Category: Farm Happenings

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

Spring Week 3: Greens, Basil Pesto Bread, new Mola Foods, and Farm to School

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Things are taking off at the Dunbarton farm. Lots of seedlings are planted and sprouting, garlic and leeks are shooting up, and greens have arrived! This week, Sylvain has harvested more mustard greens for you to enjoy this week. Look forward to organic carrots, Scarlett Queen turnips, and watermelon radish […]

Written by on April 8, 2022

Spring Week 2: Fresh Start’s First Spring Harvest

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! It’s week 2 of the Spring FarmShare! We hope that you enjoyed your first box and made some delicious local meals! On the Dunbarton farm, Sylvain made his first harvest of mustard greens!  He’s so excited to share the first spring harvest of greens with you. The arugula is also […]

Written by on April 1, 2022

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