Our Green Power educators, Anna and Luke, are super busy and excited planning for Green Power this summer! The countdown is on, and with the program rapidly approaching, plans are getting nailed down. This year, Green Power has its own new field! Some of the crops are pre-planned, but […]
The Sugar Shack – Living the sweet life with Aaron Lefland from Weston Media Center Inc. on Vimeo. Each year, Land’s Sake teams up with 20 middle schoolers to produce our delicious maple syrup the good, old-fashioned way. This year’s maple syrup production was a huge success thanks to […]
In the 10 days since we started on Earth Day, our dedicated farm staff here at Land’s Sake has planted 49,500 seedlings, not even including the seeds in the ground for veggies like carrots, hakurei turnips, peas, arugula, tokyo bakana, tatsoi, and radishes. That’s a huge number of vegetables! Seeing the […]
The Green Power program provides teens with the opportunity to grow food, care for animals, mentor younger children, volunteer in the community, cook fresh food, work hard and have fun!
Check out all the cool things the teens did Summer 2012! And keep an eye out for the chance to join the Green Power Summer 2013 Crew!
Tuesday was a classic day at the farm. The final group of this season’s Green Power students were busily working in the front garden, helping to harvest and keep our fields looking great. Land’s Sake farmers were busily washing and packing the day’s harvest and setting out berries and tomatoes […]
Fresh-picked English Pea Soup and Farm-grown Black Bean Burritos with Arugula Pesto may sound like something you might find on the menu at a hip farm-to-fork restaurant in the city, or perhaps written up in the latest Food column on the New York Times. For the past couple of weeks, […]
These are the principles that inform and guide our Summer Programs here at Land’s Sake. Whether packing meals at Community Servings for chronically-ill recipients or seeding radishes for the weekly Community Lunch on the farm, the teens of Green Power and the children of Farm & Forest Explorers are not […]
As the vegetables in the fields grow, Land’s Sake’s staff of farmers and educators increase too, bringing with them their passion for completing the rigorous work it takes to fulfill our mission and reach our seasonal goals. Each member of our team has been inspired in some way to heed […]
“I think it’s so cool that you make so much of what you use here. It’s just really cool.” This was just a piece of my conversation with a teen volunteer last week while repairing a compost bin in the Education Garden, and a sure sign that things are off […]
This coming year, we are excited to introduce a new model for firewood sales that will align our program more closely with Land’s Sake’s mission of connecting people to the land. Since 1980, Land’s Sake has been sustainably managing portions of Weston’s town forests and supplying cordwood to the greater […]