Last year we benefited from the power of community work in everything we did with Heirloom Gardens. It was incredible to experience the way that 6 people (or 15 people!) could complete a task that would have taken me days or weeks to accomplish alone. We're able to giving our working members a share of the harvest as a thank you for what they contribute, and the volunteers experience the joy of participating in a community local food system (and also a discount at the farmers' market!).
Click here to read the New York Times article about "Crop Mobbing."