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Photos anyone?

My niece Jackie asked to have some of her senior photos taken at the farm.  Do we have a next super model in the making?  I’m a bit out of practice of taking senior photos, but the farm makes a better backdrop than I imagined....
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sugar shack…

A little slow movement on the sugar shack is to bring in some stones for to put the building on top.  I filled in the hole where the top soil was removed.  I had to wait until a good dry spell before bringing the truck in — with 22+ tons...
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Here a hop, there a hop, everywhere a hop hop

In my eagerness to learn about all things hops, I have been “apprenticing” with hops grower and brewer Steve Allman of Canterbury Ale Works. The apprenticeship is supported by the Beginning Farmers program through NOFA-NH and it has given me a chance to learn about the whole hops thing from...
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Green stuff

With September comes time for our annual equipment maintenance on the farm.  I’ve tended to dislike these types of routine maintenance because I dislike getting covered in petroleum products and it always feels like a waste somehow to take seemingly fine oil and replace it with fresh oil.  Of course,...
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Summer…

One of the wonderful things about the waning days of summer is the bountiful harvest.  I’ve made lots of peach preserves and I’m about to starting harvesting grapes.  While walking around, I came across an almost forgotten plum tree, so I had a nice snack on my way to harvesting...
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