Monthly Archives: February 2010

Volunteers at Work!

One of Howell Farm’s newest volunteer has wrought wonderful advances behind the scenes. Bob Walker is a dedicated volunteer who has lent his proficient carpentry & mechanical skills to bring about some amazing restoration on farm equipment and furniture. From … Continue reading

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Howell Farm in Snow

Howell Farm fared well in the two blizzards just passed. The knee high snow adorns the farm’s fences, barns and trees beautifully. So far the only damage known is a fallen osage orange tree branch. The lower ford bridge is … Continue reading

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Sun, Sugar, and Spring!

Buckets hang from Sugar Maples along The RidgeIf Howell Farm’s own Groundhog Bill can’t tell us Spring is near, the trees can! The sugaring season has begun and Howell Farm’s farmers have eagerly trudged through wind and snow to harvest this unique … Continue reading

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Farm Open Saturday Feb. 6 for Tree Tapping & Sleigh Rides!

With the promise of snow this Saturday, Howell Farm will offer horse drawn sleigh rides in addition to the regularly scheduled program, Sugar Tree Tapping. Visitors can enjoy food and a children’s craft program in the warmth of the visitor … Continue reading

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Groundhog Bill On Fence

This Groundhog Day was anxiously met by Howell Farm staff as all searched for the appearance and reckoning of the farm’s own groundhog, Bill. However Bill was decidedly on the fence and gave us no indication as to the weather … Continue reading

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