Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

seeing red…

…and orange…and a little green. Oh! and even some purpley black. I’m talking about tomatoes!

CSA tomatoes waiting for tasting

They’re everywhere right now. The end of our very short growing season is closing in fast. Everything that remotely looks as though it will be etible is being watched and then snatched from the plant at just the right moment.

Our CSA farm —        [….read more]

Ninety + Days…

On Columbus Day weekend, I heard myself saying to some visitors, “We have a farm blog. Well, actually, I haven’t posted for a while.” After they left I checked… July?! O-MY! Then I was bogged down with preparing for the trip to Rhinebeck. And then there was…well, who knows…just days that go by. Believe me when I say I’m not sitting around sipping champers and        [….read more]

Market Day

On Friday mornings, the lawn and parking area beside an old farmhouse in Damariscotta comes to life and a tiny town of EZ-up tents and open ended vehicles pops up within a matter of minutes. Soon following — folks from town and the surrounding area. Before too long the place is hopping! This is my favorite place to shop…the Damariscotta Farmers’ Market. It’s exciting to        [….read more]

Whirlwind Weeks in Review

Phew! It’s been a crazy frantic couple of weeks! I thought so many times about posting but would fall asleep on the couch, wake up in the wee hours of the morning and go to bed. Not very productive…

On Monday the 3rd, I finished packing & shipped off our first year’s Fiber CSA shares. I was excited… but anxious at the same time. At        [….read more]

Fiber CSA Send Off…YAY!!

In the last week, the studio has been taken over by boxes of fiber arriving from the mill. I’m not complaining — anything fiber is a good thing! It’s been fun weighing the roving and packing it into bags for our shareholders. The yarn shares took far less time to label and pack but were equally as fun to do. All I can say is        [….read more]