The end of August […]

Written by on August 23, 2021

Summer Week 12: Last Week & Thank you!!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s the last week of the Summer FarmShare! We are so thankful for your support of Fresh Start Farms this summer. Your food dollars made a meaningful impact in your community this season by strengthening new American farm businesses and creating more access points for food-insecure communities to have fresh, local, […]

Written by on August 16, 2021

Summer Week 11: Don’t forget your Fall Add-On Shares!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s hard to believe we are already at week 11 of the 12-week Summer FarmShare! Thank you so much for supporting the new American farmers of Fresh Start Farms this season. The Fall FarmShare starts immediately following the summer share, so you won’t miss a week of fresh, local food. […]

Written by on August 9, 2021

Summer Week 10: Introducing Mola Foods!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Look forward to lots of green beans, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, and the first taste of tomatillos this week! This week we’re welcoming a new product line from Mola Foods! Founder, LaFortune Jeannette Djabea, is a champion of African cuisine and creates seasonings, sauces, chips, and marinades from tastes and flavors […]

Written by on August 2, 2021

Summer Week 9: Tomatoes have arrived!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Tomatoes have arrived! Enjoy delicious greenhouse tomatoes from the Dunbarton Farmers this week. Mid summer brings lots of new veggies to pick. This week you’ll see lots of green beans, carrots, hot peppers, and broccoli. Peach season just started, so don’t miss them this week! Don’t forget to get some […]

Written by on July 26, 2021

Summer Week 8: Persevering through the rain!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The record-breaking rainfall these past few weeks brought a number of challenges to the Fresh Start Farmers. Waterlogged soil cuts off the air supply to roots, mud encourages crops to rot, and planting is put on hold in muddy fields. But yet, the farmers persevere and continue to grow and […]

Written by on July 19, 2021

Summer Week 7:Mushroom Pot Pies, Dried Herbs & Fall FarmShare

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The middle of July means a number of new crops are starting to come into season! Zucchini and basil are in full swing and you may see the first couple of pounds of green peppers, carrots, and fennel this week, surely with more to come next week. Soon we’ll start […]

Written by on July 12, 2021

Summer Week 6: Happy 4th of July!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy 4th of July! We hope that you have a great weekend full of family, friends, and delicious food! 4th of July Schedule: For Wed & Thur delivery/pick up members, you will receive the customization email for next week’s share this afternoon. You will have until the normal time (Tue […]

Written by on July 2, 2021