Category Archives: Farm updates

Post-Thanksgiving thoughts

Well, we certainly hope everyone had a healthy and happy Thanksgiving.  We had a great time here at the farm with my sister and her family, visiting from the Keene, NH area, plus Sonya’s old farming friend, Cynthia, up from … Continue reading

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Markets, markets, and a word of thanks

I completely neglected to mention here that Sonya worked the new Bridgton indoor holiday market last Saturday.  It’s happening each Saturday morning from 9-1 at the community center behind the Magic Lantern Theater.  Attendance last week was light as folks … Continue reading

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Sowing and waiting…

Well, the day began with rain and now is ending with it.  It’s maddening!  I did check the extended forecast, though, and it looks promising:  rain tomorrow but then dry for most of next week.  It’s a good thing because … Continue reading

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Sunday musings…

I (John) am flying solo this weekend. Sonya is with a big group of her Westbrook High friends floating down the Saco River on their annual canoe trip, cocktail probably in hand. So far, so good here on the home … Continue reading

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Billie Jean returns, along with the sun!

No, this post is not a tribute to the late, great King of Pop…there are plenty of those elsewhere on the Internets. Billie Jean is our plucky farm truck (my old Saturn wagon is Bessie, for the record…any vehicle with … Continue reading

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Random notes and updates…

No way!  It doesn’t seem possible that it’s raining AGAIN, does it?  After just about a solid week of rain last week, here we go again.  We must not forget, however, the lovely few days of sun we had.  The … Continue reading

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A busy week…

It’s been a very busy week here at Summit Springs Farm, and I wanted to take a bit of time here this morning (Sonya is out spading, and I’m on Lydia duty) to try and tell everyone what we’ve been … Continue reading

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Mud season update, part 2

The photo above is of our chicken coop which I moved out of the greenhouse today and into the yard with the help of our friend, Hank Mosher (the grinning fella in the photo).  Our place is so muddy right … Continue reading

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Mud Season update

Hello, all!  I figured it was about time to post a farm update here and at the same time, try to master this blogging business!  Going forward, we’d like to post farm updates and announcements here and try to cut … Continue reading

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