Farming

good women

New Hampshire made history this election with full court press for women, from governor to senators and congress women. here is pretty simple. a wall has emerged in a space once occupied by sheep and even students in the summer young feathers have joined with a bunch...

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look, see, run

Looking back a month, I guided a lovely group through the day learning to dye with indigo. Beautiful blues. A vintage dress that was a rather bland light peach morphed. It was dyed with the indigo I grew this summer which yielded a much greener blue. Love it! It was a...

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knee deep

seems I took a few sharp corners that swung far afield but things are progressing despite the rocky course. it's good to take pause and just feel the days. "doing" is not a requirement. the weather has been reasonably wet and rainy. yet the flock is floating through...

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June is busting out all over

We discovered a little nest in one of the peony bushes a few weeks ago. Such an idyllic place to make a home! The scent is divine, lots of thick protection and dappled sunshine. It's a chipping sparrow's nest and she has two little babies tucked in there.And the fruit...

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Hazy, hot and haying

It's hot, damn hot for June. And as soon as the word hot enters the forecast so does haying. You can't bale hay if it's raining and you can't bale hay if it's cold. As I was loading bales onto the hay elevator at 4:30, the temperature on the ground in the sun at 90...

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Right on time

Memorial Day weekend congers up many different images across the country from American's paying tribute to war veterans and fallen soldiers, parades, family gatherings, barbeques, the list goes on. This weekend also marks the time of getting first cut of hay for...

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Local talent

Buck and Ike are very popular boys in our neighborhood....check out their website for some good local yore. Click on "Our Videos" for some clips of the boys. The Tutorial video is a good one to see about working with oxen. http://www.buckandike.org/

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