Crooked Row Fields in 2017

Hello everyone!

We hope you have enjoyed your Winter, which doesn’t seem to want to go quietly, and are looking forward to the coming season!
We wanted to share an update about this season at Crooked Rows. This year we’ll be stepping back from Crooked Row Fields as we are each working at non-profit farms. Elena is the Production Manager at Lexington Community Farm and I am the Assistant Urban Farm Manager at Mill City Grows in Lowell. Elena and I are excited about the opportunities that the jobs bring. We are learning about larger scale production and education as part of a farm’s mission. We also will be able to put money aside as we save for a permanent home for Crooked Row Fields.
As many of you know, we have been very lucky to lease land from Brigham Farm for the past seven years. Leasing land allowed us to start a (usually cost-prohibitive) farm business in our early twenties, and gradually shape what we want that business to look like. Your support as a customer has allowed us to build the foundation of our business, as well as provided inspiration for waking up and harvesting every morning in the summer. The upshot of all this? We still want to be farmers! We also want to farm on our own land, so we can invest soundly in permanent infrastructure.
“So that’s it? No produce from Crooked Row this season??”, you ask. Of course not! We’ll be continuing our popular Late Fall CSA as we have since 2014. This has always been our favorite part of our business, and it coincides with a more relaxed time at our respective jobs. We will also continue to grow all the lettuce and beans available throughout the summer at the Brigham Farm Stand.
To sign up for Crooked Row Fields 2017 Late Fall CSA, please visit the sign up page. We’re keeping the price the same as last year for now, but it will go up during the summer.
We can’t say enough how much your support, recipes, words of encouragement, and hugs have meant to us over the years, and we look forward to seeing you around Brigham and in the fall!

Elena and Karl

2016 Late Fall CSA

Hi Everyone!  We finished up the Summer season CSA last week and, Friday the 4th, we will begin the 4 bi-weekly pick ups of our Late Fall CSA.  We still have open spots, so if you’re looking to local storage crops and sweet late season greens, signup HERE!

Purple Top Turnips!

Adding additional pickup day for the Spring Share – Wednesdays at Brigham Farm

Hi folks!

We’ve been getting a lot of feedback about our Spring Share pick up day, so we’re adding an additional option!
We are adding a pick up day at Brigham Farm for the Spring Share. You may now choose Wednesdays as a pick up day, May 18-June 15, 3:00-6:00 PM. We’re hoping this fulfills the needs of commuters on Rte 117!
If you’ve already signed up for the Spring share for Saturday, and you’d like to switch to Wednesday, just shoot us an email and we’ll update your information.
The CSA signup form has been updated to reflect the changes.  Saturday is still an option as a pickup day as well.

Announcing 2016 CSA Sign Ups!

Hello everyone!

We’ve opened sign ups for our 2016 CSA.  This year, we’ve expanded our CSA to include a Summer option, so we may serve you fresh produce from May till December!

We’re not attending Farmers Markets regularly this Summer so that we may focus on growing our CSA and spending more time at the farm.

We look forward to seeing you at the farm!

Meet Your Concord Farmers! March 29th, 7pm to 9pm

On Tuesday, March 29th, Concord’s Agriculture Committee will be hosting a talk with Concord Farmers.  They will talk about aspects of the day to day operation of farming.  Afterwards, there will be an informal meet and greet where you will have a chance to talk with the farmers.  Crooked Row Fields will be there so come by and say hi!

Meet Your Farmers!

@ Harvey Wheeler Community Center

Tuesday, March 29th form 7pm

New Website

Hello folks!
As you may have noticed, CrookedRowFields.com is going through some changes!  We’re rapidly updating our web presence and will be able to do some cool things once everything is humming along.

Soon we’ll be announcing the details of the 2016 CSA.  Due to circumstances, things have taken a bit longer to get going this year but we’re well on our way for a new and exciting year!

So, keep checking in with us for more news and announcements through here and our Facebook page.