Spring 2024

Hello from Hollyhock Farm! It’s been a while since the farm has posted an update. We’re already well into spring and lots of things are happening! Plant Starts: The new project for this season has been adding a plant starts operation. I’ve done tomato starts the last few years–mostly for my own use in the…

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Hello everyone! The season of Advent is upon us, and we’re looking forward to our winter rest. Sadly, our farm shop is sold out due to our being unable to have our sheep processed at a USDA processor. We had three appointments set up between last June and this Monday, and all of them were…

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Hollyhock Farm News

Happy Summer! How does one eat locally year-round? By taking advantage of the summer bounty and storing it away for the year! We’ve been loading up on blueberries these past couple weeks – this year is a good one for berries, and our freezer is filling up. I am looking forward to the blueberries we…

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Greetings friends: Summer is almost upon us! Spring flew by for me. We have been busy preparing for growing season. Yesterday we harvested our first offerings of our salad mix and radishes. It looks like we’ll have another bountiful year in the market garden! Spring is always the season of starvation, when the foods harvested…

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When you have food with high nutritional value, you will know because you will find yourself thinking back on that thing that you ate – whether it is a dense kale or a pork chop…and your body will want more! I often have this happen to me when we’re at peak salad season or after…

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Hollyhock Farm

Welcome to fall!  We have choices for you when it comes to special holiday meats! Come check out our weekend farm shop – open until Thanksgiving, Saturdays and Sundays 8AM-5PM. -Lamb roasts ($16/lb), lamb shanks ($12/lb) -Whole turkey (sizes between 14 and 18lbs) ($9/lb) – As of 10/22 we still have 30 available. -Whole goose,…

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Fall greetings to you! As some of you may know, we raise geese on our farm for meat. I have tried for the last few years to roast the perfect goose, because I find that I am very attracted to goose as a poultry option for our family’s pasture raised meat needs. Geese can put…

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Hollyhock Farm

Greetings friends! It’s Fall! It’s harvest time! Clean out your freezer and make room for your local Thanksgiving turkey! We’re excited to have seventy available this year. We are selling them fresh this weekend and next weekend – and they go fast. Last year we sold out by the first week of October. This year…

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From the Farm

  Happy summer!  Do you want to hear the Sad Farm Story? The spring was long and cold, and we had some major rain in June which has delayed our already short growing season. In addition our sheep herd has suffered a terrible hoof virus that we’ve been working to control. On top of that…

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From the Farm

Happy April! Our new farm shop is open and looking great! In addition to the farm shop we have a picnic table and area for customers to visit our geese, market garden, and our boy sheep (Ramsy) and goat (Sebastian). Once you are parked in the parking area the geese are in the pen immediately to…

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