Every week, I head over to Powisset Farm in Dover, Ma to pick up my CSA share. This year marks my fourth year as a member. Driving onto the farm is therapeutic… it’s beautiful barn, vista of green fields and bountiful gardens, and, a farm crew that is always upbeat and cheerful. I’ve never left there in all my time not feeling happy that I am part of this community.
This Saturday, my potter friend, Sue Brum of Hog Wild Pottery (who is also a member at the farm) will set up tables filled with our pottery to sell and enjoy a peaceful day chatting with new and old friends alike.
We’ll be in the barn, near the farm stand from 10am to 5pm on Saturday.
Here are some pieces I will be selling that work well with the food in the farm stand and in the CSA share…
perfect bowl for a salad of corn and tomatoes
double dip bowl for salsas
egg separators for baking with farm raised chicken eggs
spoon rests for all the cooking you do
Stop by the farm this Saturday, September 20th between 10am and 5pm to learn about functional pottery and how it works well with local food and flowers in a farm to table approach to living.
Powisset Farm CSA week five included swiss chard, onions, carrots and cabbage!! AND Pie share #2 – savory!
This week’s savory pie is…Swiss chard, scallion, and goat cheese. (pictured above) by Bushel and Crumb!
“This week’s savory pie features beautiful produce from one of our partner farms, Powisset Farm in Dover. Powisset is a CSA farm run by the non-profit Trustees of the Reservations. “
Swiss Chard in the Powisset Farm fields… mmmmm!
The Food and Pottery Connection for Week 5 ~
Serve a slice of savory pie on my hand-built oblong plate with matching mug for a handmade pairing.
Powisset Farm CSA week three included carrots, spinach, and two pints of fresh strawberries!!
It was also the first distribution of my pie share….
Bushel + Crumb offers local food enthusiasts a monthly subscription of savory and sweet pies delivered to the farm where you pick up your CSA share. Bushel + Crumb pies feature the highest quality, locally grown fruits, vegetables, dairy, and grains.
“Our pies are an opportunity to deepen your commitment to local food in a delicious and convenient way. If you value the quality, care, and flavor of sustainably grown foods; if you love a shared family meal, but don’t have time to prepare one every night; if you believe in purity of ingredients and the joy of a healthful indulgence, Bushel + Crumb is for you!”
Pie flavors and ingredients change with the season and reflect the freshest fruits and vegetables available. A season’s subscription provides 1 pie every other week for 18 weeks (June-October) and will alternate between sweet and savory pies (9 pies total).
This week’s pie only has a few ingredients. It’s pretty much a full-on celebration of strawberries. Many of the ingredients used come from the two farm partners, Brookwood Community Farm and Powisset Farm (photos above were taken at Powisset Farm in Dover, MA).
This is Fresh Strawberry Balsamic with Black Pepper Pie handmade by Bushel and Crumb… a small pie – yum!
The Food and Pottery Connection for Week 3 ~
Those bakers washed loads of strawberries for this pie share. I suggest a handmade berry bowl for your wash and serve! Email me if you would like a berry bowl as I only create these by commission; please allow 6-8 weeks for your handmade piece.
Powisset Farm CSA week two included favorites like two heads of green Lettuce!, yummy Spinach, and Radishes! Here is my food and pottery connection for week two:
radish greens of arugula
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add radishes and cook about 5 minutes; transfer to bowl.
Put just washed greens of arugula in skillet. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes. Turn off heat. add lemon juice and radishes. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
Serve radishes in my beautiful wheel thrown bowl for sale at Custom Art Framing in Norwood, MA
Bring friends and family to Powisset Farm at 37 Powisset Street in Dover, MA this Saturday, May 18th from 10am – 3pm to welcome spring at the farm!
There will be:
~ a Seedling Sale!
~ Kids Activities!
~ Farm and Animal Tours!
~ Local Vendors (Pottery!)
~ Jordan Brothers Seafood!
~ Edible Plant Walk!
Powisset Farm is a year round member supported CSA with a Farm Stand open to the public. It is a Trustees of the Reservation property. For more information on this beautiful place click here: http://www.ttor.org/powissetfarm