In keeping with the mood of the season, I was not surprised to step outside and find this 5-inch praying mantis feasting on a banded woolly bear caterpillar. It didn't even look up, it just kept eating..like a zombie. I wonder if the mantis slowed down enough to detect whether a long or short winter was … [Read more...]
Archives for October 2016
It is TIME to Order Your Turkey!
Thanksgiving comes but once a year and we have the goods. Well, we are supplying the goods to our market, Brick Farm Market. Pasture-raised heritage breed turkeys. Never given antibiotics or hormones, these birds are out in the fields every day picking through grasses and soil for greens, seeds, insects and … [Read more...]
Farm-to-School Day at Hopewell Elementary
Our annual trip up the road to Hopewell Elementary for farm-to-school day is a highlight! We love the opportunity to talk to the kids about the farming that happens a mile away at Double Brook. The kids love the hay ride with a professional at the wheel. It looks like Principal Friedrich is taking some … [Read more...]