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Chicken Processing Workshop

Want to learn how to process your own poultry? We are offering a hands-on chicken-processing workshop, from live bird to oven-ready, on Sunday, August 11th. $25 for the workshop, or $30 includes taking home your own farm-fresh chicken. We have spots available at 7:30,...

we’ve levelled up – into goats!

if you follow us on Instagram, I'm sure you've noticed by now that we have goats on the farm! they are not ours - they belong to our friend Laura - but we asked if we could borrow them to eat down the epic stand of sunflowers in our pasture, and they are doing a...

we’re still here!

it's been quite a spring, with the usual quotient of too much to do, and a long gap in our volunteer hosting, which means we're running a little slower than usual this spring, and a little less on the computer and more in the garden, which is no bad thing. Jenny...

patio!

Last year, Jenny taught a course on using recycled materials in your home/farm/building project for the Hubbell House class series. And sometime after that, one of the folks who had taken that class contacted us to ask if we wanted a patio's worth of used...

dome doors!

this sunday, Rev and I got around to a long-discussed project: installing a proper door on the intern camping dome. The dome is covered with a white tarp, to keep out the weather, and then a green parachute, to improve its aesthetics and...

wall art! 2018 edition

This summer, we hosted our first wall-art party in a couple of years. It was an outrageous success -- 7 artists (okay, including three people who were living on the farm at the time -- but only one of those is a permanent resident) showed up to create works of art in...

Harvest Festival 2018

You are invited to the 10th Annual Sunflower River Harvest Festival! Help us celebrate our eleventh birthday as a community by coming to our Harvest Festival! Monday, Sept 3rd (yes Monday, Labor Day) 1-6pm Potluck Music jam Pie-Baking contest Bobbing for Apples...

the dance ground, the rain, and the mulch

Over the last couple years, the mulch on our dance ground has gotten very thin, exposing the hard clay to a lot of sunlight, which hardens it further. And enables more weeds to grow. The purpose of the mulch-layer on the dance ground is to prevent weed growth, and to...

eggs!

somewhere around the middle of spring, we realized we had way too many eggs, and were not able to increase the number of customers as fast as our hens were laying. we always do give volunteers farm-goods when they come to work parties, so we stepped up on moving eggs...

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