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A plesant surprise... chantrelles in the woods

A Walk in the Woods

Posted on July 30, 2014

Tait, (our Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever), and I walk Crockett Cove most every morning. Our two mile loop takes us down the hill, through the woods and along the shore, returning via the narrow

Low tide by Rabbit Island

Rough Weather Makes for Great Clamming

Posted on July 23, 2014

There have been some great tides this month for digging clams, and we have been enjoying a bounty of the delectable bivalves. Although I could never make a living harvesting clams, it is an addictive

Rabbit kit

Mother Rabbit

Posted on May 13, 2014

This video link was shared with us. It is on Facebook. If you raise rabbits, you will find it very interesting.

Root cellar leftovers

Winter Root Cellar in April

Posted on April 04, 2014

A recent “shopping” expedition to my root cellar highlighted the joys of our long and cold winter.

Cheryl heads to root cellar

Root of the Matter

Posted on January 09, 2014

This is the season of the roots; root vegetables, that is. To access our winter produce, I pop open a trap door in the kitchen floor and climb down the 4-foot ladder into the corner

New Gift Boxes

Posted on November 19, 2012

Searching for the right gift for that special someone?  Check out our new line of Gift Boxes! Each Gift Box comes beautifully wrapped and includes product descriptions and recipes.  Give the gift of Maine!  

Turkey Hunting Day Two

Posted on May 19, 2012

Shooting the second turkey in two days in less than 1:08 total hours of shooting time was not the highlight.  This was my second year turkey hunting. My brother-in-law, Wes, from New Hampshire was looking

Turkey Hunting Day One

Posted on May 18, 2012

What do you do when you shoot a turkey at 5:45 opening day? I hunted turkey with my brother-in-law, Wes, last year, my first year.. He hunts in New Hampshire, just comes to Maine to

A Sad Day in the Farming Community

Posted on May 08, 2012

What does it take to put more Maine food on Maine plates?  What does it take to build a community of people that care about each other?  These are questions I often  ask myself  as

New Clamming Boots

New Clamming Boots

Posted on April 09, 2012

Could hardly wait for dawn this morning, dragging Flip out of bed at first light.  There was a really nice low drain in the cove this morning, and I have new pair of clamming boots.

Rotten red cabbage

Cleaning Up the Roots & Slaw Recipe

Posted on April 03, 2012

Now that spring has declared itself, there are hundreds of chores to do to continue keep our table set with good food.  One task is cleaning up the roots. Roots need to be kept at

Beauty Rabbit


Posted on April 03, 2012

The girls are getting fat with pregnancy.  Mary looks the largest…as she should.  Mother to the other two does, Beauty and Buffy, in her prime,  she would easily kindle and raise 13 kits.  Beauty is

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