Spring is finally here and that means it is time for Community Harvest Project’s annual plant sale fundraiser, Plantapalooza, to be held Saturday, May 19th from 7:30am – 1:00pm at 37 Wheeler Road in North Grafton, MA (rain or shine). The first 1,000 attendees receive a free 4-pack of tomato plants! Come visit our farm … Continue reading Save the Date for Plantapalooza 2018
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
Our October classes featured the spooky, scary Beta Carotene Monster. We learned about the health benefits of beta carotene, the vibrant pigment that can be found in carrots, pumpkin, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and cantaloupe (and other plants too!). It helps our eyes be able to see (but doesn’t improve vision), helps with growth and development, and … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Honey Mustard
Spring is finally here and that means it is time for our annual plant sale fundraiser, Plantapalooza, to be held Saturday, May 18th from 7:30am – 12:00pm at 37 Wheeler Road in North Grafton, MA (rain or shine). The first 1,000 attendees receive a free 4-pack of tomato plants! Come visit our farm to buy all of … Continue reading Save the Date for Plantapalooza 2019!
This winter, we have been busy, as always, at the Prospect Hill Community Orchard! During these frigid winter months, we have bundled up in our balaclavas, buckled our snow boots, and devoted ourselves to pruning over 3,000 apple trees and 150 peach trees. We are making our way through the orchard, with just a few … Continue reading Winter at the Orchard
We’re excited to release our 2019 Cooking Class Schedule! All cooking classes emphasize nutrition and skill development. Vegetable tasting and preparation is an integral part of every class, and in the growing season every class includes harvesting ingredients from the learning garden. We’re repeating some old favorites, but also added some new topics. All classes … Continue reading 2019 Cooking Class Schedule
Sometimes the best solutions to a challenge that you may be facing can be solved by speaking to others and exploring different approaches with unique solutions. That is exactly how our relationship with Community Servings began several years ago. Our executive director happened to be at an event and had the great fortune to run … Continue reading Volunteer of the Month: Community Servings
Things on the farm are starting to come into full swing, despite our later start in the fields! We have already harvested blueberries, green beans, zucchini, summer squash, and lettuce and each week a few new items are added to that list. We look forward to the days of a cooler full of colorful pallets … Continue reading A Summer Update from the Farm
The beginning of June is always an exciting time here at the farm as our newest crop of interns arrive for the summer. Some of these students may have ended classes one day and the very next day find themselves here at the farm. That’s the type of commitment and drive that these students apply … Continue reading Welcome, Interns!
The theme for last month’s cooking class for 9-12 year olds was The Nutrient Games! We played a board game made by Leanne Matthews, who was an intern last fall. Leanne’s game focuses on different ailments you may encounter in life, like breaking a bone on the playground, having dry skin, or getting hungry halfway … Continue reading What’s Cooking: The Nutrient Games