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Posted 10/14/2017 3:44pm by MCFBoard.

Come get dinner Tuesday, October 17th
from 4:00-8:00pm in support of 
Medway Community Farm's fundraiser at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Franklin.

Mark your calendar now, and join us. 50% of the proceeds go to the Farm (bring this image on your phone, print, or tell the cashier that you are supporting the Farm)!




Posted 9/30/2017 12:40pm by MCFBoard.



Medway Community Farm

7th Annual Fall Festival


Sunday, October 1st, Noon - 4:00

   Our annual celebration of the Fall, the harvest, and enjoying the land that makes our Farm special and productive is coming October 1st from noon to 4:00 pm. Bring the whole family...spend a fun afternoon in a beautiful place.

   Enjoy hayride farm tours with our Farm Manager, Katie, nature crafts, activities for kids of all ages, Food trucks, vendors with fun food, cool organizations, and the great music of Little Jed and the Phat Daddies. MCF veggies, local honey from Nancy Russell (from MCF hives!), T.C. Scoops ice cream and more will be available for sale as well! Our partner Crafted - Craft Beer & Wine, Holliston, MA will be there to help you discover what you always wanted to know about regional craft beer and exciting wines.

Learn from our speakers about blueberries, honey production and healthy hives. And Lucy, Medway Children's Librarian, will share a harvest story! 

And take the self-guided walking tour of the Farm...stroll all around our main site. Each of the 15 stops along the way provides information about all aspects of our community farm: history, agriculture, and resources are included. Check it out!



 

Posted 9/13/2017 8:01am by Katie Bekel.

We have a beautiful fall harvest awaiting you! Fall is the best time for savory pies, cheese-y pesto pasta with veggies, potato pancakes and more! Fall veggies are perfect for stews, and are so hearty and nourishing, you will be happy it's almost winter.

Fall share pick ups are packed with 2 weeks worth of veggies since they only occur every other week, for a total of 5 pick ups over a 10 week period. The Fall share includes lots of favorites like sweet potatoes, winter squash (kabocha, delicatta, butternut, acorn, etc), kale, onions, garlic, scallions, radish, turnip, potatoes, carrots, brussel sprouts, cabbage, fennel, scallions, popcorn, spinach, and more. Select either Tuesday or Thursday pick ups.

Ready to sign up?! Fill out the SIGN UP FORM at our website:

 
Want all the details?
Price: $250 for Fall CSA PLUS $50 Friend of the Farm donation* OR 5 hours volunteer work
Dates: Oct 10/12
Oct 24/26
Nov 7/9
Nov 20/21
Dec 5/7
Pick up Location: Farmstand at 50 Winthrop Street Medway, MA (on colder nights pick up will be moved to the farm house)
*provides funds to make improvements to farm infrastructure
Posted 8/11/2017 5:21pm by MCFBoard.
Farm to Fork Fundraiser Dinner
September 9th, 2017

for a magical Saturday evening under the stars
(and twinkle-lit tents)  
on the Farm

Join us to raise a fork, a glass, and important funding for the future of farm fresh food, farming & food education, and community connections in Medway.

Watch our short video introduction here:




Get your tickets here by September 1st!



Oh la la, look at this exciting menu from SweetPea's Catering of the freshest of vegetables from our fields, locally sourced fruit and protein for our 6th annual event.

New this year is an exciting Silent Auction & Mystery Wine Drawing during our appetizer/cocktail hour. Look at this wonderful list of donated items:

Anne's Market Medway: Lottery card packs
Chat Noir Medway: $25 Gift Certificate + 1 free manicure
Curves Fitness Medway: $0 Signup Fee + 3 Month Membership
Debra's Flowers Holliston: Topiary plant
Dennis Coakley/Custom Celtic Knots: Custom Name Sign
Direct Tire Medway: Oil change + tire rotation & balancing 
Holistic Health Medfield: Gift Basket
HOT Pigeon Medway: Art Clock
Iron Horse Fiber Arts Natick: Fiber Gift Basket
Jameson Dempsey Medway: Wooden Pot & Pan Rack
Juice on Main Medfield: Gift Certificate
Medway Community Farm: PYO Flower Share 2018 season
Medway Famous Pizza: Pizza Coupon
Mickey Cassidy's Medway: 4 rounds of golf for price of 2
Molly's Apothecary Medway: Gift Basket
Muffin House Medway: Multiple $25 Gift Certificates
Nosh and Grog Restaurant Medfield: $25 Gift Certificate
Park Street Books Medfield: $25 Gift Certificate
PJs BBQ Medway: Gift Certificate
Salon Amalfi Millis: Gift Certificate
7th Wave Brewery Medfield: Growlers of beer & coupon/t-shirt
Taylor Family Chiropractic: $150 off exam & x-rays
Whole Foods Market Bellingham: Gift Basket
The Yoga Studio Millis: 8 Class Pass
Zig Zag Cleaners Medway: $20 Gift Certificate

And don't forget the Mystery Wine Drawing. Win one of the magically
mixed cases of wine from our collection! 

Get your TICKETS by Friday the 1st. 


Join your friends and neighbors for a delicious meal together in this verdant, peaceful setting with live music by Little Jed and the Phat Daddies

Also exciting this season is our wonderful partnership with Crafted - Craft Beer & Wine who is supplying locally sourced beers and delicious wine for the evening.




Reserve your place, get your TICKETS now!





