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…

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…

Much Gratitude for A Beautiful Season

Many thanks to all of the CSA members, student volunteers, and community members who participated in making our CSA a success this season! We’ll be back in 2017 for another season long adventure in eating. Stay tuned for the details 🙂 Elizabeth

Shadows & Shade, a guest post by Danielle Ofeldt

I found this wonderful quote a few weeks back.  It goes something like this: “Life is not about the shadows you cast on your enemies, but the shade you provide to your friends.” This summer has been an incredible journey of creating the foundations for new friendships as well as rebuilding old ones.  Earlier this…

ROOT, a guest post by our awesome intern Danielle Ofeldt

When I was younger, I was scared to be a part of something bigger than myself. I now understand that the only way you can grow is by letting your roots reach out towards others as well as deeper into the earth. Plant yourself somewhere, let yourself grow, and don’t be afraid to be a part of our Mother Earth with your fellow saplings.