Category: Farm Happenings

Winter Week 2: Happy December!

Happy December! We hope you and your families had a wonderful Thanksgiving! And while it is great to have a holiday geared towards gratitude, let’s remember that we can practice gratitude everyday, especially as we head into the holiday season. We certainly are grateful for all of the hard work from our New American farmers […]

Written by on December 2, 2022

Winter Week 1: Welcome to the New Winter FarmShare!

Welcome to the New Winter FarmShare! Welcome to week 1 of your Winter FarmShare!  This is the first year that we are offering a FarmShare throughout the winter, so thank you for supporting local food year-round! As a Fresh Start FarmShare member, you are contributing to Fresh Start’s efforts to ensure everyone has access to […]

Written by on November 23, 2022

Summer Week 25: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! We’ve made it to the very last week of the SummerShare; can you believe it? We sure can’t. We are very thankful for your support and for the season we have had. What better way to celebrate and be grateful for the bountiful harvest than Thanksgiving? From all of us here at Fresh […]

Written by on November 18, 2022

Summer Week 24: Eat local this Thanksgiving!

Only 2 more weeks of the Summer FarmShare left! Thanksgiving week will be the last delivery for this share, but did you know that the FarmShare now runs year round?  The new Winter FarmShare will start the last week in November and run to March. You can continue to eat local through the cold months and […]

Written by on November 9, 2022

Summer Week 23: Stock up on new pantry items!

The daylight hours are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the season has ended for our Fresh Start Farmers. We are very grateful for all of their hard work this summer–and recognize the many challenges that arise–in producing fresh, local food for the FarmShares! In the meantime, you will still receive wonderful produce […]

Written by on November 4, 2022

Summer Week 22: Local pies and rolls for Thanksgiving

November is almost here! We have a had a full and eventful October, and while Fresh Start Farmers are starting to wind things down for the season, there are plenty of projects at the Food Hub keeping us busy, like the Fresh Choice Manchester project and Farm to School Program. We thank you for all […]

Written by on October 28, 2022

Summer Week 21: Fresh Choice is Underway!

The nights are getting cold and we have had our first hard frost. Outdoor crops are dwindling, but we are still looking forward to white sweet potatoes, winter squash, carrots, daikons and some of the last of Fresh start Farm’s tomatoes this week. We’re thankful for the partner farms we work with that help us […]

Written by on October 21, 2022

Summer Week 20: That’s a wrap for the Mobile Market!

The first frost of the year marks a change in the types of local foods available, but thanks to the season extension of greenhouses we get to hold on to the summer veggies like tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant a bit longer. Enjoy them while they last!  This week we have a few new veggies from […]

Written by on October 14, 2022

Summer Week 19: Reflections & Exciting Events

Reflections & Exciting Events Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The October foliage gets brighter and brighter every day, and the palette of fall seems to be setting in. The Concord farm may look a little less green these days, but as you can see there is still plenty of color. Farmer Josephin shared some thoughts […]

Written by on October 7, 2022

Summer Week 18: Happy October!

Happy October! Greetings from all of us here at Fresh Start Farms, and happy October! With the cooler temperatures and turning of the leaves, Mother Nature dictates that we start to plan for the winter (however reluctant we may be to do so!)… but planning can be very exciting. We are energized by the projects […]

Written by on September 30, 2022