Monthly Archives: March 2011

More updates from the farm

Hello, all, and here’s to the end of March and warmer temps in April.  March has certainly kept us on our toes!  60 degree days followed by snow…warm breezes that hint of May followed by biting winds back from February…etc.  … Continue reading

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Recipe For Green

“Recipe For Green”  by Jan Yolen Take one seed, Take one plot Of deep, dark earth. (But not a lot.) Dig a bit, Leave a while. (More than a minute, Less than a mile.) Take some rain, Take some sun; … Continue reading

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News…

Activity continues in the greenhouse, with more seeds sown this past Monday by Sonya and more wood-schlepping every other day or so by me (boy, do I regret not getting a supply of wood inside the greenhouse, or at least … Continue reading

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It ain’t local, but it’s family

Pictured is a bowl of sunny bliss that arrived the other day in a nondescript cardboard box all the way from Florida.  The contents:  starfruit, oranges, and grapefruit gathered from my Aunt Merry and Uncle Tom’s backyard in St. Petersburg … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

Bam!  Spring is here!  Hope!  Promise!  Green!  Growth!  Renewal!  And….wait….snow?  Ice?  Dammit!  Well, it still looks and feels very much like winter in Maine outside, but today, as planned, we did get the first seeds of 2011 sown out in … Continue reading

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