Welcome both new and returning members to the 2017 season at Sisters Hill Farm!
We’re in a little bit of a magic moment here at the farm. Perhaps it’s connected with the sun playing peek-a-boo behind the moon this week; the stars have aligned and the rarest of phenomena has occurred—a farmer is actually pleased
with the weather!
Today the weather has alternated unpredictably between overcast skies, sudden rain showers, and moments of bright sunlight.
This week has been a busy week not just for the farm but for my family.
I know many of you like to hear how we do things on the farm and what a typical
day is like. So, here’s a brief synopsis of how today (Friday July 21) went
Thank you every one for a marvelous season together! Today is the last regular pickup of the season.
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One evening last week I was walking through our hoop house filled with tomatoes. I was the only one around the farm and everything was quiet.
One of the things that I love about farming is the rhythmic nature of it. I love both the seasonal ebbs and flows, but also how each individual project can become rhythmic as we become better and better farmers.
2017 SEASON NEWSLETTERS
We received a touch of light frost last Monday morning, a harbinger of what is to come, but at a time when we have lots of food ready for all of our
Before I began farming three years ago, my only experience with growing plants was gardening.
One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am - a reluctant enthusiast....a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. - Edward Abbey
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It’s been an action packed week here on the farm. The highlight was this weeks winter squash harvest.