Yes, we make a lot of milk and turn that milk into cheese. We also raise cows and pigs for meat, did you know? We don't always have a large supply of meat, but our meat is very tasty and very high quality. Our beef are grass-fed and our pigs eat the whey that is a by-product … [Read more...] about Meat for sale!
In the past, we have struggled with a bacteria called pseudomonas that likes to live on the Tobasi (it is not unhealthy, but rather it causes off-flavors). We have had it under control for over a year, but last week Jenna and Cara identified some in the Tobasi room. When there … [Read more...] about The pseudomonas battle….
Last week I attended the National Young Farmers conference at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture where I led a workshop about dairy processing. In the workshop I spoke about the various benefits and challenges about producing different value-added dairy products. … [Read more...] about The National Young Farmers Conference
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!