Essex Farm is a 500 acre draft horse-powered farm that produces a full diet for 200 people. The Dirty Life is Kristin's memoir about the farm's startup year.

 

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Posted 08/29/14 by admin

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Essex Farm Note


Week 35, 2014

This is a fat time of the year. The hens, in a new pasture today, are hunting through tall and fragrant clover for the crickets and grasshoppers that pop up in a cloud whenever you take a step these days. The hens are uncharacteristically still, half buried in grass, until they dart their beaks forward and spear a fat...

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