Monthly Archives: June 2009

New Photos

Click on “The Gallery” on the righthand side of this page to see photos from Saturday’s Old-Time Baseball game, and more photos of Howell Farm’s powerful new steam engine. Advertisements

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What To Look for Today

In the morning, watch Farmer Jeremy cultivate the corn crop with horses Bill and Jesse. In the afternoon, watch Farmer Ian harrow a field where pumpkins will be planted with horses Jack and Chester.

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Baseball and Steam

Today was a day of old-time baseball and antique steam engines. Check back Tuesday for more photos of all the day’s action.

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Game On

Above, a Howell Farm volunteer blasts a drive over a passing manure spreader in left field. Old rivalries reignite at the farm today, as the Bulls (staff and visitors) and the Hogs (interns and volunteers) take to the front yard … Continue reading

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Box Stall Construction Update

Today, masons are working on the concrete floor of the second of two new box stalls being added to the historic Phillips Barn.

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Plowing, harrowing, planting, cultivating

There is a plentiful supply of fieldwork scheduled for today: In the  morning, visit the south crop fields to watch Farmer Jeremy plowing with Jesse and Bill. Farmer Ian and Farmer Rob will be in a nearby field, harrowing and … Continue reading

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New Box Stalls

Two new box stalls are coming soon to the Phillips Barn, which is home to Howell Farm’s seven draft horses and two cows. New concrete footings, shown being poured above, will anchor the stalls. Check back soon for more construction … Continue reading

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