Blog

Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
Cows Out to Pasture (VIDEO)
One of our favorite days of the year is when the dairy herd heads out onto the green fields for the first time of the season. Watch as our herd of 43 beelines it for the pastures...and as onlookers cheer them on!
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Three Weeks as a Farm Intern
Every year my school, Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport, asks the seniors to find and participate in an internship for three weeks in April. Instead of going to school during that time, we work all day at our chosen business or organization. I wanted my internship to be meaningful, interesting, active, and outside as much as possible. I was happy to have found that match in an opportunity at Wolfe’s Neck Center.
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Spring Pasture Walk
Come along on a virtual walk through our pastures to learn more about how we welcome the spring season here at Wolfe's Neck Center!
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Q&A with Joe Grady: Farming for a Healthier Planet
This year we welcomed Joe Grady of Two Coves Farm in Harpswell to our team as the Senior Director of Programs. We sat down with him to discuss the importance of farming for a healthier planet and the role it plays at Wolfe’s Neck Center.
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Wolfe’s Neck Center Goes Solar
The upcoming spring sunshine will mean much more at Wolfe's Neck Center this year. This March began the installation of two large solar projects on the campus: one at the site of the new organic dairy facility and the other on the Pote Barn, which was renovated in 2017. With the completion of these two projects, WNC will become 50% solar-powered, with an end goal to be entirely solar-powered in the next few years.
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Meet our On-Site Sheep Shepherdess
There are two types of people in this world: those who like sheep and those who LOVE sheep! While Abby is an apprentice in our organic dairy program, it's the woolen creatures that she finds so special. Outside of her role at Wolfe's Neck Center, she is starting her own sheep farm in Auburn.
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Your Winter Visit
It's staying lighter out for longer and that means more time to get outside, get active, and make the most of what's left of winter! The changing seasons bring new life to the farm (literally!) and a variety of activities to make the most out of your visit. Here's what you can expect.
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Where Are They Now: First Three Organic Dairy Apprenticeship Program Graduates
The first three apprentices who graduated our Organic Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program in 2018 remain connected to their Wolfe's Neck Center roots. Kelly O'Connell, Lauren Robertson, and Josh Harlan recently completed the two year, first-of-its-kind residential training program, offered in partnership with NH-based Stonyfield Organic and the WI-based Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship.
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Cheers to a Vibrant Growing Season
When you think back through what you accomplished in the past year, how your life may have changed or how you may have changed, it gives you an idea of what you want for yourself in the new year. January is all about this time of reflection and setting intentions for the months ahead.
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Introducing Our New Dairy Facility
After years of planning and connecting with experts in the industry, Wolfe’s Neck Center has undergone the construction of an entirely new dairy facility to address the priorities of a first-of-its-kind organic dairy program.
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