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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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Looking forward to winter

What?? Who looks forward to winter?  We’ll I do when I’m starting out my little sugar shack for boiling maple sap.  Of course, there’s a looooong way to go before it will be ready, but here’s the first step: clearing away some of the top soil.  I’ve got it oriented...
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Bio diesel

So, it seems that no one has noticed that I’ve been running the tractor on straight up soy bean oil all summer.  Here’s my tank that I have stored in the barn — meaning that I have to go to the fuel station a lot less often.  I got B100...
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beer?

Many of my friends know that I’ve been exploring the idea of putting in a hop yard here at Third Stone Farm.  I recently visited Rouleen Williams to check out her fantastic, green home, beautiful landscape & hop yard. Rouleen generously shared her experience growing hops for fun, served lunch...
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