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Cook Your Own - with Produce from the Smith Garden

This summer I held farms stand for seven times in front of Chapin House. When people bought the produce I had grown and collected, I asked them to share their names, nationalities (state of origin if they are American) and their email addresses. 381 more words

Smith College

digger wasps to the rescue

Dear Readers,

We have wasps soaring all over the ground, hanging out in the dill, and wreaking general havoc. The good news: they are the best wasps ever! 106 more words

Sustainable Food

Amanda Eats a Cricket with Hopper Foods

John Tucker is the founder and product developer at Hopper Foods, and he let us try some foods made from crickets! Hopper Food’s mission is to help normalise entomophagy (eating insects) by creating great tasting, nutritious and healthy products that people will want to eat every day. 95 more words


The Parable of the Carrot

Living as Apprentices

Gardeners know that root vegetables thrive in cold weather.  However, did you know that root vegetables, like carrots, have to endure the stress of several intense freezes to create the best taste. 311 more words

Living As Apprentices

August Happenings

Dear Readers,

August at the farm!

There are two new ways you can get our flowers!

1) In celebration of the Jewish New Year, Butterbee Farm is offering a Rosh Hashanah special to those who are hosting dinners. 359 more words

Sustainable Food

Morning Wake-up Working Party

This week, in addition to the weekly Friday afternoon working party I offered a one-hour working party every morning from 7-8 a.m. I believe that being among green plants refresh people’s minds for a new day. 298 more words

Student Interns

Ruminations on Seeds and Weeds…

Down on the farm there is simultaneously an explosion of weeds and a retraction of seeds, a waxing and a waning, the yin and yang of Big Ag. 1,016 more words

What Is Organic