Carrie Chickering-Sears breeds cattle that win awards.
Chickering-Sears and her husband David Sears own Indian Acres Farm in South Deerfield. The pair currently cares for 31[...]
It’s officially summer. On farms across the Valley, there’s no doubt that we’re in the warm season.
“It’s hot and dry here, just like for everybody[...]
What is June like at McCray’s Farm and Country Creamery?
“Insanity,” according to Steve McCray.
Steve McCray runs the South Hadley farm along with the rest of[...]
Pie in the Sky Berry Farm kicked off their second season of pick-your-own strawberries last weekend.
“We hadn’t done any advertising but still, so many people[...]
As the weather continues to warm, field crop season is beginning to hit full stride across the Valley, and Maureen Dempsey is battling to[...]
Spring is in full force on Freeman Farm.
“We’re getting animals out to pasture, repairing fences, and waiting for the hay to grow,” Mike Freeman explained[...]
Pasture Day is Denise Barstow’s favorite time to be on the farm.
The event is an annual celebration of spring on Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley.[...]
Each spring, asparagus’ arrival at farm stands across the Valley marks the beginning of the field crop season. After months of cold, Wally Czajkowski is[...]
Flowers decorate the milestone events in our lives. John LaSalle, the owner of LaSalle Florists in Whately, has been brightening those landmark occasions for a[...]
“This year, March felt like April and April felt like March,” said David Paysnick, who owns Rainbow Harvest Farm in Greenfield, during a recent conversation.
When Nick Martinelli saw Governor Baker’s emergency order that shut down schools and in-person dining at restaurants, he knew his business was about to enter[...]
Shawn Robinson remembers a ServiceNet client who wouldn’t leave the house for long periods of time. But then the agency brought in some farm animals[...]