Thursday, February 7, 2013
Several share sizes are available for the Weston farm.
Weston's Land's Sake Farm is currently accepting applications for its 2013 Community Supported Agriculture shares. Land's Sake Farm offers five share options, ranging from an Extended Harvest Sharem, which combines a full Harvest Share and a Late Harvest Share to provide customers a full 20 weeks of produce beginning in June as well as a few weeks of "winter" vegetables to fill a Thanksgiving table, to "Back-to-School" shares that begin in September and end with the Late Harvest share pickups in December. New in 2013, the farm is offering a half share option under its Harvest Share. This new option provides customers six to eight seasonal vegetables with each pickup and pickups run weekly from June 10 through Oct. 21. According to the …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The farm stand is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday through Sunday.
Land's Sake farm stand at 90 Wellesley St. is now open for the summer season, according to information on the farm's website, and will be open through Oct. 31. The farm stand is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Strawberries for picking are in limited supply, so call the farm before planning a picking trip. Find out what's available at the farm stand and for picking by calling the information line at 781-893-1162 and pressing 1.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Afterschool and extracurricular classes don't have to be typical.
1. After-School Explorers When/Where: Four-week session takes place May 22, May 29, June 5 and June 12 from 2:20 p.m.-5 p.m. at Land Sake Farm, 90 Wellesley Street, Weston. The Buzz: During this four-week course, students get involved in the outside world. These courses take place in both the fall and spring. The spring program allows students to participate in sowing seeds in the garden and helping with new baby livestock. Age Group: Students in grades 4 and 5. Price: $150 2. Spring Dance and Theater Initiatives When/Where: Six-week sessions will run Tuesdays, May 8-June 12 and Thursdays, May 10-June 14. Various workshops are offered during each section. Courses are taught at The Performing Arts Connection, 31 Union Ave., Sudbury. The …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
There are 240 shares this year, up from 140 last year.
At Land’s Sake farm in Weston, the garlic plants have already sprung from the earth and started to reach for the sky, while parsnips pulled from the field are showing their skillet-ready size. This may bode well for the upcoming summer’s bounty at Land’s Sake, where in mid-June the farmstand opens and the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program begins. Due to its popularity, Land’s Sake is offering 240 CSA shares this summer — 100 more than last year. Shareholders can opt for a traditional share (21 weekly pickups, mid-June through October, for $625 plus a $55 membership fee) or a full share (21 weekly pickups, mid-June through October, plus two pickups in November and one in December, for $775 plus a $55 membership fee). Each weekly…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Online "marketplace" for program registration allows users to register for programs with one click.
Weston resident Ellen Livingston is a mother of two, who, like many parents, has registered her kids for programs many times. It's a process that traditionally involves logging on to multiple websites or filling out numerous forms with the same information, and can sometimes take hours. In a word, said Livingston, that process is "cumbersome." Recently, though, Livingston has been using what she called "an amazing product" to streamline her life — an online program registration site, launched by another resident, specifically with people like Livingston in mind. Last March, Weston parent and entrepreneur Rochelle Nemrow launched FamilyID, a “marketplace of programs and events” that allows users, after a free, one-time registration process…