Farm Projects

Full (seed)House

It’s that time of year when so much is happening it’s hard to keep track of it all!  The seed house is full, with onions and leeks moved out to the hardening-off space and all the tomatoes up-potted (or, since we are using soil blocks, up-blocked).  Kale, kohlrabi, cabbage, broccoli, spinach, lettuce, chard, pea shoots, …

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Seeding and Sun

A beautiful, sunny day makes it feel like spring really is on its way!  We have been soaking up the sun in the seed house, having to open the door to cool it down in there.  The wood stove and the sun are working together to keep the seedlings nice and cozy.  Waylon has also …

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Breaking Ground

Now that June is here and our first CSA pick-up has come and gone, the cold March night of the barn fire seems far away.  Since then, we’ve gone through many drafts and ideas of what a new building will look like and where it will be.  As I tell everyone who asks about our …

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Spring into Summer

We have been busy as spring rolls into summer! Over the past two weeks, we have had four work-day visits from the Tech Center in Barre, helping us get lots of projects completed and new ones underway.  The group of 9th and 10th graders spends each morning working at a different site and have spent …

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Snapshots of the Weekend

It almost felt like summer this weekend with the sun, blue sky and warm air keeping us outside late into the night.  The garden space has dried out enough to work in, fresh blades of grass are poking their way up, and the sheep are telling us they’re ready to be back on pasture (though …

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