Week 6 of CSA

Aug. 14, 2019 by

It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-August! We are seeing a greater variety of crops coming in from the fields, like bell peppers (and hot peppers!), cucumbers, and celery. Plants are continuing to grow, and the corn in our fields

Week 5 of CSA

Aug. 8, 2019 by

It is time to sign up for the Autumn Season of the CSA if you have not done so already! The Autumn Season is our favorite season, as it has plenty of tomatoes, tomatillos, eggplant, peppers, and other items you

The Heat is Here! Week 4 Of CSA

Jul. 31, 2019 by

July is ending, and what an end! It has been hot, humid, and almost unbearable on the farm, and we’ve been doing our best to find respite from the heat here and there- under a shady tree with a cup

It’s (almost) Summer On The Farm! Week 3 of CSA

Jul. 24, 2019 by

Even just since last week, there are so many new crops “cropping” up; there are rumors and have even been brief sightings, of green peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, and tomatoes, although only in quantities large enough to tease. We’re still

Week 2 Of CSA

Jul. 17, 2019 by

I hope you all had a relaxing week and were able to stay cool during last week’s heatwave. With all the sun and humidity we’ve had on the farm, it feels like the season’s accelerating right into summer: all of a

The first week of CSA!

Jul. 10, 2019 by

The New Roots Farmers are super excited about delivering vegetables to families in Maine this week! The heat and sun after all the rain this spring has done the vegetables a lot of good. We hosted a MOFGA workshop at

Pre-CSA Season

Jun. 27, 2019 by

It is almost CSA season on the farm, and we are hard at work putting new seedlings and seeds into the ground, weeding crops, and getting ready for sales. This spring has been the wettest and coldest spring we, and

Official Press Release: Opening Lewiston Farm Stand

Jul. 7, 2018 by

For Immediate Release July 6, 2018   New Roots Cooperative Farm and Isuken Co-op Open Farmstand in Lewiston Grand Opening Celebration planned for Wednesday, July 11th, 5-7pm, 996 Sabattus St. Lewiston   Media contact: Jonah Fertig-Burd, Cooperative Development Institute, 207-615-9970,

New Roots Opens Farm Stand in Lewiston July 2018

Jul. 1, 2018 by

New Roots Cooperative Farm Joins Isuken Co-op to open Farm Stand at 996 Sabattus Street in Lewiston.     On Friday May 18th on the first day of Ramadan New Roots sign a lease to open a farm stand that

Farmer Profile: Batula Ismail

Farmer Profile: Batula Ismail

Apr. 2, 2018 by

Batula grew up in Somalia within a province called Berbera.  She worked as a farmer for decades in Somalia before leaving because of the civil war.  Reflecting on the ways farming differed in Somalia compared to her current farming in