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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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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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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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