Fine Dining and Cooking Demonstration

This Wednesday Abundance Acres hosted its first Fine Dining and Cooking Demonstration. Professional Chef Miguel Calderon and his wife Kirsten Calderon demonstrated and served a spectacular meal for 6 guests at Abundance Acres. There will be a few more opportunities to learn, dine and enjoy Abundance Acres’ fresh vegetables cooked right before your eyes. Hurry…

Annual Harvest Celebration

The 2016 harvest Celebration was a great hit! We had an excellent turnout and the weather was perfect! Plenty of food, conversation, games and fellowship was enjoyed by all. The results of the tomato tasting are also in. Meet the contestants: Cosmonaut Volkov Cherokee Purple Goldie Yellow Garden Peach Winner of the best taste award…

Family Fun Nights!

The Wednesday Family Fun Nights have been a great success and haveĀ  brought a new group of families and kids to the farm. Two beautiful picnic tables, an impressive fire pit and even a volley ball court spruce up the meeting area. Each night we have a small meal, a camp fire, play some group…

Sweet Season (Part II)

The sugaring season has wrapped up so this is a recap. It turned into an over-flowing year as we ran out of wood, ambition and the sap is still running! Interestingly the syrup went from light to dark and then began lightening again! Lots of hands made quick work of collecting, boiling, pulling the taps,…

Sweet Season

This winter has proven a strange one for sure, but as happens each year, the soil begins to thaw and the trees begin to come alive again. A week ago we tapped out the sugar bush (300-350 taps). Since then we have only collected 3 times, but are hoping for some good sugaring weather next…

Andover Day

On August 22nd, we participated in the second annual Andover Day! This year at our stand we displayed a moderate display of farm produce which many vendors took home with them.

Chester-Andover Youth Group

On May 16th the Chester-Andover youth group gathered at Abundance Acres for a few hours of work in the field. The group was participating in the ‘30 Hour Famine‘ by World Vision. The youth raised money during this effort for World Vision which uses the money to combat hunger worldwide. Rather than just ‘sit around’…

First Annual Harvest Potluck

Sunday, October 5th, we celebrated our first annual Harvest Potluck. Shareholders, Board Members and “Share the Share” recipients all gathered at Abundance Acres to share food, fellowship and good conversation. Although the temperature was brisk, the blue sky and sunlit foliage provided a picturesque backdrop for this event. Please enjoy a few pictures from our…

Andover Days

The town of Andover celebrated its annual “Andover Days” with booths and vendors around the town hall. Abundance Acres was invited to have a booth. While we didn’t sell vegetables other than a variety of fresh picked herbs, we did have more people sign up for fresh chicken and express interest in purchasing a share…

Ice Cream Family Day!

This past Saturday, Abundance Acres hosted Andover Community Church’s family day. 20-30 members of the congregation joined in the fun. After a scavenger hunt exploring different parts of Abundance Acres, the fellowship was sweetened by ice cream Sundays.

Grounded 4 Life

Abundance Acres debuted at Grounded 4 Life (G4L) (Facebook) last Friday. G4L is a Friday night ‘coffee house’ held at the Baptist church in Chester. Evenings generally include featured musicians, speakers, game nights, movie nights, etc. Abundance Acres was privileged to talk about our new ministry as we begin getting community input. We are excited…