As we begin to collect balsam fir tips and pine cones, we are starting to take orders for our Holiday collection of wreaths and other greenery, preserves, cookies, fiber products, salve, and garlic swags. Place your order any time on our website.
October 14 from 2pm - 7pm (Look for us in front of the barn till about 5 or at Shepsi and Liz's house after 5) -Shucking- We invite you to join us while we shuck our dry beans for winter storage and shuck our garlic in preparation for planting. We may also be picking wool and rippling flax and will be pressing sweet apple cider. -Singing- We love to sing while we work! The more voices, the better the songing and the better the work! -Sustenance- A hearty bean soup with fresh sourdough bread and an autumn salad will be provided for supper at the...
Most of the farmers and two of the horses are off to the fair today! If you go to the fair, look for Andy and Star giving wagon rides with Bill and Ben. Visit the Wednesday Spinners tent and you'll find Cynthia, Liz, and Dave spinning our wool into yarn, Harbor practicing her weaving, and Cedar eating watermelon. I am meeting them there on Saturday night and everyone will be back on Monday. Farm store will still be open till noon on Saturday and will open at 8am Monday. Hope to see you at the Fair!
With the apples falling from the trees, it's time to make cider. We have a hand crank cider press that works really well to produce a delicious mixed apple cider. We will be selling fresh cider in the farm store. Check the fridge when you come in! It's also apple sauce making time. The smell of apples is filling the air!
Come to this event where we walk the farm property and learn to identify wild edibles. Along the way we harvest bits of what looks good then bring them all back to the kitchen and make a dinner to share.