Blog

Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
Paddle on Casco Bay
The calm open waters of Casco Bay are fun for beginners and experts alike. With views south along the coast in one direction, and a salt marsh up the Little River in the other, there's much to see and this paddle will certainly be a memorable part of your Wolfe's Neck Center experience.
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Asparagus, for you & the planet
Walk by our West Bay fruit and vegetable plot and you'll see a tall blossoming crop, trellised and nearly six-feet tall and extending down a whole row. This is our asparagus patch, and despite it being quite a sight already, there's a greater story and purpose to the crop than meets the eye. Follow along to see where they end up!
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Walk our NEW Discovery Trail (VIDEO)
Not only do we have a new organic dairy barn, we also have a new way to get there! Walk the 1/4 pastured Discovery Trail on the hillside north of Burnett Road, with expansive views of Casco Bay and animals grazing our pastures. Watch a time lapse video!
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Here’s to a Dry July
A rainy spring kept us anxiously awaiting warm summer days, but the farmers had their eyes to the forecast, sky, and fields for much more significant reasons. For them, the wetter-than-usual conditions delayed their seasonal growing, haying, and grazing cycles. This delay has a spiral effect on production and more, and was a frustration that reverberated among farms all across the state.
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My new normal: A day of a dairy farmer
Apprentice Tierney Lawlor is nearly a year into the dairy program and takes each day with stride. Read what a day of farming is like from her perspective, and why it keeps her coming back.
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Farmer Ben Invites Your to our New Dairy Barn (VIDEO)
After months of planning, construction, and anticipation, our farming operations have officially transitioned to the site of our new organic dairy facility. Dairy Manager Ben Jensen invites you to stop by for a visit.
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Meet an Apprentice: Corinne Carey
Meet the newest apprentice in our organic dairy training program. Corinne joined us in late April and is now training to be future organic dairy farmers through hands-on experience and educational classroom time. Hear from Corinne herself about where she's from and what drew her to pursue a career in agriculture.
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Beer with a Purpose
Our new summer Beers in the Barn festival will highlight the progressive Maine breweries who are renewing the connection between drinks and farming. Here’s a look at a few of the industry players being featured at the event, and ways they are supporting our state’s agricultural economy through beer.
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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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