Category: Farm Blog

It’s All in the Timing…and the Seed
Earlier in the week, the farmers hemmed and hawed over the best time to do a frost seeding. Farms typically plan a frost seeding in late February or early March – when the ground thaws and freezes enough to open cracks in the soil – as a way to improve forage on pastures without tilling the soil. By broadcasting the seeds at this time, they'll naturally be incorporated into the soil through movement caused by the temperature fluctuations.  
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Your Winter Visit
Whether or not you've been to Wolfe's Neck Center before, the changing seasons bring new life to the farm. Here's what you can expect on your winter visit.
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Grow Your Skills, Be a Junior Counselor
Abby Fortune is a junior at Freeport High School and one of the many teens who have taken part in our Junior Counselors program. We sat down with Abby to learn more about what she took away from her time as a JC.
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Heifers Find a New Home on the Farm
As of early December, the cows have one of the best views on the Wolfe’s Neck property. A recent renovation of the historic Pote Barn on Wolfe’s Neck Road turned it from a dilapidated underused space, to the new home of our herd of heifers.
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Preserving the Past to Serve the Present: The Pote House Barn
A historic barn on a seaside hilltop at Wolfe’s Neck Farm has been brought back to life.
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Former Teen Ag Crew Member: Where Are They Now?
A few weeks ago, nineteen-year-old Cooper walked through a mulched row of the vegetable plot with his gaze wandering.
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Tom Talk: Adapting to Drought Conditions
Written by Tom Prohl, Production Educator for our Teen Ag Program, “Tom Talk” is a weekly feature in our summer CSA newsletter and offers insights on a range of topics regarding our five-acre vegetable plot.
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“So, what is there to do here?”
To help those who might be coming to the farm for their very first time, we’ve created a sample itinerary that allows you to have meaningful interactions with food, farming, and nature and fully experience this special place in just a day trip. 
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Bay Week: Teen Ag Discovers Clay & Clams
A common joke among Teen Ag crew members is that the carrots could be sold for double their standard grocery store price tag, since they were grown in a field overlooking the ocean.
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A Note From Our Executive Director
This weekend marks 5 years since I began my journey as Executive Director at Wolfe’s Neck Farm.  Shortly after I accepted the job in the spring of ’12 but prior to my start date, my family and I reserved a site in the campground for a few nights. 
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