The 2014 Maple Season

The 2014 maple sugaring season is turning into one for the record books for uniqueness and patience. March, usually the biggest production month, saw only 9 boils that produced 25% of a full crop for our farm. The extreme cold
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Sleepy Owl and Maple Saturday’s

One of the best things about being outside and working on the land is that you get to experience rare opportunities to spot wildlife. While the boys were out working in the woods this sleepy old Barred Owl popped his
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Ice Fishing Derby, Ice Damage & Winter Workshop

In February Daniel and Levon attended a Winter Farmer’s Workshop sponsored by the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain. The workshop focused on what farmers can do to minimize the impact to our waterways when they plant crops. The daylong workshop
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The Planning Month

On our farm January is always the month of reflecting both back in time and forward in time. What did we plant last year? What will we plant for forages this year? How many acres? Should we prepay for fertilizer?
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