Farm Life Blog

Let the Pruning Begin

The snow is melting, the ground is thawing and we're gearing up for our next blueberry season. Spring is a great time to clean-up inside and out; for us, most of the clean-up happens outside as we prepare the blueberry bushes. But it also provides a place for me to do some internal clean-up.

2019-04-19T17:44:49+00:00April 19th, 2019|

It’s Maple Season

I love this time of the year. The sap is running and the sugar houses in New Hampshire are boiling. The subtle smell of wood burning and sap boiling. I have such good memories of helping my uncle and cousins with sugaring as a child; gathering the buckets and watching the sap boil.

2019-04-10T15:14:54+00:00April 10th, 2019|

A New Addition to Our Family

It doesn't happen very often, but occasionally, a baby lamb is abandoned by her mother. That happened to us this year and it was a learning experience for us. Luckily we found the baby in time and were able to bottle feed her and find her a new home.

2019-04-10T15:16:48+00:00March 28th, 2019|

When you have too much rain

We've had a lot of rain lately. So much so that most of our pastures have large pockets of water that are inhibiting the growth of grass for our animals.

2019-03-12T13:37:33+00:00June 8th, 2017|

Sheep and Winter

When we first got sheep, we thought they would be an inexpensive and organic alternative to weed control, as well as provide the cuteness factor for our U-Pick blueberry operation.  One year later the only thing we are sure they provided is the cuteness factor.

2019-03-12T13:37:42+00:00April 25th, 2017|

Why Farming

So many people have asked why we decided to take on farming, especially since we are both in our sixties Well it's

2019-03-12T13:38:03+00:00April 17th, 2015|