Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sugar Mountain In the News

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Jill of Blackie with Newborn PigletsThe other day Sugar Mountain Farm was mentioned briefly in an article on the front page of the New York Times about localvores. We don’t get the paper so we only found out about it … Continue reading

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Ivory Tusks

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Boar TusksThe upper tusk is from Basa, one of our boars. He was thirty months old, that is to say two and a half years old. His tusks were six inches long. The top tusk in the photo is broken, … Continue reading

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Clouds after the Storm

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Clouds after the StormWe’ve been having a lot of good growing weather. Rain plus lots of sun. The fields which looked so barren in early May are high with grasses and piglets are playing out in the brush. Yesterday we … Continue reading

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Rocket Wagon

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Ben and his Rocket WagonThere are lots of fun things to do down steep driveways. The whey driveway that lets Dennis make his daily deliveries for our pigs of goat whey from Vermont Butter and Cheese is great for sledding … Continue reading

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RuralVermont Surveys

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A special message from Amy at RuralVermont.org: Take Rural Vermont’s Consumer Survey!If you are an eater in Vermont, please take our Consumer Survey and tell us about what is important to you, what Vermont products you are purchasing, where you’re … Continue reading

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Laundry Loader

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Laundry LoaderAnother light weight post… A creative use of a backhoe. This is on the Brook Road between Orange and Plainfield, Vermont. It’s been parked there so long that I suspect the machine may have ‘issues’. It’s good to see … Continue reading

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