Month September 2016

Fall is upon us

With a temp of 36 F this morning, it was time for that classic Vermont ritual: the first firing of the wood stove. Luckily, there was no frost last night, so the garden is safe for a while longer, hopefully… Continue Reading →

Good help is hard to find

We’re building a sugar house right now, just starting the structure on top of the slab. Today, the sill plates went on, under the watchful eye of the job foreman, or should I say, fore-baby? As the project continues, we’ll… Continue Reading →

Picnics and logging

We don’t have a lot of days off all together, and there are a lot of chores that need to be done around the farm, so we try to combine fun with those chores when we’re all home. Today’s chore… Continue Reading →

Greener pastures

Our pigs are pastured and supplemented with high protein grain. They are incredibly efficient in first mowing and then tilling pasture, all the while fertilizing. Today was new pasture day for everyone. Sometimes we move them to entirely different areas…. Continue Reading →

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