Continued Garden Success

Posted Posted in Co-op Community, Shaker Gardens

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 in Canterbury, NH. It is […]

Raise the Beds!

Posted Posted in Farm 2 Fork, Shaker Gardens

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 theory goes that by creating […]

Shaker Organic Garden Update

Posted Posted in Farm 2 Fork, Shaker Gardens

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 early crop and the groundhogs […]