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.


End of Year

Posted 12/26/14 by admin

Essex Farm Note

Week 52, 2014


What a warm close to the year. Last year at Christmas, we were dealing with frozen pipes and frost-bitten ears. This year, our neighbor Ron brought us some oyster mushrooms that sprouted up on his woodpile, and at our house, we went the whole of Christmas day without lighting a fire in the woodstove. Today, we worked outside without...

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