A group of students from UMass came to Katywil and to the Colrain Seed Farm for a fun day of planting wheat seeds, visiting Katywil, and baking pizzas in the wood fired earthen oven. Read more…
Although it doesn’t seem to be happening fast enough, we agree with our Colrain neighbors, Maria and Jeremy, of Lyonsville Valley Farm, that Americans are moving towards the restoration of an agrarian society and that knowing the farmer and food source is increasingly valued.
Katywil had adesigncharrette with Mary Kraus, a principal of Kraus Fitch Architects, Inc. revisiting our master plan, including sites and sizes for: a barn, solar PV panels, bread oven, common house, greenhouse, orchards, community gardens, and large & small animals. She joined our Katywil Property Owners Assoc. meeting on Saturday, March 19.
On Jan 31, 2011, Katywil hosted a field trip of 36 ninth graders from Four Rivers Charter School in Greenfield, MA. The group was met by Bill, Ed & Emma at 8:45 am, and after a short intro by Bill, split up into three groups of 12. Each group then followed a map to direct… [Read More]