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A New Year, A New Farm!

It was a busy holiday season here at Fresh Start Farm, working on the new house, planning seed purchases for 2014 and preparing ourselves for the inevitable “big move” to our new farm. The good news is that the foundation … Continue reading

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Markets went well…and some challenges so far.

We made it out to the Cambridge and Welland Farmers Markets at the end of May and sold out of most of our seedlings. Unfortunately since then the weather has been all over the map and things we’ve planted haven’t … Continue reading

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Starting the Fall Harvest…

Tonight we picked the first 4 pie pumpkins. Well, the first orange, pumpkin-like pie pumpkins, since we have picked some “Long Pie” pumpkins previous to this. These were the “Baby Pam” variety. We got 1 per vine, and since we … Continue reading

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Year of the Cucurbits!

Yes, with a few exceptions, the squash plants seem to all be doing great this year. We’ve had a bumper crop of cucumbers and zucchinis, plus the acorn squash look like they’re almost ready to go, the butternut squash aren’t … Continue reading

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