Posted 02/17/17 by admin
Essex Farm Note
Week 7, 2017
Spring comes slowly, and then all at once. We have a thick blanket of new snow on the ground, and yet right now there are chicks chirping next to the woodstove, Mary Lake will be here to shear the ewes in less than two weeks, and we are watching the forecast in earnest, to decide which day to tap the sugar maples.
Late-winter snow is not kind to wild things. Trudging...