As many of you know, we have made great progress on our wood-fired bread oven. We got the majority of it completed last year and then BANG – the busy farmer’s market season hit and we soared successfully into a full-fledged business – very much in part because of folks like … [Read more...] about Help Us Fire Up A Wood-Fired Bread Oven
Triple Green Jade Farm
I was recently asked to contribute a story on cross country skiing to the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Lake Champlain Region blog. Since my family was away and we recently had a great snowfall, I decided to use the opportunity for a "solitary ski" on the Hammond … [Read more...] about Solitary Ski & Another New CATS Trail!
I’m sitting on my deck overlooking the Boquet Mountains. It’s dusk and the birds are performing a unique sonic backdrop I’ve not heard before. Possibly a mixture of new mating calls and conversations that is marked by this time of year. The orchestra has now finished its … [Read more...] about Triple Green Jade Farm: A Year in Pictures
New growth The fireflies are popping and going off like minute little fireworks over the short, but stocky rye, orchard grass and hairy vetch that will soon be ready for its first cut of the year. The lack of rain makes them a bit shorter than this time last year, hopefully … [Read more...] about A Month of New Beginnings
Kimmy and I have had several awesome experiences as guests traveling abroad and working on farms in exchange for room and board. We made chevre in Brittany and tended Icelandic sheep in Copenhagen. We used organizations like WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms) … [Read more...] about Help Bring An Old Farm Back To Life