Produce for restaurant, seniors
The garden at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster, which is owned by Putnam County, had its first harvest, with more than two dozen crops.
The produce from the garden, which is a third of an acre, is used by Tilly’s Table, a restaurant at the farm that pays fair-market price, and the Office for Senior Resources, which uses any excess for its meal programs.
Among other crops, the garden produces pumpkins, melons, squash, beets, peppers, tomatoes and zucchinis. The garden will continue to operate through mid-November and the county may increase its size in 2019.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.