Monthly Archives: March 2010

Piglets & Peeps

On Tuesday, March 23 Howell Farm’s spring chickens arrived…via the U.S. Postal Service! Howell Farm receives their chicks by mail order from a hatchery and picks up the peeps from the local post office. On Wednesday, four piglets were brought … Continue reading

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Spring Furrows

The Spring Plowing begins…before the first day of spring! The refreshingly warm weather for the beginning of March has allowed the farmers at Howell Farm to begin plowing before spring has officially arrived. In the photo above Jack & Chester … Continue reading

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March Came In Like A Lamb

Since Saturday, March 13, seven lambs have been born at Howell Farm. They frolic around in the cozy sheep barn together, or jump around the green pasture while their watchful mothers and other pregnant ewes look on and chew their … Continue reading

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Howell Farm’s 2010 Maple Syrup Is Here!

Maple syrup, bottled March 2, 2010, for sale in Howell Farm’s gift shop.Since last November, Howell Farm’s shelves lay bare of its most precious commodity- maple syrup. The last four bottles were sold at Howell Farm’s live auction and there … Continue reading

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First Maple Syrup Of 2010

Howell Farm’s evaporator in full steam.Sugar Maple sap is flowing freely in the milder temperatures of these past weeks. In the last couple of days Howell’s farmers have gathered an average of 40 gallons of sap in a day– enough … Continue reading

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