Marc and Christopher Horne
While working for Mill City Grows, Christopher Horne was a FoodCorps service member and taught gardening and cooking classes to Lowell students. In 2017, Christopher graduated from The Farm School’s learn-to-farm program and now runs a half-acre market garden business that offers a small CSA service. He sells his produce to local restaurants in the Merrimack Valley area. Learn more at HorneFarms.com. Marc Horne is a lifelong Lowell resident. He works as a community development professional, developing affordable housing in the Merrimack Valley for nonprofit organizations. Marc also assists his brother, Christopher, with farming operations at Horne Family Farms in any way he can. His personal interests are strongly centered on food and the natural environment, especially cooking family dinners with local agricultural products.
Despite the need to maintain distance, we can still share amazing locally sourced produce around the picnic table this summer, and we should!Read Story →
In late spring, the options from local farms are limited, but you’ll note that just as the rhubarb is at its peak, the raspberry crop starts to show up.Read Story →
As the farmers markets get going and the CSA baskets start arriving, this is a great time of year for healthy local eating.Read Story →
While Marc and Christopher encouraged you last time to grill everything in sight, this time of year we’re excited to use our stoves again.Read Story →
At summer’s end, the warm days and cool nights allow us to step away from our grills, return to the kitchen and turn on our stoves. We can saute, boil, roast and sear without overheating our homes.Read Story →
At summer’s end, the warm days and cool nights allow us to step away from our grills, return to the kitchen and turn on our…Read Story →