Feeding a Community, One Garden at a Time
Written by Fred de Long, Director of Community Farms Program, Willistown Conservation Trust
It’s peak season for locally grown produce. Ripe fruits and vegetables are in abundance. Summer crops are still producing their bounty as the fall crops begin to reach maturity. Tomatoes are heavy on the vines, potatoes are being dug up from the soil, lettuce and greens are thriving, and winter squash is almost ready to be harvested.