Rabbit Hill


Smoothing out a very rough winter

Posted on February 25, 2015

Like most Mainers, we’ve been snowed in here quite a bit this winter.   Shoveling and plowing sure work up one’s appetite, and most days we’re in need of a mid-morning repast. My ideal snack is

Cheryl snowshoeing before Sunday morning brunch.

Snowshoeing Brunch

Posted on February 18, 2015

This has been the perfect winter for snowshoeing, venturing off into the wilds of snow-covered terrain, unbroken by any tracks or signs of wildlife. For thousands of years, human’s primary mode of travel through winter

Pan Fried Trout with Pecan Butter Sauce

Ice Fishing & Trout

Posted on February 11, 2015

On a recent trip to visit my mother in Norway (Maine), I was admiring the small communities of ice shacks on ponds and lakes, and noted, that in the words of Tom Hennessey, the “season

Slow Cook and Savor Rabbit

Slow Cook and Savor Rabbit

Posted on October 21, 2014

Since raising rabbits is an important component of our organic farm plan for building the soil, rabbit is quite often on the menu at our house.

Lobster Spring Rolls

Summer Harvest “Dinner is Served”

Posted on August 29, 2014

It was a very special Dinner Is Served at St. Brendan’s Church in Deer Isle was a special one. Dinner began with a Medley of Condiments & Preserves; Hot Pepper Jelly over Red Barn Farm

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.

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!  

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.

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

Our Daily Juice

Posted on November 19, 2011

The wind is out of the southwest this morning…brisk, at 19 knots.  There are whitecaps in the cove, waves splashing over the rocks and the open sea looks rough.  Not a good day for fishing…

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