The growing season is coming to a close The farm report is about to go into hibernation! We are over 15,200 pounds as of last week and that is without last year's 4,000 pounds of zucchini. Many more greens were grown this year and are still being harvested. We are down to one gleaning per ... Click to read more.
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An Abundant Harvest Wow it's November and we are still going strong! Last week we harvested and delivered over 650 pounds of beautiful organic produce that included: spinach, lettuce, Swiss chard, carrots, turnips, peppers, a few tomatoes, beet greens, radishes, scallions, garlic, and winter squash. With winter temperatures predicted for next weekend, that variety will ... Click to read more.
Visit from local school children Slow and steady clean up in progress. We had a group of fifth-graders and their teacher, Abby, with us on Wednesday. Fortunately, we had greenhouse clean-up projects for them since it was pouring rain that morning. They enthusiastically harvested and pulled out the peppers in greenhouse 1 and those in ... Click to read more.
Join us at Growing to Give for a Daffodil Tribute in celebration of the Maine Suffrage Centennial Saturday, November 2 (9-11 AM) @ Scatter Good Farm Let's join the statewide celebration of the Maine Suffrage Centennial by coming together in community to plant yellow daffodil bulbs—the flower symbol for the suffragists—throughout the farm on ... Click to read more.
Farming in on Madeira Island I was away for 10 days, traveling to the island of Madeira. Madeira sits out in the Atlantic across from Morocco but is part of Portugal. Madeira is called the Isle of Flowers and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. I won't bore you with all my vacation experiences but ... Click to read more.
We harvested 764 pounds this week. Our total for the year is up to 12,592. The butternut squash has been picked and sweetening in the hoop houses. It will begin to be distributed in the next week or two. The spinach is growing faster than we can pick it, and the salad turnips continue to ... Click to read more.
What the first frost meant for Growing to Give Frost came this week and took the outside tomatoes and peppers. We had to harvest all the butternut squash. We welcomed Nat as a volunteer this week and he helped me pull all the Waldo butternut on Tuesday, maybe about 500 to 550 pounds. Cathy helped ... Click to read more.
Check out our most recent newsletter to take a journey through the growing season this year. The newsletter is rich with photos, Farm Reports, gratitude, and updates. To read it, click here.
Growing to Give's spring newsletter includes: an Update from Patty a Farm Report a Funder Highlight a Call for Volunteers and more! To read the newsletter, click here.