Provider Farm Feeds Community Through CSA

The greenhouse at Provider Farm is filled with burgeoning seedlings. In the warmth of the hothouse, 50,000 tiny plants flourish: onion, leek, scallion, celery, celeriac, radicchio, beet, chard, tomato and fennel. Max and Kerry Taylor lease their land from three different owners and on 12 acres grow 50 varieties of vegetables and melons.

Their farm in Salem, Conn., is aptly named; the Taylors see themselves as “Providers” for their community. “Our goal is to run this farm for the rest of our lives and then some. We want this farm to be viable far beyond the immediate future,” says Max. Read full article

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