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Pumpkin Maple Butter is ready to ship!

Posted on September 26, 2017

This pumpkin curing in the greenhouse at Rabbit Hill is the variety Winter Luxury. Amy Goldman calls this fruit “the finest pie stock pumpkin in the land”, and we could not agree more!   With a

Got Deer pressure? Tait is ready!

Posted on August 22, 2017

  Are the deer eating your garden? They are having a party in ours here at Rabbit Hill. Not a sunflower head is left, the pole beans have been chewed, grown, and chewed very four

Lobsters & Peonies from Green Garden Farm

Posted on June 26, 2017

Our friends Allen & Jose cultivate magnificent certified organic peonies.  Superb farmers and great friends, they grew our initial crop of tomatoes.  Although their tomato crop is primarily for seed now, they are also our

Rabbit kit

From modernfarmer.com : Down the Rabbit Hole

Posted on April 04, 2017

By Brian Barth Clean, quiet, and easy to raise, these little critters might be the next big thing in sustainable meat. All ears? We’ve got the low-down on hare care. We all know the saying.

Cheryl Wixson's Snow in a Week

One Week in the Maine Woods

Posted on February 17, 2017

In less than one week, we received over 4 feet of snow! We are unable to drive out of the woods, so we walk. My car is on the outside and we pull a sled

Watermelon Radish & Kale Salad

Posted on December 07, 2016

With the winter season is approaching and temperatures dropping into the thirties, I’m stocking our root cellar. Bags of bright orange carrots, purple-top turnips, rutageba, and beets from King Hill Farm, boxes of red and

Let’s Help Build The Pod!

Posted on October 31, 2016

Noah Wentworth and Flora Brown, started Frinklepod Farm five years ago. Over the years, though, they have struggled with the myriad challenges of providing local food to customers while making farming a viable livelihood, year-round

Visit to the Root Cellar

Posted on January 17, 2016

The best way for me to “visit” our winter vegetable supply is to pop up a trap door in the kitchen floor and climb down a ladder into the root cellar. When our addition is

The rabbitry at Rabbit Hill Farm.

Raising Rabbits Organically at Rabbit Hill Farm

Posted on October 16, 2015

For the urban gardener or homesteader, domestic rabbits can be valuable livestock. Rabbit meat is an excellent source of protein; the pelts can be used in numerous applications including hats, lap robes, cushion covers, vests

Guide to Storing Garden Vegetables

Posted on October 14, 2015

by Eric Sideman, PhD – MOFGA’s Organic Crop Specialist Cheryl Wixson, P.E. – MOFGA’s Agricultural Engineer Apples Use caution when storing apples with other vegetables as they give off ethylene gas that causes other vegetables

Licensing the Home Food Processor Kitchen

Posted on October 13, 2015

Are you interested in increasing your revenue stream by adding value to the products that you grow by manufacturing jams and jellies, or by selling additional products such as breads at farmers’ markets? Do you

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