Essex Farm is a 500 acre draft horse-powered farm that produces a full diet for 200 people. The Dirty Life is Kristin's memoir about the farm's startup year.


Equinox Frost

Posted 09/19/14 by admin

Essex Farm Note

Week 39, 2014

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First frost last night! The forecast inspired the annual rush yesterday to harvest the tender plants -- basil, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, plus many tons of butternut, delicata and acorn squash, because squash holds better if it has...

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