Category Archives: General news

Biscuit

Biscuit Gaudreau joined the farm family in 2020 and is now the youngest member of our crew.  After a bit of training, Biscuit has found his niche, including herding workers, chasing chipmunks and making sure Tim doesn’t miss a single stick left on the ground.  After a hard days work,...
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New Carts

One of the big projects this summer was to make up some new tree carts. Our old wooden ones are getting tired and I could not find any more of the metal “tree limos” that we really like using. So, what’s a farmer to do? Make our own. With a...
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The end of Summer

September tends to be a bittersweet time for me — the days are finally cooling off making it easier to work outside on the farm, but the sun goes down a bit too early and the kiss of winter’s cold is not far off. Each fall I notice the intensity...
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2021 Planting

It was tough to plant this year — just before we were scheduled to plant, we got a lot of rain. This year’s block was under water so we had to delay a day but fortunately we got some sun & wind for things to dry out. Who knows how...
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Closed for 2020 Season

There’s no way around it, 2020 has been a crazy year for all of us. Covid-19 has impacted the way we work and prevented some of our planned projects this year. The farm sits in the regional pocket of NH’s extreme drought classification.  That means we’ve had losses of our young...
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Reflecting on a year

Yesterday, I posted a photo on Facebook of a crate of split firewood. The sun had set & the last bit of light was quickly fading with perfect timing to the finish of my firewood chores.  That crate was the last of 18 stacks of wood that I made this...
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2nd Annual TSF Staff Awards 2019

This year’s staff appreciation party was a hoot.  You all know sports, right? (You had to be there…) We definitely could get all of the farm work done with out all of the help and support from our friends and family.  The work is endless from planting trees, to mowing...
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Climate Change panel

I recently had the privilege to join Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Representative Chris Pappas at the 2019 Climate Impacts Maple Breakfast hosted by the Union of Concerned Scientists at the University of New Hampshire. I was on the panel with Jennifer Wilhelm of the NH Food Alliance and Peter Whelan...
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