The Cricket Creek Farm Store is now full of locally made and farm/food related gift items. We just got in this big shipment of books on a wide range of farm and food related topics. We also have pottery made by myself (butter keeper and pitcher below) and local artist and … [Read more...] about Farm Store full of gift items…
Before coming to Cricket Creek Farm, Matthew and I worked at Mandala Farm in Maine. Mandala is a horse-powered farm; they use horses to cultivate 3 acres of vegetables. The horses do all of the plowing, discing, manure spreading, etc. They also have a breeding and training … [Read more...] about another addition to the farm family – Janelle the horse!
Last Sunday I taught a fun cheese making workshop on the farm. The class was a bit overbooked, 15 people instead of the usual 10. It was a great group though - lots of good questions, enthusiasm, and energy! We made Maggies Round and I led the group through the entire … [Read more...] about Cheese making workshop a success at the farm!
This is Topaz, our new breeding bull. His breed is mostly milking Devon, but also has some Jersey and New Zealand Friesian in him. He is 11 months old, and comes from Dharma Lea Farm in Sharon Springs, NY. Those of you who have been following our newsletter and facebook posts … [Read more...] about Topaz has arrived!
Have you tried the shortbread? This work of art is a delicious shortbread made here by Jamie Ott at the bakery at Cricket Creek Farm. It is delicate, sweet, rich, and gorgeous. Perfect for treating yourself or a lovely gift. Note that Christmas bakery order … [Read more...] about Gorgeous Shortbread