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Tractors, Woods and a Detour, Oh My

It was a delightful chore to keep flicking the windshield wiper as I drove from the Farm to a school. The rain was pretty consistent and delightful! The car was filled with compost bins to construct at the Old Colony Montessori school. The class is collecting their vegetable and fruit scraps in hopes of making […]

Sun and Rain

The little bit of disappointing rain that now falls (we were insured three days) will not go very far to help the young broccoli seedlings transplanted last week. Nor will it help the soil as we get set to sow spinach for a fall harvest. The drizzle will certainly dampen the spirits of the farmers […]

Late Summer Growth

The half inch of rain that fell from the sky this past weekend is helpful for the plants, the dry, dry earth and the spirits of the farmers, who have been watering and tending to the scorched plants as best as possible. The farmers are grateful that customers have continued to come to the Farm […]

Blowin’ in the Breeze

It may take a lot for folks to arrange their plans to make the Farm Stand part of their chores. Stop & Shop has many aisles of fruits and vegetables and even more aisles and rows dedicated to promise nature and their customers that the vegetables are organic. The farmers at Holly Hill are grateful that people […]

Who’ll Start the Rain?

There is no rain in the forecast for the seventh straight day and not before this column appears in various south shore weeklies kind enough to print this perspective each fortnight. No rain for the lettuce heads in the field. No rain for the garlic which has been in the ground since October. No rain […]

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