Shaker Gardens

Find updates and current happenings at the Organic Shaker Gardens sustained by Concord Food Co-op.




By Stacey Cooper, Co-op Organic Farm Manager Brought to you by the Natural Buzz monthly newsletter   The Co-op has formed a Strategic Partnership with Canterbury Shaker Village to revive the historic Shaker fields with organic produce, cultivate beehives, and offer workshops and classes in the unique spaces available on the picturesque grounds […]

Continued Garden Success




By Stacey Cooper, Co-op Farm Manager I stumbled across an very interesting new method of growing veggie crops, which I have decided to try to incorporate in the gardens here at Shaker Village. The method is inspired by Jean-Martin Fortier, reminiscent of the French Intensive methods used in Europe. The […]

Raise the Beds!





Check out Stacey’s latest update from Shaker Organic Garden… This week we’ve been busily prepping for the Artisan festival and the benefit dinner next weekend. These activities include cleaning and hanging all of the ornamental corn, shelling heirloom beans, harvesting corn stalks, harvesting pumpkins and winter squash (it was an […]

Shaker Organic Garden Update