Bee care and the Common Ground Fair

We checked the hives on this gorgeous last day of September.  One of the workshops we attended at the Common Ground Fair last Saturday was on “Keeping Your Hive Alive in Winter.” It was an hour-long checklist of our shortcomings as beekeepers. The expert, Lincoln Sennett from Swan’s Honey in Albion, Maine, said that a... Continue Reading →

Brooksville Farmers’ Market

This morning we drove to the Brooksville Farmers' Market. In a misty rain we went first to a man playing a guitar at the Poland Family Farm stand, as he waited for customers. We bought eight ears of Tuxedo corn, a variety new to us. We will eat it tonight but the farmer tells us... Continue Reading →

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