Month: March 2011

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The tomato, the love apple, the fruit of the gods…. As you can tell, we love our tomatoes! Each year we try to introduce new varieties to the menu but we also make sure to always have the classics.  Brandywine, Green Zebra, Cherokee. The tomato […]

Zucchini

Zucchini

We grow a variety of zucchini here the farm, and they are not only delicious, they are tremendously versatile. We love to sauté the flowers with oil and garlic or throw them on the grill. We have zucchini squash in green, yello, even purple!  Yeah!

Winter Squash

Winter Squash

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Waldingfield always has a strong winter squash crop.  Durable, delicious, and remarkably varied, we look to have it available all fall and deep into each winter season.

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Beets

Beets

Beets are one crop we will be focusing on more carefully in 2012.  some swear they have healing powers. Who knew? Bulls Blood: The juice from this beet is used to make the only red food coloring by Swedish law. That really is true. Would […]

Beans

Beans

We grow a number of bean varieties on the farm. As you know, they’re good for your heart.! Cherokee Trail of Tears: An astonishing black bean that arrived at the hallowed ground of Waldingfield Farm after many moons of travel. Cold and hungry, this delicious […]

Patrick Horan

Patrick Horan

Patrick (owner) has been full-time since 2006. Prior to that (he was a part-time farmer from 1996-2006)where he worked in finance at R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management, a New York City hedge fund, while also pursuing acting. He is a graduate of Union College (B.A. English) and The Stella Adler Conservatory (MFA program). He is responsible for all marketing, sales, and general operations, as well handling daily farming duties when on the farm.

Patrick also works with older brother Daniel at Five Acre Farms, Inc., based in Brooklyn (NY), where he is head of logistics.  Five Acre Farms is a brand that markets local milk, eggs, and apple products from the qwerty Northeast.  www.fiveacrefarms.com

He and wife and son, Suzie and Griffin, divide their time between Brooklyn, NY, and Washington. CT.

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Quincy Horan

Quincy Horan

Q (co-owner) has been at the farm since the first season back in 1990.  His passion for growing organic food most likely came from his stint out west attending Pitzer College, from which he received a B.A. in History.  While this passion continues to consume […]

Jed Borken

Jed Borken

Jed came to Waldingfield in the spring of 2010 and quickly proved to be the missing link in our business/farm operations. Today he  is the farm’s Manager.  Originally from the midwest, Jed earned his JD from Seattle University School of Law before relocating to the […]

Protect Future Generations

Protect Future Generations

Children receive four times the exposure than an adult to at least eight widely used cancer-causing pesticides in food. The food choices you make now will impact your child’s health in the future.

 

Broccoli

Broccoli

Always a big fall crop at the farm, its said that Waldingfield’s broccoli tastes sweeter then most.  look for it in the late spring, too.

The Farm

The Farm

Waldingfield Farm, of Washington, Ct. is an organic vegetable farm. Our operation is certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.  A diversified CSA and market farm, we have been producing fine, organic and sustainable produce for over twenty years. Have a look around the site, view some […]