Fellow updates

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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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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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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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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Transplanting
Transplanting

We transplanted winter squash along with some watermelons. We direct seeded summer squash and some green beans as well. The squash we started watering with a sprinkler system because is was so dry this month. We seeded White Clover on the entire...

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Farmers’ market
Farmers’ market

Welcome to Seacoast Community Marketplace! The grand opening of our farmers market began today that will continue until the end of October. There are 14 vendors here today selling a wide variety from fresh green produce, to jam & jellies, to...

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Tomatoes & wood chips
Tomatoes & wood chips

Yesterday we finally got to plant our vigorous tomato plants. One trick that we have learned in the past is to plant them as deep in the ground as you can, it triggers the plant to produce more roots which helps the plant thrive. After all the...

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