Blog

Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
Ag Tech Tools: Farming in a Modern World
Wolfe’s Neck Center has a rich history of innovation and experimentation in farming and food systems, and the future of farming depends on this resilience. By integrating technology into a daily farm operations and management, we can build soil health on farms in the face of climate change. Take a look at some of our newly implemented tech tools used to collect and manage on-farm data.
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Farm to Table Partner: Cooking for Community
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Cooking for Community, a brand new Portland-based food industry initiative that came to fruition in response to Covid-19, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: Preble Street
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Preble Street, a Portland-based organization providing essential services for homelessness, hunger, and poverty, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: MCHPP
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP), a nonprofit with services to provide hungry people with access to healthy food, on their role in this time of need.
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Farm to Table Partner: Freeport Community Services
We’re teaming up with four organizations focused on food insecurity to direct the food, staff time, communications and logistics that go into our Farm to Events to supporting their efforts in feeding people. Learn more about Freeport Community Services, our most local partner organization and food pantry, on their role in this time of need.
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Can Seaweed Curtail Effects of Cow Burps?
The B3 (Bovine Burp Buster) Project begins this summer at Wolfe’s Neck Center to study the effect of adding seaweed to the diet of dairy cows on reducing methane emissions. Learn more about the project from our new Agricultural Research Coordinator.
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Spring Pasture Walk (VIDEO)
Dairy & Livestock Manager Brian takes a walk out to pasture with us to explain what we look for before letting the cows out to pasture for the season.
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Common Traits of Small Farms in Maine
Joe Grady of WNC and Two Coves Farm gives us a closer look at the traits of a modern day small farmer, and how building connections can push the knowledge and appreciation for the value of small, local farms to new levels.
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Discovery of a Home Builder
A renovation project has brought back the poise of a longstanding home on Wolfe's Neck, one that has been here since the mid-nineteenth century, and even exposed some clues of its past along the way. When discarding old siding along an upper window, the construction crew came across a rare find: the initials "W.L." dated June 23, 1845, providing new clues around the mystery of the original homebuilder.
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Calf Housing
We are continually looking for ways to improve the health and quality of life for our animals here on our farm. One of the areas we have recently addressed is how to best raise our calves. Our dairy manager Brian tells us about the recent upgrades we've made to our calf housing.
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