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.

 

Solstice

Posted 06/19/16 by admin

[caption id="attachment_1866" align="aligncenter" width="584"]IMG_9583 The Egg Department, off to work at sunrise.[/caption]

Essex Farm Note


Week 25, 2016

Here we are at the solstice, and doesn’t it feel like it? The forecast calls for clear weather until Monday, and it has been clear all week, so we, like every other farmer in the region, are maniacally making hay. We have 300 large round bales of grass hay down now, and about half of it baled. I love these long...

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