The Trustees APPLETON FARMS
Hamilton & Ipswich
A Trustees Property
Important 2020 CSA Updates

CSA pick ups begin the week of June 14! First week pick up dates: Tuesday, June 16, Thursday June 18, Friday June 19 Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 11am – 7pm You must choose a pick up time slot! Due to COVID-19, we have modified our pickup method: we are pre-packing CSA shares for all […]

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We’re in this together

Probably like many of you, we are bouncing between our concerns about the future, and our to-do lists: starting seeds in the greenhouse, training new crew, getting tractors in the fields and getting beds ready to plant, and more. Here’s what we know:

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Winter Share Pickup #1

Get ready for some delicious, local, organic food brought to you by your Appleton Farms CSA farmers! The first winter share pickup is this Friday November 8, from 1-6pm! We’re excited about what we have to offer this week and think you will be, too. Mild weather this fall means we have been able to […]

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Officially Organic!

We care about food safety, crop nutrition and health, worker safety, and land stewardship! We are choosing to fully participate in the organic certification process to be even more transparent about our farming practices.

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Week 19!

Last week, a nor’easter swept through the region, bringing fierce winds and driving rain to the farm for the better part of three days. While it may have slowed us down in field, it gave us an opportunity to continue preparing garlic for planting at the end of October. Many people don’t realize that garlic […]

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Week 18

Week 18 This week we continue harvesting fall storage crops for winter distributions. One noteworthy crop this season has been rutabaga. Grown in a field that we fallowed and cover cropped last season, the fertility there was good and weed pressure low. As a result, we seem to be bursting at the seams with rutabaga! […]

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CSA Week 17

Beautiful fall weather has made for another wonderful week on the farm. We have especially been enjoying mild early morning conditions, which makes for pleasurable harvests.

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Appleton CSA Week 16

We really can’t complain about the weather this season, as conditions have been about as ideal as one could hope.

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Appleton CSA Week 15

Fall harvest is typically a time of beautiful abundance on the farm, and this year is no exception. We couldn’t help but pause a moment this week to admire some of the gorgeous vegetables we been pulling out of the fields.

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Appleton CSA Week 14

We love this time of year for its delicious fall vegetables and wonderful working conditions.

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