Finding balance

Chubby Bunny Farm begins the harvest
Dan Hayhurst of Chubby Bunny Farm unloaded corn from Bruce Howden’s farm in Sheffield, Mass. Hayhurst said he gave up trying to grow corn for Chubby Bunny subscribers — not enough field space for the necessary quantities. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Yan Tutschka was a little surprised to have a visitor on a rainy Monday at Chubby Bunny Farm, at Undermountain and Cobble roads.

He had spent the morning picking vegetables and was relaxing in front of his seasonal home — a modest RV trailer downfield a ways from the barn.

Tutschka is one of four full-time apprentices at Chubby Bunny Farm, a community supported agriculture farm (or CSA) run by Dan and Tracy Hayhurst.

It is Tutschka’s third year working on farms, and his first at Chubby Bunny.

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