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11 June, 2019

Farmer Smolak Update: June 2019

2019-07-06T08:50:47-04:00June 11th, 2019|Farmer Smolak, News and Announcements|

Whim Dinner Series kicks off this week! With spring comes eternal optimism and a look towards the future. The weather this spring has been difficult for farmers everywhere with cloudy skies and lots of rain. At Smolak, it has caused many of our crops to be about two weeks behind the normal schedule, which might affect the CSA start this year. CSA’s are an interesting idea as originally conceived – they were created to mirror the ups and downs of what Mother Nature provides for us, and we have been fortunate that over time we've been able to deliver a [...]

23 May, 2019

Farmer Smolak Update: May 2019

2019-05-24T13:43:27-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Farmer Smolak, News and Announcements|

We still have 2019 CSA shares available for purchase! Read more and sign-up here! Additional upgrades at the farm, and CSA season is almost here! As the flowers fall from our stone fruit trees, we see a sign that we are right on track. As a matter of fact, the bloom this spring was a very heavy one, which translates to a very abundant crop in this coming season! The spring rains have made it a challenge to keep ahead of the cultural issues, but the good news is that we are headed in the right direction. We are working [...]

22 May, 2019

Michael Smolak on Food for Thought with Billy & Jenny

2019-05-22T15:01:33-04:00May 22nd, 2019|News and Announcements|

Our very own Michael Smolak recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jenny Johnson on her WBZ NewsRadio Food for Thought segment to discuss all things Smolak. Michael talked with Jenny all about the farm's history, our Whim Dinners, famous apple cider donuts, and of course all the other great activities and events happening at the farm over the next few months. Take a listen!  

4 April, 2019

Farmer Smolak Update: Spring 2019

2019-05-23T21:05:51-04:00April 4th, 2019|Farmer Smolak, News and Announcements|

Our 2019 CSA is available for purchase! Read more and sign-up here! Spring has Arrived at Smolak Farms! As winter has turned into spring, like every year before, we’re getting back into the business of growing things. All of the seeds we plan to grow this year for our annual crops and terrific CSA program have been purchased and are starting to be planted. This year, we’ve selected a wonderful variety of seeds, and hope to have an abundant, healthy crop. As a farmer, I truly believe that the best and safest produce you can get is what's grown on [...]

21 March, 2019

We’re Hiring! Farm Stand Shift Leaders and many other roles

2019-03-21T22:41:03-04:00March 21st, 2019|News and Announcements|

We're currently looking for new Farm Stand Shift Leaders! General responsibilities of the position include: Daily oversight of farm stand operations Set up and closing of the farm stand, ringing up sales General cash management and daily reconciliation Monitor inventory to assure freshness and excellent presentation Responsible for inventory control and stocking Ensure excellent customer service by all Farm Stand employees Job Requirements/Qualifications: Excellent customer service skill and ability to work effectively with the public Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to work independently with moderate supervision Positive, motivated and creative attitude, strong work ethic, reliable Retail Experience [...]

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 [...]

22 January, 2019

Valentine’s Dinner Tickets Available Now!

2019-01-22T16:43:36-04:00January 22nd, 2019|News and Announcements|

Purchase Tickets Here! Tickets sell out quickly and are extremely limited. Feb 14th 6pm - 8pm. Join us for our 2nd Valentine’s Day Dinner with Chef Michele BYOB - there will NOT be a bar at this event but you are welcome to bring your own wine or beer. Menu Please state menu choices for each member of your party in the notes section when purchasing tickets. Also please inform us of any allergies. Appetizer #1. Endive and Roasted Apple Salad w Pecan Labne #2. Roasted Carrot and Chestnut Soup Entre #1. Beef Wellington w Maitre D Hotel Butter #2. [...]

6 January, 2019

Smolak Farms Wins Wedding Venue Award!

2019-01-14T14:36:54-04:00January 6th, 2019|News and Announcements|

We're excited to announce that Smolak Farms was awarded the Editor's Choice for Farm Wedding Venues in the Northshore Magazine Best of North Shore competition!  Check it out! We're currently working on launching a beautiful new wedding and private events website, but in the interim if you'd like to learn more about our amazing venue space, take a peek at the resources below: The Knot Wedding Wire