Appetizers, Aperitifs, Silent Auction
Mystery Wine Drawing
Family Style Meal, Music, Firelight



Get your tickets here
 by September 1st.






 

Posted 8/6/2017 10:06pm by MCFBoard.

Lots of fresh veggies and at a loss for serving ideas? In partnership with Crafted - Craft Beer & Wine, Holliston, MA, Medway Community Farm is sharing recipes gathered by Crafted's owner (and beer and wine info expert) including suggested pairings. Check them out on our website and coming newsletters.

Here's a taste: r
ecipes with your CSA share ingredients, to expand your cooking and dining enjoyment, with wine and beer recommendations to enhance your meal.



Honey Mustard Pale Ale Sauce 
Adapted from BeerAdvocate Magazine: Cuisine a la Biere, July 2010 

This recipe is an easy, flavorful and versatile sauce to use on greens from your CSA share (with a thick piece of rare tuna on top is my favorite), and also works great as a base for potato salad with a little lemon juice, chopped onions and some garlic. 

Ingredients:
 
·   1/3 cup of your favorite coarse mustard 
·   1/4 cup hoppy pale ale or balanced IPA (Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale or Firestone Walker’s Union Jack are good options) 
·   2 tbsp local honey (such as Nancy Ann's from MCF hives, available at the farnstand)
·   1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
·   1 tsp coarse salt 
·   1/2 tsp cracked or coarsely ground black peppercorns 

Prep: Whisk ingredients together, put it in a canning jar. Keep it in the fridge for up to 4 weeks. Makes 3/4
 cup, scale up as needed. 

Beer Pairing: It’ll depend on what you put this sauce on, but honey can do some nice things with a lighter, hoppy beer, playing off the fruitier, floral flavors, some of our top picks: Wash Ashore’s Maya Mae IPA and Lord Hobo’s Glorious Pale Ale.  

Recipes and pairings selected for Medway Community Farm CSA Members by Ken Onofrey, owner of Crafted.   

Crafted is a craft beer and wine shop located in Holliston, Massachusetts.  We feature over six hundred craft and imported beers and a selection of unique wines. We've got new products arriving daily and events happening every weekend! 
Come visit us at: 400 Washington Street Holliston, MA  01746   www.crafted-ma.com  

And get your tickets now for the Farm to Fork Dinner, Saturday, September 9, catered by Sweet Pea's, with wine and beer supplied by Crafted, music by Little Jed and Phat Daddies, and a special silent auction and mystery wine drawing during our appetizer hour. Don't miss it!




 

Posted 7/16/2017 9:01pm by MCFBoard.

 

 

 

YOGA AT THE FARM

Help support Medway Community Farm on Monday nights from
6-7pm with a donation based gentle yoga class!

Come stretch and strengthen your body, connect with your breath and calm the mind with yoga and aromatherapy. Class is suitable for all ages and levels. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and any other props you might like.

Classes will be Monday nights from 6-7pm on the community lawn space of the farm. The sessions will be held 7/24, 7/31, 8/7 and 8/14 (weather permitting). Any questions? Please contact Alison Dempsey at alison.dempsey@medwaycommunityfarm.org

Posted 7/7/2017 5:03pm by MCFBoard.

Farm to Fork Fundraiser ~ September 9th, 2017



Get the date on your calendar. Get your tickets! Get your friends and neighbors in on the party plan!

Sweet Pea's Catering returns to partner with our Farmers, creating an inspired menu with the freshest of vegetables, locally sourced fruit and protein for our 6th annual event. Gather your friends and neighbors for a delicious meal together in a glorious setting with live music by Little Jed and the Phat Daddies.

New this year is an exciting silent auction & mystery wine drawing. Watch for auction highlights and details on our website.

Buy your tickets now






 

Posted 6/4/2017 1:00am by MCFBoard.



A big thank you to Myfm 101.3 for supporting our mission, honoring Medway Community Farm with this Hometown Hope Initiative, and promoting our efforts during the month of June!

Listen and learn about the Farm in this recorded Soundcloud interview, featuring MCF Board Member Marcia Coakley speaking with Myfm 101.3's Ray Auger.

Go to our site online to register for your summer share...a few slots still open, with pick-up days on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday. http://medwaycommunityfarm.org

Many volunteer opportunities also available, including field, farmstand, education, and events support, as well as openings on our Board of Directors.




 

Posted 5/30/2017 6:34pm by MCFBoard.




If you are still thinking about a CSA share, now is the time to snag one of the last spots! There are a few shares available, including both Partial and Full shares (split with friends?!). The summer share begins on June 19th! And we've been planting all the favorites – zucchini, cucumber, squash, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, herbs, and more! 

The Farmstand will be open this week with some veggies to sell, along with maple syrup from Harms Farm, and honey from our MCF hives (from Nancy and Jim Russell). Eggs are also available.

 

 

 

Posted 5/22/2017 8:34am by Katie Bekel.

Thanks to all that came to visit us at Pride Day or stopped by the Seedling sale at the farm last weekend!

We have a nice variety of seedling for sale on the honor system at the farmstand. Payments can be dropped in the box inside the farmstand.

If you are still thinking about a CSA share, now is the time to snag one of the last spots! We still have about 20 shares available, including both partial and full shares. The summer share begins on June 19th! And we've been planting all the favorites-zucchini, cucumber, squash, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, herbs, and more!

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