A WWOOFer’s Farewell

One of my dear friends and fellow WWOOFers once remarked in his blog that farming is a job that is never done. I’m sure that all farmers, as well as those who have briefly dabbled in farming (i.e. me), would agree. It seems ridiculous that I should reflect upon four weeks of farming and try to come to some sort of conclusion about this short-lived occupation. I don’t think it can be done. The most I can say is that ...

Shear Joy!

We had a perfectly beautiful day for shearing last Sunday. The weather was sunny for several days before so the sheep were dry and ready to part with their fleeces.  With the warmth and busy days that summer brings fast approaching we, and the sheep, were happy to have this task behind us.  Our shearer Erin, and her husband John from Pirro Farm are pros, they even shear Martha Stewart’s sheep at her nearby farm.  Erin has many years of ...

Lambs!

As we wrap up lambing season this year I thought I’d share some pictures of our adorable lambs with you. They’re growing in front of our eyes and won’t look this small for long. I love the lambs at this age, they do lots of napping in the sun and they stay very close to their mothers throughout the day.  When checking the pasture it’s very easy for me to do a head count, all I have to do is ...

An exciting year!

This year our family farm turns an amazing 225 years old! We’ve been asked by friends and customers to start a blog. We take this request as a huge compliment and are thrilled with the excitement that comes from outside our family in support of our farm.  We love that you are interested in what we do and appreciate our hard work.  We want nothing more than to continue the work our family has done for the past 225 years. ...