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Monday, November 28, 2016

Post Thanksgiving Happenings!

We hope you had wonderful weekend with your friends and family!

Some of you may know that today is Giving Tuesday!  And since we have such an awesome and generous community here, we would like you all to consider giving to our favorite Thursday volunteer farm stand friends!  Margie and Ariel are training for the Boston Marathon while raising money for Hale Reservation, and the programs they run to get under served students out and learning/exploring in this beautiful land.  Here is Margie's fundraising page, and here is Ariel's - please show them our appreciation, and support this awesome cause (plus if you give today they will be eligible for a matching gift - don't hesitate!). 

Margie & Ariel will also be at Powisset this Saturday selling warm soup and sweets while we star gaze during our Astronomy Night. Proceeds will also go towards their Hale/Marathon fundraising efforts. Astronomy Night begins at 4:30pm and we will be gazing until 6:30pm. Please check our Facebook page for weather updates.

Earlier that day (Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 10am), get your gift giving side out for Nicole Lewis' Bath & Body Gifts for the Holidays. In this class we will be making a body scrub, a body butter and a nourishing lip balm. I can speak from experience, these creations are amazing! And so easy to make.

And finally, mark your calendar for Sunday Dec. 11th. We have 3 talented musicians joining us to get into the holiday spirit, playing some holiday tunes at Seasons Unplugged: Acoustic Tunes. We have Steve Lewis (from the Lewis Brothers), Joe Sabourin (from Your Mothers Moustache) and Suzanne Greenwald, multi harpist (as well as writer, actor, entertainer, and much more).

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Past + Upcoming Events! And HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

We've been really busy at Powisset Farm from hosting private and public programs. Last week we held a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to recognize all our volunteers who work tirelessly for us doing everything from teaching classes to working in the fields or the farm stand to marketing the farm and our programs. Thank you to all of you who donate your precious time to Powisset! If you are interested in volunteering with us please contact me at

Last Saturday, we hosted several families, including some eager children who learned how to hold and pet a chicken, collect eggs and, after departing the chicken coop, we all joined together in the kitchen to make mini-quiches using the just-collected eggs and some fresh veggies & herbs from the farm, like kale, broccoli, and thyme. Our next "From Nest to Table" program will be held on Jan. 14th so keep your eyes on our web site.

To recap what's coming up in the next few weeks, here goes it:

Taken 2 nights before the "Monster Moon!"
And, last but not least, here is a list of the abundance of veggies in the last winter share pick up! We hope you all are enjoying it!


Winter Share

Howdy folks,

After several weeks of performing my civic responsibility of jury duty, I am finally done. Months ago I planned a vacation, so I am now off to explore the Southwest until the beginning of December.  Andrew and the rest of the farm crew are working hard to get the fields ready for winter, and all the remaining crops out of the ground and into storage. Saturday is the last day for our seasonal farm staff. Annie, Rachael, Zane, and Diane have been an integral part of our farm community and they will be very much missed. (We are lucky that Diane will return in the spring!)

In the share:

We are packing this week's winter share full of great vegetables. You can look forward to broccoli, spinach, lettuce, kale, collards, potatoes, sweet potatoes, daikon radishes, watermelon radishes, radicchio, kohlrabi, shallots, garlic, butternut squash, turnips, carrots, and more.

In the farm stand:

We will have all of our delicious vegetables available for sale in the farm stand. We will also have Powisset Farm eggs and sausage, Peter's Farm honey and jams, frozen organic wild Maine blueberries, Natick Community Farm Maple Syrup, apples, and Spindrift Soda.

Bushel and Crumb Pies!!! We will have Pumpkin, Apple Cranberry, Blueberry Maple, Honey Salted Walnut, and Chocolate Ganache pies available.

Welsh Cakes: Chocolate chip, cranberry, and currant

Jordan's Seafood will be selling their amazing seafood and soups at the farm on 11/18, 12/3, and 12/16

Winter Share and Farm Stand hours are:

Second pick up: 11/18 12-4 or 11/19 10-2
Third pick up: 12/2 12-4 or 12/3 10-2
Fourth pick up: 12/16 12-4 or 12/17 10-2

Zannah, on behalf of the farm crew

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Bushel + Crumb has you covered with a whole selection of sweet and savory pies from classics like Pumpkin to creative interpretations like Salted Honey Walnut. Take the stress out of Thanksgiving, free up your oven, and let Bushel + Crumb do the baking!

Pie Varieties
Check out our website ( to see the full description of pie varieties and reserve your pie today!

Pies will be available for pickup at Powisset on Saturday, November 19th and on Tuesday, November 22nd. 

Contact Simca at with any questions about Thanksgiving pies.