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July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Blog

My wife planted three 8-foot rows of strawberries last year and now we are harvesting buckets of strawberries. In fact, we can’t eat them fast enough. Most are going into the freezer. My genius spouse selected varieties that will keep us in berries till fall. There’s Earliglow, which, as the name implies, starts making berries […]

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Ham Quest

June 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Blog

We bought another pig from our friend Mike recently and the question as always was, What to do with all the ham roasts? A pig yields a lot of ham and we never particularly liked the smoked hams that came back from the butcher’s. We tried cooking fresh hams, but those didn’t impress either. Over […]

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We Are Grass

June 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Blog, farming

It’s another dreary day–cool and rainy. The last few weeks seemed more like March. Still, I’ve managed finally to get ahead of the grass that would consume us this time of year if extraordinary measures were not taken. We have a multi-wire, electric perimeter fence nearly a mile long surrounding the farm and foliage has […]

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