Author page: Taylor McGuinness

Planting Garlic
Planting Garlic

What a success! Thanks to everyone that came out and helped us plant all of this year’s garlic. Many hands sure made light work of it. Starting off with positive attitudes and a wide variety of diverse friends we managed to get ALL the garlic...

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Garlic time!
Garlic time!

It’s just about time to begin planting garlic.  This year, we’re planting a massive crop of garlic to be used as a fundraiser next year.  We have prepared the area by tilling and amending it with organic compost. We will then string up rows...

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September
September

Wow, the second week of September is already upon us. Surprisingly, a lot of maple and oak trees are beginning to shift from green leaves into yellows, oranges, reds, and some have even already dropped. The drought this year has the majority of...

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Harvesting!
Harvesting!

This morning was the first morning that we could see our breath as the summer coming to an end. We thought about autumn and the approaching fall season. The autumnal equinox is toward the end of the month, but we are already harvesting a wide...

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Our First Farm Day
Our First Farm Day

Welcome to the Farm! Today we had over 75 people from all over New England come to visit and learn about Willow Brook Farm’s endeavors. People sampled all of our goat products from yogurt to cheese. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the strawberry...

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July is here
July is here

Wow! Suddenly, as if we’ve been transported in time, we are already at the beginning of July! Summer really is in full bloom now, all of creation seems to be delighting in it’s beauty. It’s a bit nerve wracking watching time go by so fast when...

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Quack!
Quack!

Enough is enough! We have finally built a duck coop and fenced in the little troublemakers. We have had it with them making so much noise and making our zone 1 around the house a mess. With them routinely running around all over the place, they...

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