The Shaker Farm Stand is Open!

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Co-op Organic Garden Manager Stacey and her team of amazing volunteers are harvesting their efforts in the form of fresh certified organic produce and delivering it to the Co-op and the Canterbury Shaker Village Lunch Box Farm Stand.You can find USDA certified organic produce picked fresh that morning! You can even take a tour of the […]

First Harvest for 2015!

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by Stacey Cooper, Co-op Organic Garden Manager We have transplanted our first seeded flats into the hoop house raised beds at the Shaker Organic Gardens, in addition to the direct seeded crops. I have utilized floating row cover to help conserve moisture in the beds as well as buffer the plants from extreme heat during […]

Planting the Seed in the Hoop House

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Concord Food Co-op Organic Garden Manager Stacey Cooper has been busy planting the seeds for future produce, even while there is still snow on the ground! The hoop house located on the historic Canterbury Shaker Village grounds has been staying warm enough as the days are getting longer to begin the first of many plantings. […]

Building Raised Garden Beds in your Hoop House

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by Stacey Cooper, Organic Garden Manager Raised beds can be built and back-filled with a variety of materials.  It is usually handy to utilize materials you have access to on site or at your home.  Some examples of reclaimed materials that you can utilize to help keep expense down are concrete blocks, untreated barn boards, re-bar, […]

Preparing the Shaker Organic Garden Hoop House for Spring

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Tucked away behind the snow drifts at Canterbury Shaker Village you will find the Co-op’s Organic Farm Manager, Stacey Cooper happily digging away in the dirt under the protection of the hoop house that will soon be flourishing with seedlings to produce fresh veggies and leafy greens.Stacey has been busy cleaning and weeding to prepare the […]