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This Week,

we have to: ship about 10,000 pounds of grain to Waltham. Get ourselves (and children) to Waltham safe and sound. Help our CSA members scoop their bags full of grains and take it home happily. Get ourselves safely back home. Keep your fingers crossed for us. (At least distribution isn’t in my living room this ...
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Storing My Grain Share

Oh, happy day that we bring home locally grown, organic whole grains and dried beans to our kitchen. This is one of our favorite days of the year, and I wanted to show you today what it looks like to bring home our share. We start with two bushel baskets filled with paper bags of ...
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Boston CSA pickup!

Hello good folks, just here to spread the word that we are adding a new option to pick up your local grain share in Boston, at Waltham Community Farms!  Woo hoo! In other news, we’re adding lots of awesome gluten free and Paleo options to the menu and the pastry case at Wheatberry (even bread ...
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Cooking Local Whole Grains & Beans

Hello everyone.  With the local grain harvests pouring in, and many new members joining us (yes, there are still shares available), it feels like a wonderful time to share more info about local grains & beans.  Here’s the handout I put together for my NOFA class on Cooking with Local Whole Grains & Beans.  We ...
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A Video!

Hello everyone, and Happy Spring! Today, we have a video that shows our farm and bakery, put together by our friend and neighbor Shalini Bahl. We talk about everything from using draft horses, the real cost of food, and how to make your love visible. Enjoy! AWEtv from Seed to Scone with Adrie Lester of ...
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Winter Fare

On Saturday, we got up extra early and loaded both bread decks full of Local Loaf goodness. We filled our racks with cookies, scones, and local bran muffins, and drove with many helpers to enter the fray at the Northampton Winter Fare, put together by CISA. We had a 2010 grain share on display in ...
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Whole Grain Weekends – Chicken Spelt Soup

Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and have a space below where I will link to all of your recipes, ...
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Whole Grain Weekends – Join Me!

Hello everyone!  I’m really excited to start a new tradition here, and I hope you may be inspired to join us.  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and have a space below where I will link ...
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Ten Thousand Pounds

Between this weekend’s distribution and the previous one, we moved Ten Thousand Pounds of local, organically grown grains into the eager hands of our CSA members.  There were over 200 people in my living room and kitchen Saturday afternoon scooping their shares, there were five fantastic folks helping us make it all possible, and one ...
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Pioneer Valley Heritage Grain – First Distribution 2010


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