Category Archives: CSA

Cure for Cabin Fever: CSA Therapy in February

Whether you’re new to CSAs or an old pro, Colchester Farm is worth checking out, and this Saturday, February 7th the farm is hosting an Open House from 10am -2pm. Join MaryAnn and her special team in the new greenhouse for refreshments and learn about crop shares, volunteer opportunities or how to take part in a Working Membership… makes the arrival of warm weather feel just a little bit closer. Continue reading

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CSA membership updates: mid-spring 2014

Hi edible South Shore & South Coast Readers! Are you getting hungry for fresh and local farm food? Ever thought of joining a farm? Did you know you can join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and pick up a share … Continue reading

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Dangerous Curves Ahead: Why Butternut Squash Is the New Sweet Potato

My summer CSA share from The Silverbrook Farm in Acushnet ended a few weeks ago. It was a sad day. After receiving 14 weeks of amazing, healthy, farm-fresh, and LOCAL produce every Thursday afternoon like clockwork, it came to end. I … Continue reading

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GoGreen Web Directory Member Spotlight: South Shore Organics

Reprinted with permission from the Go Green Directory The GoGreen Web Directory is excited to have Pam Denholm from  SOUTH SHORE ORGANICS  as our guest this week on our LOCAL & GREEN  LIVING segment on WATD 95.9!  South Shore Organics is a … Continue reading

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Trucchi’s – a true community grocery store since 1928

It’s a busy Sunday afternoon, and Jim Trucchi and his daughter Ann are trying to show me around their family’s newest grocery store in Middleboro. I say ‘trying’ because at every turn we are stopped by shoppers commending them on … Continue reading

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The Original Plymouth Farmers’ Market announces its new home!

Beginning Thursday, June 7th, the traditional cowbell will open the 2012 Market at Plimoth Plantation. The living history museum has graciously hosted the Winter Market for three successful seasons, so the transition seems natural. Every Thursday, 2:30-6:30, June thru October, … Continue reading

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Organic Farms Are Everywhere!

What has become the most reliable way to provide our families with nutritious foods? The answer is local, organic farming. In February 2012, Nicole Cormier, Registered Dietitian and Jim Lough, Organic Farmer, both from Massachusetts, embarked on a coast-to-coast road … Continue reading

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Apponagansett Farm CSA

In a sense, CSAs are a modern, codified iteration of less formal systems of trade whereby farmers and their neighbors have exchanged food, goods, services or other payment for ages. Just as old as these exchange systems are systems of … Continue reading

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(CSA)Sharing is Caring?

As I continue my research on CSA options for the coming season, I’ve noticed that there’s even more to some CSAs than fresh local food. For example, Rise and Shine Farm in Marshfield holds an annual raffle, the proceeds of … Continue reading

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