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June Survey Poll Winner!

Mossy Brick But Not Mick Jagger We have a winner for the June Poll. A big hand for Walker S. of Burlington, Vermont who has won a delicious box of pork from Sugar Mountain Farm! I’ll be putting up a … Continue reading

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Sugar Mountain Farm in 1939

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1939 Arial Photo of Our Valley Our farm was first settled in 1777. The house was initially a log cabin that was probably sited where it was due to the excellent spring just uphill that was exposed when the settlers … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage Road 2016

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Fall Foliage on Riddle Pond Road at Sugar Mountain Farm

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Marsh Field Fall Foliage 2016

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Marsh Field Panorama Click for Big Picture Another beautiful day in Vermont

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Fall Foliage Panorama 2016

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Fall Foliage across Marsh Field at Sugar Mountain Farm Click for Big Picture The trees are at peak colors in the central mountains of Vermont near Montpelier as shown by the view I see each day. Spectacular!

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Last Snow Storm of Winter

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Late April Snow Storm We got six inches of snow on April 26th. This isn’t the latest snowfall we’ve ever had and we can’t really count on gardening weather with no chance of frost until… maybe August. But I am … Continue reading

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Off the Charts at -90°F and Colder than Hell

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We fell off the wind chill chart… Someone wrote me asking about the temperatures last night here in Vermont. It was -34.2°F on Sugar Mountain. The 70 mph winds were the real killer giving a windchill of about -90°F. This … Continue reading

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Skin & Bones – Eating the Rest of the Pig

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Skin & Bones – The Rest of the Pig There is more to the pig than just the classic cuts of pork chops, hams, bacon and ribs. There are also good eating in the oddments such as skin which can … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Cutting 2015

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Ben’s Face Perhaps using his teeth like a beaver to cut down the spruce tree was not such a good idea after all. The sap sticks to your tongue and lips. Not as nice as spearmint…

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Be Polite

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Take Turns – Sign on Vermont Highway Sometimes you wonder if we’re still in kindergarden…

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