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Christmas Blizzard 2010

Outside: Inside: Related posts: Christmas Eve at the Ranch 2010 Christmas Dinner at the Farm 2010: Tamales, Hibiscus Margies, Baba Au Rhum BDoF: The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Prepping for Christmas Dinner

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Calm Before the Storm

On Sunday morning after Christmas, we went to a yoga class, and were planning to set a record by going to the lake four days in a row. But the snow started falling. And it wouldn’t stop for 24 hours. […]

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Planting Bulbs at SCF

We’ve been living on the farm for 8 1/2 years now, but this is the first fall we’ve gotten it together in time to plant bulbs for spring. A couple weeks back, I did the orchard: tulips, hyacinth, crocus. Today, […]

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The Farm’s First Pear Harvest

We finally got a harvest from our Anjou pear tree. We planted it at least four years — four years! maybe five! — ago. How exciting! Related posts: A Tree Comes Down in Nyack The Sour Cherry Harvest Sunday at […]

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Supper in the Orchard

A family get-together in the orchard, with the Ranchers, Grandmom, Boo, Sarah and the girls. We had a cornucopia of supper vegetables and a grilled pork chop on top: Related posts: Summer Supper in the Orchard at the Farm Supper […]

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Our Best Apricot Harvest — Ever

We got 16 in this round of harvesting, but we also snuck a few in before that, so I’d say we had close to 25. Aren’t they gorgeous! Related posts: Homegrown Strawberries and a Carrot Harvest The Sour Cherry Harvest […]

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Visiting a Fantastic Garden in Bedford Hills

Our Open Days visit to Phyllis Warden’s spectacular garden in Bedford. Woodlands, a potager, a croquet court, wetlands… it’s all here, and all gorgeous. Here’s our tour: Related posts: Open Days: Rocky Hills in Chappaqua Farm and Fowl; Supper in […]

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The Sour Cherry Harvest

We harvested 94 cherries this year. We think next year is going to be the breakout year. If we can just hold on! A video of the harvest: Related posts: Dinner from the Harvest at Sour Cherry Farm How to […]

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Update on the Progress in the Fields

Memorial Day weekend and the peonies are at their prime. The garden is really growing now. Come take a look! Related posts: Reporting in on the Progress in the Fields Progress in the Orchards A Tree Comes Down in Nyack

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More Berries for the Farm

Each year the Farm’s crops grow. This year, we’re adding blackberries to our repertoire. Related posts: The Great Nyack House Tour Spring at the Farm: Asparagus, Apples and Sour Cherries Welcome to the New Sour Cherry Farm Farm and Fowl; […]

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Progress in the Orchards

The apples are blossoming, the cherries are forming and the apricots are looking great. Here’s a look: Related posts: Spring at the Farm: Asparagus, Apples and Sour Cherries