Category: Farm Blog

A Harvest for Hunger
Wolfe's Neck Center is a long time partner in FCS's food pantry program, donating fresh produce from our fields each year. When the pandemic arrived, FCS quickly adapted and shifted its operations outside with clients receiving pre-packed bags of food. Through the partnership with Wolfe’s Neck Center, local families were still able to ‘shop’ for farm fresh produce.  We checked in with Christine Lyons, Events and Communications Director, to learn more about what this challenging season has been like for FCS
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Education of the past: The history of the Wolfe Neck Club
As Wolfe’s Neck Center provides learning experiences for local children with creative new approaches this fall, a little white building surrounded by our farm fields stands to remind us of a very different kind of education in the past.
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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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Your Winter Visit
We’re having an atypically long February with it being a leap year, and for us that means more time to spend winter at Wolfe’s Neck Center! It’s the perfect time to get outside, get active, and make the most of the peace and quiet of the season. Gear up for your farm visit with layers to keep you warm and an idea of what to expect when you arrive.
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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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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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Meet an Apprentice: Tierney Lawlor
A photographer, basketball player, and sheep shearer — these are just some of the many talents that our apprentices have outside of learning to become dairy farmers. Tierney is one of the most recent apprentices to join our team, and she is no exception in bringing a unique mix of talents to the dedicated team. We sat down with her to learn a bit more about her background and what brought her to Wolfe's Neck Center. 
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