Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Winter Fun in Freedom POSTPONED.

Please join the fun in bustling downtown Freedom on March 7th.

Here is what will be happening:
  • The Dirigo Grange will host a pancake breakfast with coffee, juice and sausage from 8:30-10:30.

  • Village Farm will host local teamsters for FREE sleigh rides from 10-2.

  • The Freedom Volunteer Fire Department will sell hotdogs, cocoa, coffee and sweets at the Village Farm during the sleigh rides. Proceeds will benefit the Department.

Let's all hope the farm fields look like this by March 7th!
Let it snow!!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Hello out there!!
It is winter on the farm.
King Winter keeps it interesting around here.

Current winter activities:
Keeping a hole in the ice open for hauling water for the cows and calves.
Listening to the cows munch their hay in a quiet barn.
Collecting frozen eggs from in the coop but only on the coldest days.
Ordering seeds, amendments, soil mix, tractor parts, and more seeds.
Selling organic eggs to the Belfast Coop
Getting our CSA brochures printed and distributed.
Planning for the CSA + CSF Fair on Feb 28 (1-4 at the UU Church.)
Planning for the Sleigh Rides!! (See below)
Enjoying our new logo (artwork by Siri Beckman of Stonington)
Updating our website.
Eating root vegetables from the cemetary's crypt (our root cellar!).

FEB 21st --Winter Fun in Downtown Freedom!!!
Dirigo Grange will host Pancake Breakfast 830-1030
Village Farm from 10-2. Free Sleigh Rides with local teamsters.
Freedom Fire Department will be selling hotdogs, cocoa, cookies and coffee at the farm during the sleigh rides.
Spread the word!
Hope to see you all soon!!
Polly and Prentice