538 Millay Rd Bowdoinham, ME 04008


New Year Brings Big Changes

After three years of planning, three months of waiting for the Unity farm to officially sell and at least two weeks of moving- everyone is on ONE farm in Bowdoinham! We are excited (and a little tired) but wanted to share some photos of 2014 happenings so far.

Share the news…Farm for sale!

Where did the end of the summer go?? It has been mighty busy around Apple Creek Farm and Bacon Brook Farmstead the last two months. Haying was wrapped up…finally. Five great calves were born at Apple Creek, our batches of organic meat chickens have all been processed as have our organic geese, and lime and…
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Beat the summer heat – make hay and jump in the water!

What a summer! I think we’re ready to expect the unexpected from here on out of our farming lives. It is now creeping towards the end of July and we have yet to finish our first cutting of hay. All that rain in June really saturated the ground leaving us useless on the days when…
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Two Farms

Here are some photos from Apple Creek Farm and Bacon Brook Farmstead over the past few weeks.            

We’re only Kidding!

Though it feels like we just finished lambing, kidding season is already underway. So far our does have delivered three sets of twins- each including one doe and one buckling! We had two first-time mothers in the group. One of which has had a tough time keeping up with her new duties, luckily she has…
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The Real Arrival of Spring [In like a lamb, gosling, chick, OR mud]

Generally mud is a good sign of the change of seasons. This year we had snow then mud, then snow again, then mud, and snow once more before the ground decided to thaw out completely and let the mud reign. There are some sayings I like to hold close when it comes to talking about…
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Down to two…

    March Madness: The selection showcase, the sweet 16 and then the final four…I’m not talking about the NCAA basketball tournaments. I’m talking about the lambing season. In October we selected which ewes would be turned in with which rams, and separated the different groups. 145 days later (give or take) the lambs started…
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Why White?

Back in October our new laying hens arrived.  This year we’ve chosen to raise a mixed flock of Delaware and Brown Leghorns. Leghorns or “leggerns” are one of the best known poultry breeds. They are also more commonly found on production farms and are pretty much the epitome of chicken- for instance this guy is…
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