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18 February, 2019

Farmer Smolak Update: February 2019

2019-02-18T22:10:28-04:00February 18th, 2019|Farmer Smolak, News and Announcements|

Before we dive in, it's important to note, our 2019 CSA is NOW AVAILABLE! Read more and sign-up here! Looking Ahead to the Warmer Weather We may be in the middle of winter, but Mother Nature keeps playing tricks on us with the swings in the weather. As a harbinger of spring, all kinds of catalogs have been arriving at the farm, and what fun it is to think about the spring and all we will be planting. Our Director of Agriculture is hard at work finalizing our plans for CSA planting, and we’re excited to be able to share more on [...]

8 February, 2019

Introducing: Our Bakery Team, and a new Bakery Blog!

2019-08-13T20:54:14-04:00February 8th, 2019|Bakery|

The bakery at Smolak Farms has long been a staple of the whole farm experience. Aside from the popular and delicious cider donuts, the bakery churns out incredible cookies, cakes, and other sweet treats, in addition to many savory offerings, seasonal and special event menus, and weekly to-go specials. We thought it was long-past time to introduce you to the people who make the bakery such a special place -- Chef Michelle, our Baker Tricia, and Peter, our quiche and donut man! I recently sat down with them to talk shop, as they look ahead to what kinds of [...]

6 February, 2019

Custom Valentine’s Day Cookies

2019-02-06T16:47:11-04:00February 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

This year, in addition to our pre-decorated Valentine's Day cookies, we also have CUSTOM Valentine's Day cookies available to order! Have a favorite nickname, saying, song lyric, or something else that's a special secret between you and someone you love? We'll write them on a cookie (or cookies) for you for an extra-special gift. You can order online here, or call the farmstand at 978-682-6332.

25 January, 2019

Superbowl Sunday – Special Menu!

2019-01-25T18:12:02-04:00January 25th, 2019|Farm Stand|

In honor of our beloved Patriots making it to the Superbowl (AGAIN!), we've put together a special menu for the big day. All menu items are available for pre-order starting TODAY! You can place your order by calling the farmstand at 978-682-6332. You can also order online.     Tricia's Hand Decorated Patriots Sugar Cookie Platter A selection of beautiful and delicious sugar cookies baked and decorated by our talented baker Tricia. Available in two sizes: 12 cookies - $24.99 24 cookies - $42.99     Pulled Pork Platter Make Pulled Pork Sandwiches the centerpiece of your Super Bowl party! Each [...]

23 January, 2019

February School Vacation: A Week of Storytelling & Crafts!

2019-01-23T12:33:47-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Festivals / Kids Activities|

For the week of February school vacation, we'll be hosting a new Storytelling & Crafts event every day of the week! As usual, activities will include reading one book and creating a related craft after that! Each day we'll be reading a different book and creating a different craft. Refreshments will be provided, including hot cider and special snacks! Keep an eye on our Calendar for what book we'll be reading and what craft we'll be creating each day!

14 January, 2019

Farmer Smolak Update: January 2019

2019-01-14T14:51:25-04:00January 14th, 2019|Farmer Smolak|

2019: The Year of Sustainability Greetings, and Happy New Year! With the start of this new year comes the start of something new for Smolak Farms as well, and I'm excited to share that this year, we are embarking on a program focused on sustainability. Sustainability is defined as "how biological systems endure and remain diverse and productive. Today, it refers to the need to develop the sustainable models necessary for both the human race and planet Earth to survive." Over the course of this year and beyond, we will start to explain and show our commitment to this model [...]

13 December, 2018

Farmer Smolak Update: December 2018

2018-12-12T17:10:45-04:00December 13th, 2018|Farmer Smolak|

Winding Down from 2018 Around this time of the year, we start to wind down from a busy year on the farm, and start to look ahead to next year. As we start this process, we reflect on the people who have helped make this farm so successful, and such an asset to our community. First of all, we have you to thank, our customers, and the real reason that the farm is still chugging along, year after year. We thank you for your support and patronage! But I am also grateful for our fine staff of managers and employees, who work [...]