What Eating Seasonally Has To Do With It

Elspeth Hay: Almost every week, late Friday or early Saturday, my house runs out of milk. We belong to a milk co-op; each Sunday a different local family takes turns driving to Dartmouth and bringing back milk for every family in the group. The amount we get is the...

Ordering Your Garden Seeds? This Year Try Puntarelle

It’s seed ordering time again. While the cold blows in under the doors and through cracks in the windows, the catalogs pour in through the mail. And it’s time to start thinking about this year’s gardens. What are we going to plant? Well, together with his wife, Peter...

A Refugee Farmer’s Hopes, Goals and Sambusas

Rukia Bilal arrived in the states as a Somali-Bantu refugee when she was 14 years old. Today she’s farming at the Flats Mentor Farm , a program of World Farmers in Lancaster, MA. As a successful beginning farmer, she’s looking to expand her business to...