Ed and Emma have the greenest thumbs.
By Karen This spring some of my family members went full tilt into enlarging or creating new gardens as COVID 19 has had us all at home and they have been eager to get outside and dig into projects both large and small. My husband decided to double the size of our veggie garden and… [Read More]
Harley dug up a nice load of flowers for her butterfly garden. These came from Charles’ beautiful flower garden.
Nothing like being warm and dry in the greenhouse on a cold, wet day. Here is a tour of our seedlings.
SHOESTRING FARM Plant & Maple Syrup Available for Roadside Pickup In Colrain, Massachusetts Working the land since 1972, it has been our goal to produce the best quality plants and produce, while maintaining the lowest environmental impact possible. All plants are grown to (and above) the standards set by the National Organic Standards Board to… [Read More]
Fall is an exciting time of year here at Stowe Farm Community. In mid- Sept before the first frost came, we harvested beets, potatoes and winter squash and stored them in our root cellar. We harvested all the beans, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cukes, husk cherries, cabbages, and onions that were ripe before frosts and heavy… [Read More]
Cohousing communities come in every shape and size. Stowe Farm is a rural, family-friendly community with single family homes that are clustered on 10 acres. The community shares the remaining 80 acres. We will complete our 11 home capacity when the last 3 homes are built. Privacy and supportive neighbors benefit both children and adults… [Read More]
Community members join together regularly to take care of the common greenhouse. During the week interested folks each have a day to water. We’re already getting greens for salads. Last week Lynn and Judy cleared an area where the greens had given us all of their delicious leaves. This area is now being prepared for… [Read More]
Grafting different apple varieties by joining root and branch create an apple tree at Stowe Farm Community
Inspired by the presentation on no-till farming led by Heifer International’s Liz Joseph, Katywil got to work! More…