Happiness Jar

Last spring, I labeled a mason jar with the word “happiness” and then found it a home in the greenhouse between trays overflowing with seedlings and gardening tools caked in dirt. Then I invited AHF interns and visitors to share moments of happiness they experienced during their time here by adding a few words to…

With Gratitude to our 2017 CSA Members

As we approach the winter months, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in our 2017 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. We love that you are interested in knowing where your food comes from¬†and we want you to know that we value your support. Educating¬†community members about growing food and…

what a lovely summer it has been

Tomorrow is the first day of Autumn. The warmth of summer lingers still but the nights feel cooler now, spinach & arugula, lettuce mixes & Asian greens grow strong, and the light has begun to shift. Evenings shine warmth across the landscape, reddish-orange marigolds and pink zinnias glow radiant against the setting sun. As the…

Savor These Summer Days

Every year spring seems to start out sleepily, then as bulbs push their way through the snow and the cycles of planting greenhouse seedlings begin, I find myself stepping into a rhythm that speeds up as the days lengthen, quickening my step toward summer. And suddenly windows are open, flowers are in bloom, fireflies fill…