Blog

Explore the work we are doing, told through the stories of the people who make up the Wolfe's Neck community.
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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From Law to the Land
New York, New York. The bright city lights, endless bustle of activity, and bursting opportunities for professional growth drew Sarah in immediately. Now, fifteen years later, it’s what pushed her away. The real estate attorney with her own business decided to hang up her hat and make a lifechanging switch, following a draw for dirty hands and fresh air.
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Bureau Turned Brooder
Every week at Farm Camp has its own flair and a unique set of projects on board for the campers. This week's task? Keep an old bureau from finding its way into the dumpster, and transform it into a chicken brooder! Katie, our livestock educator, led a group of campers ages 11-14 on this renovation project.
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A Welcome Visit from OceanView
Wolfe's Neck Center is settled just to the north of the OceanView living community, and made for a perfect destination as part of their scheduled trip programs. We welcomed a group of thirty or so on a beautiful, sunny summer morning at the farm.
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Regenerative Agriculture at Wolfe’s Neck Center and Beyond
What is regenerative agriculture? At its most basic, regenerative agriculture refers to an approach to farming and food production that is based on ecological principles and living systems.
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Meet Dairy Apprentice Haden
Farming might be touted as full of hard work, but apprentice Haden brings fun and antics into the field, too. With southern charm from his Virginia roots, not to mention an eye for snapping artistic photos of the grazing dairy herd, Haden's role in the Wolfe's Neck Center Organic Dairy Program is standout to say the least.
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Greenhouse Move with Educators (VIDEO)
It takes some serious teamwork to move our mobile high tunnel greenhouse. The farmers planned to move it over a new plot of crops on the same day that our Farm Camp educators started their staff training. We thought there would be no better way to get know know each other than by using this as a teambuilding exercise! 
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My Farming Journey: From Teen Ag to Oxen
Katie Josephs was a member of our Teen Ag crew in 2014, and her interest in farming only continued after a summer at Wolfe's Neck. Learn more about Katie and how she got started working with oxen and steers.
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Wolfe’s Neck Center Announces Second-Year Impact of 2017 Harvard Pilgrim Healthy Food Fund Grant
Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment increased amount of healthy, local produce distributed to low-income families by 57%; amount of produce sold increased 16%
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