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News of the Farm 1.12.21

It’s been an unusually mild January and the days have been dry and sunny. The big news around here is bovine-centric. Bluebelle delivered a fine bull calf about a week ago. We’ve named him Blue Hubbard, or Hubbard for short. He’s the fourth calf of the year, all produced using artificial insemination. Blue is one…
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Virtual Farm Tour

While we were disappointed not to be able to host Open Farm Day this year, the town of Bowdoinham decided to support all the participating farms by making video tours.  We hope you enjoy this walk around from the comfort of your own home!

Bonus!

Imagine Jake’s surprise when he found an “extra” lamb! Freshly cleaned off and “baaing” for its mother. Sunday mornings are generally when we let ourselves sleep in a little bit and last Sunday was no different. But, upon waking we realized with a groan that it was daylight savings time! Already feeling late, we rushed…
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Farm Dog Stories: Patriots vs Chiefs

There were fifty-four seconds left to go in the Patriots-Chiefs January 20 playoff game. Pete had gone up to bed and for some reason, I was still watching. I am not a Patriots fan, but I had shouted up to him to get down to see this exciting finish. Time out. I glanced at the…
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Farm Dogs

Dogs are an iconic part of American farms. Border collies may be the first breed you picture and while these hard-working athletes are common, they aren’t the only useful ones. As a dog lover, I especially enjoy looking through Jan Dohner’s recent book, Farm Dogs. The sheer variety of dogs and their historic uses is…
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April Newsletter

We’re just about done with lambing with a single ewe left. The goat kids have begun to arrive and we have 10 kids out of 5 does so far! The lambs are bashful and shy when they are born, while the goat kids come into the world willful and independent. We give all our newborns…
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Hatching An Eggs-Pansion!

  Update! We reached our funding goal! Thank you so much to those that contributed, shared our campaign and let us know of their support for our farm’s growth. We are so appreciative.  Though our hens produce more than 100 dozen eggs each week we are often sold out within the first 2 hours of our…
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November Newsletter

  The fall has been downright gorgeous with so many colorful trees around the farm! It has been a glorious backdrop for all our late summer and fall activities. We’ve been raking up huge bags of leaves to feed the goats through the winter. They delight in the crunch so much we call them goat…
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Turkeys 2016

UPDATE: We are SOLD OUT for 2016. Please see us at farmers market to add your name to our waiting list. We thank you for your support of organic farming! Our gorgeous organic turkeys are out on pasture surrounded by the colors of autumn. We are rotating these birds through a section of field we…
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Summer Turkey

We’re adding new products to our current line-up of certified organic meats! These include ground turkey, drumsticks, wings and backs.  This will lengthen our turkey season which had been limited to whole birds for Thanksgiving. One of our goals is to be able to offer all of our products year round. So, getting turkeys in…
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