2014 In Review

A few words about the success of this season and some projects we hope to unfold in 2015. This year was a great success on so many levels. The combination of great weather, the hard work of field staff and so many volunteers who contributed to one of the largest harvest on record. Our donations […]

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Job Posting: Field Manager

The Sharing Farm is looking for an experienced small scale farmer for the 2015 season. This an 8 month seasonal position beginning in March. We are posting this position now in order that prospective candidates can view The Sharing Farm while still in season and discuss the operation with us. As such we are seeking […]

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CSA Week # Garlic Festival

Notes from the field (a.k.a. Sasha): Life at the farm is very busy in the lead-up to Garlic Fest! Since the lovely crops aren’t really aware of that fact, it is business as usual for them. A couple of our superstars: beans are now in full swing, so you can be looking forward to them in boxes to […]

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CSA Newsletter #6

One Week To Festival The Garlic Festival is exactly one week away and we are busy busy. There are still some areas where we could use help with volunteers. Fresh Sheet  Yesterday we harvested eggplant, cucumbers, amaranth and basil … lots of basil. We also cleaned garlic for the upcoming Garlic Festival on 24 August. This […]

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CSA Newsletter #5

It’s the Final (Garlic Festival) Countdown! Now that all of the garlic has been harvested and hung to dry, we’ve started all of the prep for the festival. Soon we’ll be cleaning garlic, dressing up the farm, and running every which way to get ready. We need volunteers! If you or someone you know would […]

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CSA Week #4: Rutabaga Love

Kin’s Farm Market Donation We received a generous $10,000 donation this week for our new barn! The owners of Kin’s Farm Market were introduced to us a few months ago and immediately fell in love with The Farm. Article from the Richmond Review: Sharing Farm Barn Gets $10,000 donation Article from Richmond News: Brothers ‘Share’ Success One of the owners boasted […]

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CSA Newsletter #3

We’d like to start this week off with a welcome and wholehearted Thank You to our CSA Harvest Basket Sponsors. Deloitte HSBC Nicola Wealth Management Richmond Lions Club These local companies are sponsoring baskets that allow us to directly deliver the same great organic produce that you’re enjoying to families in Richmond. Put simply, we’re […]

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CSA Newsletter #2

CSA Week 2 Spent today on the farm, washed over in fragrance as we harvested basil and mint. The basil was picked especially for you. Joining the herbs this week are: Tips for storage Scallions Last week, I recommended creating mini greenhouses to keep basil, cilantro, and greens. Well, the same trick will keep scallions from going […]

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