Monthly Archives: August 2010

Blaze Moves Into New Stall

Blaze and Martin Flory leave West Wing Howell Farm’s senior horse moved up in the horse world. A retired horse for five years, Blaze remains a Howell Farm icon. On Friday, August 27 Rob Flory and his son Martin led … Continue reading

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3600 Pounds Of Potatoes

Howell Farm visitors and volunteers in potato field.On Saturday, August 21 visitors, volunteers, and farmers harvested 3,600 lbs. of potatoes grown at Howell Farm. Over 2,100 pounds of these potatoes will be donated to Trenton hunger projects. At Howell Farm, … Continue reading

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New Pigs

Four little piglets came home to Howell Farm on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. Farmer Jim McDonough, who specializes in pig care at Howell Farm, picked up the piglets Wednesday morning and arrived at Howell Farm at 10:00 a.m. The pigs are … Continue reading

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Pond Dredging

Howell Farm took advantage of the low pond waters to dredge its spring fed pond. Several inches of muck and scum were scraped from the bottom in order to create healthier and deeper water. This will allow pond life a … Continue reading

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Thistle And Drought

Howell Farm has fared relatively well during this summer drought. Where as some nearby farmer’s corn has shriveled and turned pale green, Howell Farm’s sweet corn, popcorn, dent corn, and Indian corn has only slightly wilted. The leaves remain green … Continue reading

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Spelt Threshing

On Saturday, July 31 Howell Farm hosted its 3rd annual 4-H Fair. The day was full of festivities and family fun, however farming must go on and the spelt needed to be threshed. The newly restored threshing floor housed a … Continue reading

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Daisy The Cow

Howell Farm has long awaited the arrival of its milk cow. Daisy, a three year old Jersey cow who spent her first two years at Howell Farm, finally arrived Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Also with Daisy are two adorable bull … Continue reading

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