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Posted 1/31/2013 7:08pm by Heather Skorinko.

There is very little down time on the farm.  Not only are the sheep and goats still lambing/kidding, this is a busy time for meetings.  The Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Conference was this week.  It can be exhausting.  Each session is 20-40 minutes of intense information, in a very condensed version.  Add to that the drive to and back from Hershey for three days.  Fortunately this year my volunteer was able to feed the livestock so it was a bit better.  Sometimes, though, I get a bit discouraged.  The agricultural industry is being inundated by more and more regulations and it can seem overwhelming.  But I think of how much I love being a good steward of the land and my wonderful customers and it raises my spirits.  Thank you.

Posted 1/22/2013 9:02pm by Heather Skorinko.

With the cold weather upon us I start to think of cooking.  I went to a Farmer's Pot Luck last week and had to come up with a dish, FAST.  Trying to use what I had, I dove into my rather large selection of cookbooks, looking for something different.  I took out my pamphlet on how to cook cracked wheat bulgur and found a chili recipe.  It is a basic recipe that you can play with, easy to make, and rather quick.  Check it out.  

Posted 11/29/2012 3:34pm by Heather Skorinko.
With the cold weather upon us, don't forget our wool blankets and sweaters make great holiday gifts.  We also have wool hats, sweaters, and Christmas stockings.  Need a stocking stuffer?  How about our fruit butters.  We are open Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 5pm.
Posted 11/14/2012 4:09pm by Heather Skorinko.

As our flock has been closed for about 20 years, it became time to introduce new blood into our flock.  I contacted Lane's End Farm in Jersey Shore, Pa and decided to buy our new ram from Jan.  Sunday I made the road trip up and back with the new guy.  Isn't he handsome?  Check out the pictures and then check out Facebook for the "name the new guy" contest.  Winner will receive either a $5.00 gift certificate or a free jar of fruit butter.

Posted 10/29/2012 10:09am by Heather Skorinko.

Well, we are as prepared as we are able.  Storm preparedness on the farm is very different yet the same.  We have to make sure we have food, water, and working generators in case the power goes out.  But we also have to think about the farm buildings and, of course, the livestock.  All of our water supplies require electricity, that is, the wells and the pumps that run the cistern water.  We must make sure the animals can get indoors, and have access to food and water if we can't get to them right away.  A lot of the preparatory work had to been done before winter arrived, but Sandy just pushed us ahead of schedual.  Stay dry!

Posted 10/22/2012 7:43pm by Heather Skorinko.

We will be starting our winter hours this week.  The farm stand will be open Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 5pm.

Posted 10/10/2012 2:29pm by Heather Skorinko.
Sorry for the short notice.  We are going to have the sheep shearers here this Saturday.  They usually start around 8 am and work until around 4pm.  Come see how the sheep get their "hair cuts".
Posted 9/28/2012 9:57am by Heather Skorinko.

Don't forget about the Lehigh Valley Harvest event this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.,

7200 Suter Road, Coopersburg, PA.  18036.  Tickets are $30 at the door or purchase on line at www.BuyLocalGreaterLehighValley.org.  Say hi to my daughter who will be displaying and selling our woolen goods.

Posted 9/6/2012 4:03pm by Heather Skorinko.
On Labor Day we made some saurkraut.  We hope to be making more on Sunday, Sept. 9th in the afternoon, after the Navy Seal Benefit Challenge.  Stop on by if you are curious about how we make it.  While the recipe is not exact, the technique is tried and true.
Posted 9/3/2012 10:26pm by Heather Skorinko.

Hope all of you had a safe, dry, happy Labor Day Weekend.  We celebrated by making saurkraut with our cabbage!

2018 SeasonJune 2nd, 2018

Everything is off to a slow start through out the agricultural industry in PA.  We are no different but with the warm weather we will catch up quickly.  We should have some strawberries soon

Local HoneyApril 12th, 2018

Mr Monjack, our local source for honey, has retired.  We have searching for a new local source and have located one.  We should have local honey this weekend. Heather

Ah-Ha! Arts Management Mother's Day Sale on 5/6/2018April 10th, 2018

We will be at the Ah-Ha! Arts Management Mother's Day Pop up shop.  It will run May 5 & 6, 2018 at the Macungie Memorial Hall, 50 Poplar St., Macungie, PA.  The hours will be 10am-5pm.