It’s All About the Dirt!

It’s All About the Dirt!

With a cheshire cat smile, a third grade girl gleefully held up both hands and said, “I have dirty hands!” Her friend chimed in, “That’s part of gardening – getting dirty!” And its dirt we’re focused on now. A spring garden needs good dirt, for without...

Farmer-in-the-School Starts Growing!

Farmer-in-the-School Starts Growing!

We’ve got a secret weapon and her name is Farmer Stephanie. She is the most fun carrot-topped farm girl you could ever hope to meet. And not only is she one of the three founders of the Truro Agricultural Fair but she is an educational wonder in the classroom,...

Larry King Heart to Heart

Larry King Heart to Heart

By Tamsin Smith, Huffington Post, May 17, 2013 Francie Randolph founded Sustainable CAPE to demonstrate the direct link between local food, wellness, and protection of precious land and water resources. She also uses games to educate school kids and families to become...

Zucchini 500

Zucchini 500

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 12, Issue 3, October 31, 2012 “Truro, MA – You’ve heard of the Indy 500 over Memorial Day, but what about Truro’s Zucchini 500 over Labor Day? Billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Vegetable Racing, the event took place on Sunday, September 2...

Alpacas are Adorable

Alpacas are Adorable

Style Carrot, September 11, 2011 “The 3rd annual Truro Agricultural Fair drew a huge crowd last weekend on the Outer Cape. From pie-eating contests and three-legged races, to the Barnyard Beauty Contest (you vote with locally grown beans) and the fiddlers on the...

Historic Harvest Garden

Historic Harvest Garden

National Parks Service “Driving along Old Dewline Road, Highlands Center visitors can now see stalks of corn growing tall in front of the Atlantic Research Center (ARC) Classroom. This Historic Harvest Garden is a project of the newly formed Truro non-profit...