An update from Farm Manager Susan: At Common Ground Farm we are not only in the business of growing food - we are also growing farmers. In two weeks we will welcome two farm apprentices for the season, and a third apprentice will join us for two months this summer. They are a vital part of Common Ground Farm, comprising the team who grow your vegetables, teach your children in school programs and summer camp, and chat with you at the Beacon farmers market… Read More.
An update from Farm Manager Susan: My past two weeks were centered around the greenhouse, which also officially marks the the start of the 2015 growing season at Common Ground Farm. But even before I made it into the greenhouse, farm planning season was in full swing! During my first month as Common Ground’s new farm manager, I’ve been creating a crop plan, ordering seeds, inventorying supplies, cleaning, meeting community members and organizational partners, and generally preparing for spring… Read More.
Welcome to CGF Farm! What were you doing before joining CGF?
I didn't plan to "grow up" to be a farmer… Read More.
Join Common Ground Farm for a community volunteer day...The farm's still snowy, but there's plenty to be done to prepare for the 2015 season at Common Ground Farm! Help us welcome our new farm apprentices by cleaning and painting their season home in downtown Beacon. We will be putting up fresh coats of paint and cozying up the place before they move in the first week of April… Read More.