Keeping Up With the Happenings

Hi Folks! I'm going to try something new here with this blog style update page. You can expect a series of told from the heart updates kinda like journal entries from the farm. As is always the case if you can come see the farm call ahead and make an appointment to see what changes season to season!

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February 4th, 2022

Hello Reader,

Today marks the third installment of our non scheduled update. I have changed the website a lot today and added a shop! Unfortunately that only allows you to get an idea of what our product looks like and costs as I cannot process payments on the website right now. That being said, baby steps.. 

Today marks a very important and sad day for us on the farm. My grandmother Maxine Young died this morning on her 90th birthday. I took to working on this project to help process my emotions and working on the farm is something she had grown up doing herself. Being born in 1932 she had to work for  everything she had and taught us the value of farm life from her stories. When we started the farm she thought we were crazy to want to do the work, but I have a feeling that this will only bring us closer to her spiritually in the future. Rest In Peace Grammy.

On a more positive note, things are slowly warming up on the farm and we are beginning to anticipate the arrival of piglets, lambs, calves and chicks! We have applied to the Bedford Farmer's Market and hope to become their meat vendor for the following season and branch out into another community.

We love to have people come see the farm for scheduled tours so start thinking about coming out in the spring to see the happenings!

As always:

See you at the Downtown Concord Winter Farmers' Market! Every Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm

January 21st, 2022

Hi folks,

Greetings again for our second installment of the "On the Farm Update"! We are rearing up here on the farm preparing for 2022 and it is fun! We have been receiving so much verbal support from all of you these last few months, epically at farmers markets and over the phone. We have started to get orders that are being placed with us to bring to the market for some of our regulars that want to try new recipes and think of us first for their meat! I cannot express in my words how amazing it is to hear from all of you how great the meat you have tried is. I know from my own experience the quality, but to hear it from you all warms my heart greatly! A brief note of what is to come in the next few months: Due in February are two of our sows with their litters of piglets. Then a third litter and our lambs in March. Then calves in April. Through all of that we will be shuffling animals around on the farm as we move the piglets and poultry out of the hoop house so that the soil has time to rest and we can begin planting in the ground as early as May! We plan to offer Tomatoes, Peppers, Edamame, Cucumbers, Carrots, and Onions off the farm and at markets this year so stay in touch for the best one stop shop chicken soup/ chicken tacos?? and garden salsa! TBH the possibilities are endless with our products.

On another note we wanted to quickly mention that our son Noah is now apart of the Canterbury Farmer's Market Board as a vendor member and for that we are very excited!

Onward to the new season and welcoming all these young animals into the world! Pictures and more updates to come!

As always:

See you at the Downtown Concord Winter Farmers' Market! Every Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm

November 11th, 2021

Dear Reader,

This has been a crazy production season on the farm. We started the year with mild weather that was uber conducive for growing our pastures and hay fields. Being a grass based operation we were stoked for this. Soon however as many of you know we realized that we were getting too much rain and it interfered with our ability to make hay most of the year unfortunately. 

In other areas of the business we expanded and saw to it that we raised and processed about 350 chickens and some ducks. We raised the largest number of piglets for meat this year as we have to date and it still wasn't enough to meet the demand of our amazing customer base!

We started our first summer farmer's market at the Canterbury Market and it was a huge success! We sold out of the pork that we had expected to need for the market and did a very good job selling most of the second as well with no short of disappointment when telling customers we were out of pork chops practically every week! We plan to do better in the 2022 season so stay tuned for that.

Toward the end of the summer we added our first grass fed beef to our market offerings and that has been a major success.

In late July and early August we hosted two family reunions on the farm catered from a meat perspective largely by the farm. We received rave reviews about the quality and the taste of the meat and we took many folks on farm tours. If you would like to book an event on the farm please call us (shameless plug)!

Preparing for the winter season and Thanksgiving has us in the snow mindset here on the farm. We are finally getting around to finishing our new high tunnel where we will be keeping our meat pigs and our egg layers for the winter. This will allow them to have access to fresh ground throughout the winter giving them some ability to forage while also tilling the ground and preparing it for the 2022 growing season.

As things start to "wind down" here we would like to take a moment to thank all of our customers for their continued support and words of encouragement. At the end of everyday we are all ecstatic to think about how many people we are able to reach with our little farm and it brings joy to the prospect of the future for our farm. 

See you at the Downtown Concord Winter Farmers' Market! Every Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm