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Peas, Louise and her vole relatives

Six years ago, before we had given up growing snap peas for sale, vole activity (read eating of pea seeds) triggered the creation of one of our favorite farm Limericks by Liva Coe.  There once was a vole named Louise Who had quite a penchant for peas I planted them thrice Louise said, “How nice!” […]

Louise gobbling up peas - art by Liva Coe

Oh, Our Little Friends

This week that phrase is being uttered around the farm both sincerely and sarcastically. Tuesday morning Andrew was greeted by some major gaps in the hoophouse plantings. An entire 10 ft section of Rouge d’Hiver lettuce plants had been harvested to the ground. This wasn’t the work of some eager colleagues, but rather, “our little […]

Uno studying the new chicks