Now that we’re well in to July, our season is truly in full swing. Our team has plenty of updates to share; read on to learn about our summer so far! The Grafton Farm Things on the Grafton farm are going well, despite the cold, wet, and slow start to the season. After our broccoli … Continue reading The 2017 Season So Far
Do you have a child who loves hanging out in the garden and the kitchen? We have two great opportunities for them this summer! On July 25th and August 8th from 2:30-4pm we will be hosting cooking classes for 4th to 7th graders. The exact recipes we will make will depend on what is ripe […]
Roasted garlic is one of those wonderful recipes where the execution is easy and the results are astounding. This recipe deepens the unique flavor of this allium, while also removing some of the intensity of raw garlic. With this recipe you can eat the roasted garlic as is for a quick snack, or add […]
The 2018 season is winding down, and our team has had a lot to reflect on. Here are some end-of-season thoughts from our Volunteer Farming team: Dave Johnson, Farm Manager: As farmers we are uniquely fortunate to experience the nuances of day to day change throughout our New England seasons. We strive to align ourselves … Continue reading Looking Back on the Season
Education programs are expanding! In 2018 CHP will be offering nutrition and agriculture education programs for three different age groups including kids from 2-12 years old. All programs are open enrollment, so they are open to children from any town and you can sign up for the programs that work best for you and … Continue reading Introducing Our 2018 Cooking Classes
Community Harvest Project is honored to be a major recipient of race proceeds from the 2017 WFD6K Road Race. For seven years, the Worcester Fire Department has identified CHP as a partner organization and has cumulatively donated over $40,000 to support our mission! We are incredibly grateful and humbled to continue to be part of … Continue reading A Big Thank You to the Worcester Fire Department!
You know firsthand the importance of our work. You are as passionate about our work as we are! Our farms are where our values come to life, and together we are improving access to healthy fruits and vegetables for those who need it most. Thanks to your dedication and support we owe much of our … Continue reading Donate Today to Support the Harvest!
At the beginning of August we had the great pleasure of hosting the CSAW Team from St. Brigid Parish in Millbury. This lively group of youth volunteers spent two days at the farm weeding countless rows of vegetables (10,800 feet to be exact) and harvesting over 2,698 lbs. or 13,673 servings of fresh produce for … Continue reading Celebrating Ten Years of Volunteering with Community Harvest Project
We will be hosting a training at our orchard in Harvard (115 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard) on August 29th from 9:00 AM to Noon. We are looking to engage volunteers to assist us in leading the volunteer groups that will be visiting the farm from September 1st to October 15th. Team Leading is an extremely … Continue reading Team Lead at Prospect Hill Orchard
How can you tell when a carrot is ready to pick? Are all carrots orange? How can you tell a plant is in the mint family? What part of the plant is the broccoli head we eat? We addressed all these questions in our kids Garden to Kitchen Cooking Classes earlier this summer. Each class … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ at CHP