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Heart Beets Kitchen Helping Busy Families Eat Healthy and Be Less Stressed About It

February 9, 2020

February 9, 2020
By: Dawn Dufault

Heart Beets Kitchen logo

I had the opportunity to interview Sarah Murray of Heart Beets Kitchen in Berkley, MA.  You may be familiar with Sarah from Heart Beets Farm, one of only a few certified organic farms in Bristol County.   In 2014, Sarah and her husband Steve started Heart Beets Farm on a five acre rented portion of Kettle Pond Farm, located between the Taunton River and Assonet Neck in Berkley, MA.  They have grown since then and now the duo organically manages 36 acres of farmland in the area.  Their farm feeds the local community through their CSA, farm stand, as well as pick up points in Mattapoisett and Swansea. Expanding on their love of growing and providing healthy produce, Sarah has found a new way to deepen the farm’s relationship with the community while providing a valuable service to busy, working families.

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BCC Sustainable Agriculture Program Seeking Businesses for Internships

December 6, 2019

Would you be interested in having a responsible, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic college student from Bristol Community College join you as an intern at your place of business?  The Bristol Community College’s Sustainable Agriculture program now includes an experiential education component and is looking for community partners to welcome interns for either a spring, fall, or summer semester.

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A Visit to The Farm at Raven Brook

December 6, 2019

December 6th, 2019
By: Jonathan Gray

A snow-draped selection of taller trees available at the Farm at Raven Brook.

Just eleven months ago, in January 2019, Kimberly and Matt Campbell officially became the proud owners of a 30-acre farm formerly known as Raven Brook Farm in Halifax. Since 1995, the former owners, the Sanborn family, had planted and sold several varieties of Christmas trees on the property. In hopes of preserving the history while nodding to the future, the Campbells named their new farm The Farm at Raven Brook, and they look forward to continuing the Christmas tree tradition for generations to come.

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Fairmount Fruit Farm in Franklin Hosting Winter Farmers Market

November 4, 2019

Fairmount Fruit Farm welcomes the public and local vendors you to their first-ever winter farmers market, in the Farm’s 100th year! For vendors, this is a great opportunity for you to get your business noticed, meet new people and expand your horizons. There will be beer and wine tastings for ages 21+ from local wineries and breweries added to the market as well. Below is some basic information regarding the new 6-month market.

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A Message from the Director, October 2019

October 4, 2019

October 4th, 2019

Frost warnings might put an abrupt ending to this part of the growing season but these past few weeks have been idyllic. Most of the growing season was unremarkable – no floods, no droughts, but still too hot at times. Finally, summer is winding down, cranberries are ramping up, and finally local apples! Is it cool enough for soup yet? Not for me. I’ve got beef stew on the stove. 

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