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Howling winds
Howling winds

I don’t know about you, but those winds kept me up all night.  Barnstead got hit pretty hard.  We lost a lot of trees — dozens of white pines on the edge of one forest section will now get turned into lumber.  A few downed hardwoods...

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Cider Day 2017
Cider Day 2017

Cider Day 2017 Sunday, September 24th at Willow Brook Farm. 1-5 PM We’ll open up the farm to the public to join us in the annual tradition of cider making. Pick some apples, talk a walk around the farm, try some cider! We have a dozen or more...

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Dreaming of Fall
Dreaming of Fall

Our thoughts have been largely immersed in the fall season that is quickly approaching! We have been choosing which crops are more cold tolerant and planning how much of each crop we will need on a weekly basis. It so happens that the most...

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Late Summer Harvest Tasting
Late Summer Harvest Tasting

Join us for our first Late Summer Harvest Tasting event at the farm on Saturday, September 9th from 4-7PM. A cocktail party for donors to enjoy the farm, we’ll have hors d’oeuvres, drinks and treats, a little music and a chance to try a...

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Edible NH profile
Edible NH profile

Hey check out a profile of us published July 17, 2017 in Edible New Hampshire magazine.  Find it at a local newsstand or online at: http://ediblenewhampshire.ediblecommunities.com/things-do/willow-brook-farm-art-center

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Spring has sprung!
Spring has sprung!

The beginning of Spring has started off colder and with more snow than usual. We have watched the snow slowly melt to just get a glimpse of our garden beds early last week. To our surprise snow just piled up 8” all over Barnstead yesterday, it’s...

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Cold!
Cold!

Surprise — t’s been dramatically colder up here on the hill! In fact, just this week we had a hard frost with drifting snowfall in the air as the wind blew plunging the temperature into the mid 20’s. It seems that the warm trend of this...

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An Introduction to Permaculture  by Amy Antonucci  I came to permaculture like many people do – through farming and gardening. Neither my family background nor schooling was in agriculture, but after becoming involved in social justice and...

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Harvest Moon
Harvest Moon

Since the harvest moon has just passed we have been in preparation mode for the winter! Preparing our garden beds for the snow cover, curing food for the root cellar, harvesting fodder for our goats winter food supply, and breaking new ground to...

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