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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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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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Sad news about a goat
Sad news about a goat

This week we had a bit of a tragedy transpire here at the farm. Our beautiful goat, Caroline, contracted a disease found in wild deer that basically eats her spinal cord until she becomes paralyzed. We hadn’t seen any symptoms and to find out...

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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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