Monthly Archives: March 2011

Musings from the sugarhouse

Sugaring is one of the greatest farming activities. It is completely dependent on the weather, nothing you can do about whether the sap runs or not, but still you find yourself checking the weather obsessively. A couple degrees can mean … Continue reading

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Seven days strong

At Two Dog Farm, spring has made its presence known. Snow remains in sparse piles and islands, but earth has re-emerged from beneath the white blanket. In place of the still silenceĀ  of the cold pre-dawn darkness, the early morning … Continue reading

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How sweet it is!

Sugaring at Two Dog Farm has so far been a success. Hopefully we have a lot more sap to boil, but we’ll just have to see what mother nature offers. We’d like to take a post to give thanks where … Continue reading

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Got Syrup?

So for all my talk about warm weather I was a bit early. In place of the warm-up I was hoping for we got a week of sub-zero cold. The cold lasted until two days ago when the thermometers pushed … Continue reading

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starting the first seedlings of the year

According to the calendar, it was time to start the first seedlings, but the day dawned snowy and blustery. We are trying to minimize our use of fossil fuels to heat our greenhouse this year (attempting for zero gallons, like … Continue reading

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Accepting applications for full season internship until March 15

Two Dog Farm is currently looking for one agricultural intern to help with all aspects of our farming operation. We are committed to providing an educational experience. We offer housing, basic board, and a stipend. Some weekend and evening hours … Continue reading

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