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Thought of the Week

We’re on the downhill slide of winter! -Gail Vanderpool, Alaskan  

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Thought of the Week

 “I prefer winter and fall when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter.  Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.” Andrew Wyeth, American Artist

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Farmer Update from Guy Therrien

This time of year, the farmers are buttoned up in their houses, unless, of course, they keep livestock.  Farmer Guy Therrien, whom we profiled in June, 2013, just sent a note to me, telling of his recent thoughts, and I … Continue reading

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Wheat Grows in the Winter?

     Well, kindofnotreally grows, but winter wheats such as soft white winter and hard red winter are planted in the fall and have the chance to sprout and grow 5-6 inches before winter hits.  Winter wheats are usually planted … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Sweet Hills Farm

Pasture gate in the morning sun. While it is still wintertime, now that the weather isn’t 0* out, things are looking up! A few snapshots from around the farm. The winter wheat is showing its green! It just came out … Continue reading

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Winter on Sweet Hills Farm

The house and barn are snug and warm, but Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

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