Spring Seed Swap 2015

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015; 10am – 2pm Where: Oak Hill Farm What: Spring Seed Swap Farmers, gardeners, and plant-lovers! Bring your extra seed and share with other like-minded folks. If you don’t have any seed to swap, that is OK! Seed packets will be available by donation, too. Look…

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New Piglets!

We had two new litters of pigs born yesterday! Angelina Jowlie (see video, below) had a litter of 10; Kim Lardashian (not in the video) had a litter of 7. This is the second time that our piglet births have been synchronized, and mothers and babies all seem healthy and happy.…

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Fresh Ham

One of our favorite treats is a roasted fresh ham. People are used to pink, pre-sliced, cured ham. Fresh ham, on the other hand, is pork-colored and succulent. Think ‘pork roast’. Our favorite recipe is a variation of one that friends in New York made once upon a time, that…

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Week 6: Farmville

It takes a village to fill a box. With the strange weather this spring, we’ve had to replant some things and others are either gone or off schedule. Enter two other farms: Tim and Betty at Oleo Acres and Michael at the farm-formerly-known-as Cluck-N-Neigh. Tim provided the sweet potato, basil,…

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CSA Week 5: Into the Sun!

Finally, a sunny day (even though it rained again in the evening) for our Thursday CSA delivery. This spring has been both unusually cool and ridiculously wet–and because of that we have lost crops. The CSA rolls on, but our summer crops that we should have been starting to pick (squash,…

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Spring CSA Week 4: beets me!

Two years ago, we were covered up in beets. CSA members complained–too many beets! This year, we planted and replanted and the beets are just now coming in. This is a great example of how crops can vary from year to year, depending on the climate and other factors. Never…

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