farm blog relocated, BSFP blog in transit…

Yo, so the farm blog has sort of outgrown this general BSFP blog, so now it has its own home at The rest of BSFP updates will also eventually move to a tumblr, but that transition isn’t quite finished. For now, email to get on the newsletter and find out what’s going on … Continue reading

Busy farm stand, squash harvest, rye planted…

Look how busy our cart was on Friday! We sold a ton of squash, beets, popcorn, garlic, kale… We’re going to be selling from 11:30ish – 2pm every Friday outside of commons. Our meeting and work party today was also super productive. I’m constantly amazed by how proactive and productive everybody is, it’s really amazing. … Continue reading


Who would have guessed that the beginning of term would take up all our time and cause us to neglect the blog? So far this season we have produced 217.15 pounds of food that we remembered to weigh! And we’ve sold roughly 125lbs of that to dining services, with plenty more (we hope) on the way! A … Continue reading

Mid-August Updates

Wow, so much going on! We farm interns are busy people right now (or perhaps men of few words?), so we’ll have to make do with bullet points. We’ve begun selling our produce to Dining Services, including 25 lbs of kohlrabi and 30 lbs of bok choi! Kerry (the new student center manager) is really … Continue reading

Hooray for Baby Kale

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted last, so here’s some fresh-from-the-garden news of what’s going on with Purple Carrot Farm these days! It has been a truly action-packed week, filled with agricultural ecstasies and cosmically wavy wibes. We kicked off with a rain-hindered work party on Sunday, had a great time planting carrots, spinach, and … Continue reading

Cart day 7/26

We’re open! Catch us under a tree by the flagpole until 4pm. Here’s today’s menu: Name your price: Chard (suggest $1.50 for 1/2 lbs) Garlic (suggest $1 for 2 heads) Fixed prices: BSFP maple syrup ($20 – only 3 left!) YAP romaine lettuce ($5 per lb) YAP cucumbers (we don’t have these yet… maybe before … Continue reading

Cart days & work parties

Wow, us farm interns have had busy days since we last caught up! Joe and I are both working at the Youth Agriculture Project in town, which is also where Bryan has been working since he graduated this spring, and I’ve been doing some research assistant work for faculty member Valerie Imbruce. Between our many … Continue reading