Counting Eggs Before They Hatch

Ok, so not literally. But I went and announced some news that I probably just should have kept under my hat. I will not be blogging for Bangor Daily News. Because this blog focuses on our business so heavily, it wouldn’t conform to their terms and conditions. While there is regret on both sides, it…

Exciting News! 

I’ve been blogging on WordPress for 2 years- and the community here has given me the confidence to submit this blog to Bangor Daily News and their website.  AND THEY ACCEPTED IT!  I submitted this blog for review on Sunday and didn’t check our email until today because I have an overwhelming fear of rejection…

Picking and Freezing Strawberries.

  Saturday morning, we woke up bright and early to drive up the road a good bit to go get strawberries.   We have to travel about 50 miles one way to go pick and usually we go to town and get 30+ quarts. This year, Izzy couldn’t quite handle the excitement and we only…

MOFGA Common Ground 2016

It was a beautiful, chilly start to our Saturday morning. We were on the road before the sun had even broken over the horizon. So early, the chickens were still sleeping peacefully on their roosts. But with a 3 hour drive in the general direction of way out of town, we wanted to get there,…

Rhubarb in the ‘burb.

It’s that time of year.  Most Mainers mark the arrival of spring with the harvesting of fiddleheads.  Let me be the one to say, ew. No thanks. This is not your blog. But, if you’re looking for bitter stalks of ruby red to delight your senses, well we are your family.  Now, rhubarb is an…

I get a little warm in my heart when I think of winter

Winter in Maine is a different beast. It’s a thousand different things, some amazing, some not so amazing. Short, cold, windy days- followed by long, colder, windier nights. There’s a whole mess of holidays in the first part, and then a whole bunch of just trying to make it til Spring in the second part. …