Seedling CSA Shares, Pre-orders and Bright Summer Memories

We know.  It’s cold and snowy and spring feels oh so far away.  However, in a few short weeks we will begin seeding in the greenhouse and soon enough we will all be in the throws of the spring planting rush.  If you are anything like us, you spend some of these dark and cold winter days daydreaming and perusing seed catalogs planning your crops for the summer.


For the 2018 growing season we will again be offering our seedling CSA shares. We also will give a 20% pre-order discount to those of you that know specifically what you want to plant this season.  You send us your order, we give you a total minus your 20% off for pre-ordering and you send payment via check or Paypal.  We are also now accepting credit cards. You can always check our plant offerings page to get some inspiration for your pre-orders.

If your growing style is more like ours, then mayyyybe you’re not sure exactly what you will need for plants this spring.  No problem, we offer gift certificates  at 20% off as well.  You commit to getting your plants from us before the growing season starts and save money by doing so.  In return, we receive much needed cash flow during the beginning of the year when many of our seed, soil and container expenses are incurred.

This past December, we were able to rebuild the end walls of one of our original hoop houses and put a new skin over it just before the snow fell.  Right now the space is filled with (frozen) winter carrots. In March we will seed our early spring greens followed by tomatoes and sweet potatoes for summer.  We also built several new raised beds from reclaimed lumber this past fall and installed small hoops on them.  It will be nice to have a few new options around the farm for season extension.


While there seems to never be time to post on the website during the rush of the growing season, we did manage to take some nice photos this past year.  Here are some of those luscious and magical colors of summer in case you need a little reminder in all of this snowy grayness.


We hope you are as excited as we are to be embarking on another season of growing food.  Please visit our Seedling CSA  page to sign up for a share or our gift certificates  page to purchase online and save on your seedling costs for the spring.  If any questions come up for you please do not hesitate to email us at:  As always, our little organic family farm appreciates so much your early season support.  Let’s get growing!


Spring Plants!

Spring time in the propagation house has arrived!  In a just a few short weeks we will be carting our seedlings off to market.  We are accepting pre-orders via email this year.  You can find us at the Downtown Pittsfield Farmer’s Market or the Lanesborough Mall Market on Saturdays starting May 11th.  Missed the market?  Head to The Creamery in Cummington to find our plants.  You can also wander all the way out to the farm to pick up your garden starts if you prefer!  We grow our seedlings in certified organic potting mix and use only certified organic fertilizer.    Our greenhouse is heated with a combination of thermal mass and wood stove. (Also long nights spent awake feeding said wood stove.)  We have chosen optimal varieties for our New England climate.  Many are heirlooms that are also known for amazing taste. We try to ensure the best possible beginning for your garden starts!

Vegetable Starts in 6 packs $3.50
Brussel Sprouts
Red Cabbage
Gr Cabbage
Swiss Chard
Lacinato Kale
Curly Kale
Purple Kale
Red Russian Kale
Siberian Kale
Salad Mix
Romaine Lettuce
Green leaf Lettuce
Red Leaf Lettuce
Red Onions
Yellow Onions
White Onions
Hot peppers(Cayenne, Anaheim, Habanero, Jalepeno, Poblano etc )
Sweet peppers (Lady bell, Red bell, yellow bell)

Tomatoes in heirloom and hyDSC_3178brid varieties; Valley Early Girl, Moskvich, Black Krim, Grape, Cherokee Purple, Garden Peach,  Pruden’s Purple, Yellow Brandywine, Green Zebra, Sweet 100, Romas etc.  The tomatoes come in 2″ pots for $2 each. Sun gold and Mariana Sauce tomatoes are available in six packs for $3.50 as well.

Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Cucumbers, Melons (several varieties of each) in 2″ pots $2 each

Annual herbs in 4″ pots $3
Basil ( purple, thai, genovese sweet)                                                                    DSC_3241
Curly Parsley
Flat Leaf Parsley
Perennial herbs in 4″ pots $4
English Mint
Chocolate Mint
Garlic Chives
Purple Sage
Tri Color Sage
Lemon Verbena
Hidcote Lavendar
Anise Hyssop
Seascape and Jewel Strawberries in 4″ Pots (everbearing, dayneutral) $4
Geraniums in 4″ pots $4
Large 10″ Wave Petunia Hanging Baskets $15
Small 8″ Wave Petunia Hanging Baskets $10
Elderberry Bushes $17
This is arguably my very favorite time of year, tending and propagating all of these tiny plants and watching everything come alive outside once again for spring.  We look forward to seeing you all at market!