Here comes June!

Here comes June!

The seasons in New England are truly a roller coaster ride, especially for those of us who make our living with the seasons.  The winter resembles the long slow chug up the first hill, building up kinetic energy for the long breath-taking hurtle down the track, which...

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R.I.P. Pig Floyd

R.I.P. Pig Floyd

Pig Floyd, the charismatic boar beloved by many, passed away on May 1 after a very long life. Pig Floyd came to Simple Gifts Farm in 2007, as a piglet. Farmer Dave got him from a farmer named Floyd. Really! The name was inevitable. Pig Floyd helped to produce many...

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Into the wild green yonder

Into the wild green yonder

We are officially into the spring planting season now!  And we sure had a busy morning getting into it! We had two crews going this morning, one starting to transplant kale, lettuce, scallions, chard, fennel, beets, onions, and bok choy into the field.  And the other...

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