Monthly Archives: April 2011

New chicks arrived today

April 29, 2011 These cute little peeps arrived today, they’re only 2 days old. They were thirsty and hungry after 2 days of traveling via Priority Mail with the US postal service.

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Stinkin’ Rich: Is Garlic the Ultimate Cash Crop?

Garlic has always been revered in the East for its exquisite flavor, for its health-giving properties, and until recently, for its wealth-giving properties. The “garlic bubble” of the last few years rivaled the frenzy of the Gold Rush in the … Continue reading

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Spring is here (?) the garlic has sprouted

April 18, 2011 Although we still have snow on the mountains and northern facing slopes, the garlic has sprouted and is looking really healthy.

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Trout Season Opens in Vermont: Make a Wish and Chop the Garlic

To many in Vermont, the opening of trout season is a rite of spring. And for some anglers, fly fishing is the quintessence of the sport. For them “sport” is not quite the right word, “passion” and “obsession” come closer … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Detox with a garlic cleanse

Vermont is one of the more health-conscious states in the Union. In fact, the United Health Foundation ranks Vermont among the top ten healthy states (based on 22 measures that include air pollution, daily vegetables and fruits, and high school … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring in Central Vermont: Peepers, Green Garlic and CSAs

Signs of spring were hard to come by in Vermont this year. Late snows and cold temperatures muffled our jubilance over the new season. But this afternoon, there are peepers, a sure sign of spring. And the garlic is peeking … Continue reading

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