Blog

Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
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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Meet an Apprentice: Corinne Carey
Meet the newest apprentice in our organic dairy training program. Corinne joined us in late April and is now training to be future organic dairy farmers through hands-on experience and educational classroom time. Hear from Corinne herself about where she's from and what drew her to pursue a career in agriculture.
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Beer with a Purpose
Our new summer Beers in the Barn festival will highlight the progressive Maine breweries who are renewing the connection between drinks and farming. Here’s a look at a few of the industry players being featured at the event, and ways they are supporting our state’s agricultural economy through beer.
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Cows Out to Pasture (VIDEO)
One of our favorite days of the year is when the dairy herd heads out onto the green fields for the first time of the season. Watch as our herd of 43 beelines it for the pastures...and as onlookers cheer them on!
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Three Weeks as a Farm Intern
Every year my school, Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport, asks the seniors to find and participate in an internship for three weeks in April. Instead of going to school during that time, we work all day at our chosen business or organization. I wanted my internship to be meaningful, interesting, active, and outside as much as possible. I was happy to have found that match in an opportunity at Wolfe’s Neck Center.
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Spring Pasture Walk
Come along on a virtual walk through our pastures to learn more about how we welcome the spring season here at Wolfe's Neck Center!
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Q&A with Joe Grady: Farming for a Healthier Planet
This year we welcomed Joe Grady of Two Coves Farm in Harpswell to our team as the Senior Director of Programs. We sat down with him to discuss the importance of farming for a healthier planet and the role it plays at Wolfe’s Neck Center.
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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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