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We’re in the News, again

My housemate Paul was visiting his grandkids in Newton and they gave him a copy of the Daily News Tribune from there which had a cover-page article on Maple Season with a quote from yours truly (Grey Lee) and a few other area maple producers. Here’s the link: http://www.dailynewstribune.com/archive/x114015741/Sweet-talk-Area-maples-unscathed-by-ice-storm The […]

Farming is “in”

One of our Board members, Alyson Muzila, forwarded this linkto me – please read. It’s about the growth of farms and farm businesses in MA since 2002, according to USDA Ag Census info. Land’s Sake is pretty much surfing a good wave of interest in local farm-direct food. Read on, […]

Let the Maple Season Begin

The Maple Season has begun! We tapped about 400 trees on Saturday and luckily we had the Green Power kids scheduled to help us on Monday. The warm daytime weather got the sap flowing and we collected about 150 gallons. Get ready for Maple Syrup! You must be wondering if […]

Splitting Season Begins

We got the firewood splitting season started today with Weston High’s National Honor Society. A few good volunteers came out with me to enjoy the fine air of winter and the particular thrill of sending a maul through a chunk of wood. I was able to give them a good […]

Getting Things Done

It was a gorgeous end of the year moving tables and junk at the farm. We’d gotten those two first storms the previous weekend and had been pretty well packed in for the Christmas week. This morning, Dave and I were going to make our foray into the town forest […]

New Website is Now Up!

Hi Everyone, Check out our new website: www.landssake.org. Thanks to Alicia Pritt who designed the whole thing, and Dave Sonnenberg for doing the technical wizardry. Thanks also to John Marchiony for his editing help. What if I told you there could be a way you could not only watch your […]

Holiday Party Fun

As you enter the Burnes’ Barn, you are forced to engage the space of the structure not only by the looming catwalks grazing your head and the thrusting chimney craning your neck, but also by the persistent texture of bric-a-brac and books lining all surfaces. Last evening the whirling panoply […]