We are becoming so high tech around here, in an old-fashioned kind of way. We have a large screen TV in the office trailer now, where Mark projects the day’s objectives during morning team meeting. He is using a program called Trello to organize the farm and his brain – no small tasks, those. And we have a splash page up at our future web site, featuring our new marketing poster. Check it out at www.essexfarmcsa.com. Note that we are eagerly seeking new members right now! If you love the share, please tell your friends. We’d like to add 30 more families by the peak of the season.
Essex Farm Institute
While you’re at it, take a look at the slideshow posted at www.essexfarminstitute.org, which introduces our very exciting new venture. Essex Farm Institute will train farmers to build resilient, diversified farms that are economically viable, socially responsible and environmentally beneficial. Essex Farm Institute is fiscally sponsored by the Open Space Institute, and we aim to enroll our first students in the fall of 2014. Special thanks to Terri Jamison and Ben Stechschulte for the design and photography on both those sites. Let us know what you think, everyone… [Continue reading Kristin Kimball’s Essex Farm Note.]
- Essex Farm: Hustle (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Essex Farm: Alien Asparagus (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Vintage Stereoview: Northern Essex Bay (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Essex Community Concert Benefit: Goff Brothers (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)