Category: Farm Happenings

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

Fall Week 8: Fresh Pasta & Pesto and Greenhouse Applications

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy Friday! This week you’re receiving next week’s newsletter and customization email today in order for farmers and staff to observe the holiday on Monday. You will have until the normal time (Tuesday at 2pm) to make changes to your share. Deliveries and pickups will operate on the normal schedule. […]

Written by on October 8, 2021

Fall Week 7: Squash, Apple Cider, and Food Access Boxes for Manchester

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Fall is in full swing! Squash has arrived and we have 5 types available this week: spaghetti, delicata, acorn, carnival, and butternut. Look forward to fall treats like fresh Apple Cider from Brookdale Fruit Farm available in pints and half gallons! Also, new this week, freshly-baked sourdough bread from Crust […]

Written by on October 4, 2021

Fall Week 6: Happy Fall!

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! Happy Fall! It is week 6 of the Fall FarmShare, which marks the halfway point of the share. We hope that you are enjoying the farm’s bounty! Look forward to a wonderful selection of veggies this week – green beans, broccoli, cauliflower, squash, lettuce, arugula, potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, and so […]

Written by on September 27, 2021

Fall Week 5: Fresh Pasta, Green Beans, & Beef Sale

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! The changing season brings the end of some crops and the beginning of others on the farm. Sunflowers are starting to droop and drop petals, okra is still flourishing, bitter melon harvest is upon us, and a flush of butternut, acorn, and carnival squash has arrived. The Dunbarton farmers have […]

Written by on September 20, 2021

Fall Week 4: Pierogis, Pizza Dough, and Mac & Cheese

Greetings from Fresh Start Farms! This week we have a plethora of end-of-summer veggies! Tomatoes are still here for a little while longer and we have greenhouse, plum, and cherry tomatoes available. The peppers are ripening and we have plenty of sweet peppers this week from Isho, Sidi & Isha. Don’t miss a taste of […]

Written by on September 13, 2021