Hamilton & Ipswich
A Trustees Property
Officially Organic!

Appleton Farms veggies are now Certified Organic! Since The Trustees’ founding in 1891 as a land conservation organization, we have preserved and protected farmland in Massachusetts. Today, we operate several beautiful and iconic working farms, while welcoming members and the public to visit, learn about sustainable agriculture, and best of all: enjoy and eat the […]

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CSA 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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