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Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
Jammin’ at Wolfe’s Neck Center
What do you get when you put a farmer and a couple of farmers-in-training in a vegetable field for the summer? Thousands of pounds of fresh produce, that’s what! While peak growing season has come to a close, our venture into value-added products has extended the shelf life of some seasonal favorites like strawberries and raspberries.
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Dress Like a Farmer for Halloween
Have you picked out your Halloween costume yet? Stand out in a sea of trick-or-treating unicorns, pirates, and witches — we'll show you how to dress up as farmer! 
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Tweetie’s Day at the Spa
Every morning, the dairy herd reports for duty and lines up for milking. Then it's out to the pasture for grazing before one more milking in the evening. And these ladies are on their A-game; production, nutritional components, and milk quality are looking great. It was due time for some special treatment, a chance for them to kick up their feet and partake in a little TLC. It was time for a cow spa day!  
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Why You Should Have Backyard Chickens
Meet our farmer Haden to learn about the joy of having your own chickens and get excited for his upcoming workshop Backyard Chicken Basics on Saturday, October 13th.
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Smells Like Fall: A Story of Tried & True Garlic
By Tom Prohl, Fruit & Vegetable Production Manager While fall is synonymous with root vegetables, soups, and roasts, one product you’ll see in the Farm Store at this time of the year is the tried and true garlic bulb. Check out this story from Farmer Tom on how rooted this crop is to our land: It … <a href="https://www.wolfesneck.org/blog/smells-like-fall-garlic/">Continued</a>
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How Our Farm Discovery Gardens are like Salsa
There are so many ways to engage on your visit to Wolfe's Neck Center, from camping, to events, programs and more. Our new Farm Discovery Gardens will take all of the ingredients you know and love about this place and turn it into something magical: a space to connect all of these experiences together.
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Thank You From Our Farmers
We asked our community to help us reach our $75,000 goal for the Farm Discovery Gardens. Anyone who gave $10 or more throughout the week would receive a special "Thank You!" from our farmers! Take a look at the results...
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5 things you may not know about the Art Auction
If you are attending our 2nd annual Farm to Easel Art Auction on September 23rd, expect it to be unlike any of our other events at Wolfe's Neck Center.  To give you a sense of what you can expect, we've outlined five things you may not know about the auction. Read on for a "tasting" of what will make this year's event so different from the other dinners in our Farm to Table series. 
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A Reflection on Cooking & Eating: More than what’s on your plate
Harraseeket Inn Head Chef Troy Mains is at the forefront of wowing his diners with unique twists on their favorite classics. Just named 2018 Maine Chef of the Year by the Maine Restaurant Association, Mains uses his honed skills and range of career-developing experiences to confidently produce quality food in his restaurants.
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LearningWorks Grows & Harvests at Wolfe’s Neck Center
One group that has been spending time in the production plot this summer is LearningWorks. The Portland-based organization offers innovative programs for teens and young adults to realize their potential through educational offerings.
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