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Meet Our Fruit & Vegetable Apprentices
Wolfe’s Neck Center’s Fruit & Vegetable Farmer Training Program is a unique apprenticeship program that covers all aspects of organic fruit & vegetable crop production with a focus on regenerative agriculture techniques.
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A Deeper Dig: Soil Health
Climate change threatens the health of our planet and jeopardizes our ability to grow food. At Wolfe’s Neck Center, we are committed to creating solutions to these problems to build a healthier planet for our future generations. A Deeper Dig aims to highlight terminology, practices, and ideas, both in our backyard and globally, through monthly … <a href="https://www.wolfesneck.org/blog/a-deeper-dig-soil-health/">Continued</a>
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A Deeper Dig: Regenerative Agriculture
You have likely heard the term regenerative agriculture and while it may seem new like a new buzzword, regenerative farming practices have been around for thousands of years. In many ways, it is a return to the way farming used to be, and is focused on restoring soils that have been degraded by the industrial agricultural system. Its methods promote healthier ecosystems by rebuilding soil organic matter.
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Eat Local: A Spotlight on Our Restaurant Partners
During these chilly, gray days of winter, we love to daydream about the sunny days of summer, when fresh produce is harvested from the gardens and served at our Farm-to-Table dinners. These events have been a highlight of the season at Wolfe’s Neck Center since 2014, showcasing local food and the talents of our wonderful chef partners. We are hoping to offer some smaller-scale Farm-to-Table events in 2021 and are looking forward to when we can celebrate food and farming with our community in this unique and memorable way once again.
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Say Goodbye to Winter Blues
At Wolfe's Neck Center, we embrace every season, and encourage you to take advantage of this quieter time to learn or experience something new! Keep reading for some of our favorite suggestions to make this season one of growth and excitement.
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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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Wolfe’s Neck Center Goes Solar
The upcoming spring sunshine will mean much more at Wolfe's Neck Center this year. This March began the installation of two large solar projects on the campus: one at the site of the new organic dairy facility and the other on the Pote Barn, which was renovated in 2017. With the completion of these two projects, WNC will become 50% solar-powered, with an end goal to be entirely solar-powered in the next few years.
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Meet our On-Site Sheep Shepherdess
There are two types of people in this world: those who like sheep and those who LOVE sheep! While Abby is an apprentice in our organic dairy program, it's the woolen creatures that she finds so special. Outside of her role at Wolfe's Neck Center, she is starting her own sheep farm in Auburn.
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Your Winter Visit
It's staying lighter out for longer and that means more time to get outside, get active, and make the most of what's left of winter! The changing seasons bring new life to the farm (literally!) and a variety of activities to make the most out of your visit. Here's what you can expect.
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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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