Sheryl Fasone

A Note on “No-Till” Farming

By Jason Halm, Farm Manager   In the past few years, a lot of people have heard or talked about “no-till” farming. I’d like to discuss what this term means,

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By Hand

By Dan Lobbes, Vice President of Land & Watershed Programs   Planted by hand. Nurtured by hand. Weeded by hand. Harvested by hand. Hands – and the caring, determined hearts

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Come & Go

I speak for the entire farm crew when I say that I’m good and tired.   After a half year working together, our muscles and bodies are sore, and our

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Growing the Community

by Dan Lobbes, Vice President   In our last Connections, Steve Tiwald, the founder of Green Earth Institute, discussed the beginnings of the organic farming initiative 20 years ago. His

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Local Food For All

by Dan Lobbes, Director   Like many of you, we believe that every person should have access to local, organic, nutritious food. The benefits have been well documented, and we

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Seeds of Transformation

By Jason Halm, Farm Manager   Even as the sun sets at 5:30 in the evening now and the afternoon sun’s tilted to more of a glancing angle than the

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Spring Field Notes

  By Jason Halm, Farm Manager   Farming, in the spring, to me, is a constant tension between patience and push. There is a patience learned in the winter months,

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Still Growing

by Jason Halm, Farm Manager We see it all around us: as I drove up the farm early Monday morning, an early hard frost had sounded the bell for this

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The Facts of Life

by Jason Halm, Farm Manager There are three words running through my head this week on the farm, as facts of life. The first: everything is growing. Maybe that seems

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