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.


First Plants Hit Dirt

Posted 04/24/15 by admin


Essex Farm Note

Week 17, 2015

The first transplants are out of the greenhouse and in the ground now. Lettuce, chard, onions, scallions, shallots. Those rows look like someone waved a Technicolor wand over a sepia-toned world. BrownbrownbrownbrownbrownbrownGREEN.  We are trying something new this year: planting directly into a furrow cut into last...

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