Rave Reviews for Snookums!

Rave Reviews for Snookums!

We were udderly delighted to read this article from author Jerry Zezima.  Jerry bought a cow lease for his family in October and has already been able to enjoy the delicious cheese from our Jersey cow, Snookums. Here is an excerpt from the article: I have never been a...
Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

The wind chill factor temperatures at our maple syrup farm have hovered at around 30 degrees below zero. While we all realize that it does get cold in winter, these extreme temperatures are caused by climate change. Without the unique cycles of warm days and cold...
Apple Tree Harvest

Apple Tree Harvest

Prune, prune, prune…. that’s what the wonderful stewards of the apple orchard were busy doing during the months of March and April.  Winter storms can break the branches of trees, and some trees do not survive the ice storms or bitter cold of New England winters. ...
All About Lobstering

All About Lobstering

The Romans called it locusta. The Anglo-Saxons knew it as lopystre. Botanists pitched in with Homarus Americanius. The fisher folk of Maine will brook no argument: It’s LOB-stuh, and that’s that. What boasts five pairs of compound eyes on sturdy little stalks? What...
The Amazing Oyster!

The Amazing Oyster!

What comes to mind when you think about “Oysters”? Delicate pearls?  A luscious dozen nestled in their own tangy juice on a bed of ice with, perhaps, a dab of horse radish, a splash of Tabasco?   Champagne?  Of course! And while it is true that genus Ostrea has long...
Grapefruit Harvest

Grapefruit Harvest

Our vigilant grower tells us that this year “Florida had mostly typical Florida weather: a little drier in the spring with a wet summer, and then another moderate late summer/fall. No storms affected the citrus this year other than some increased moisture. Some of the...