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Snow is Back with Pi Day Storm!

The snow is back, blanketing the farm…                             And the farmers took advantage of it…..                   And the farm dog apparently conquered us all in sledding.

Embracing Winter

                              We generally do embrace Winter around here.  It is a part of Vermont we love dearly –Winter and all that it brings, especially when it brings snow.  For me, there is something so calming, so cheery, so comforting about the […]

In Praise of Tamworths

We had some snowy arrivals this week. It seems both goats & pigs were waiting until the wintery snow came back to bring their little ones into the world.  Perhaps they are winter lovers, perhaps calming the world was help, perhaps that barometric pressure change…or just luck.  But the birthing has begun, with more to […]

Kids, kids, kids and snow

Scientists have known for a long time that the majestic Himalayas have a dramatic impact on local weather patterns in Asia, but the latest research shows the impact is global in scale, and may even have precipitated the beginning of the ice age 2.5 million years ago. Somehow fitting that Annapurna, one of the Himalyan […]

Starting the Seasonal Transition

This week, the farm started the transition from the depths of winter (which truly can be a bit blissful, with the year’s major workload seeming to be far, fa r, away) towards spring.  Now many of you felt that too probably with last weekend’s springy temps, but perhaps with more longing and joy than some […]

Enjoying the Snow

  We have been enjoying the snow at the farm. We, mostly meaning the farmers, but some of the animals too, at least the pigs and Uno.  The goats….well, there is split in the ranks some seem to like it just fine, others I believe might prefer a Florida vacation…or at least somewhere with less […]

Snow…on Oct 13th?!

Now, we love snow…just not in early or even mid-October. The forecast said it was coming, but it was still a shock to awake to 3 inches of snow on the ground and it still coming down. Makes a farmer think they are way behind, then you remember that it is only early October. We […]