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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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Fundraising Kickoff
Fundraising Kickoff

We’re finally ready to launch our fundraising campaign for the Willow Brook Farm & Art Center Beginning Farmer Fellowship! We’re excited to introduce our first fellowship recipients, Austin and Taylor, who started at the farm this...

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New dairy products
New dairy products

We have been experimenting with all sorts of dairy product recipes for our market. We have recently included flavored milks, chocolate and mocha milk. We’ve even worked out some flavored yogurts: mocha, maple vanilla, strawberry and...

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Change of plans…
Change of plans…

Ever since the Willow Brook Farm board meeting on the 1st of the month we have been really contemplating which enterprises we feel we want to put the most focus and energy into, that will bring the most reward back for us. For a while we were...

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Pigs!
Pigs!

Our two young tamworth/old spot pigs arrived at the farm today! Three days after our move in date we spent a lot of energy getting prepared for a safe landing for them both. We fenced off the whole perimeter of the 10,000 sq ft soon to be garden...

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Books
Books

Here are a few invaluable books: Anything by Eliot Coleman, but in particular, Four Season Harvest The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm, Josh Trought The Resilient Farm and Homestead, Ben Falk Restoration Agriculture, Mark Shepard The Holistic...

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