Author Archives: Joan Falcao

Where there’s a will…

OK, round two! This calf, with her mom’s cooperation, has figured out how to nurse through the corral panels. It’s a little complicated, since the calf has to turn her head sidewards to get it through the horizontal bars. So … Continue reading

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2-strand electrical fencing on a pigtail budget

This winter, with all the dry (electrically insulating) snow we have had in Vermont, our attempts to wean 9-month-old calves were thwarted by those who were willing to take a weak hit from the single-strand polywire, in order to continue … Continue reading

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Lake Champlain Islands Farm & Food Festival

Download in PDF format. Save the date — Sunday, August 30th, 3:00PM-6:00PM —  for our third annual festival.  This year we have so much more to celebrate, with our many partners and sponsors and an expanded program!  In addition to the … Continue reading

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Encore! August 8 Burger Night!!!

The Accidental Farmer, once again will be hosting his popular Burger Night at Health Hero Farm.  Friday, August 7, 5pm to 8pm.  RAIN OR SHINE.  Inclement weather moves the event indoors, into the 1820’s classic bank barn.

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Winter CSA begins!

Here we go! Welcome to all of you who are going on this journey with us with local, organic food ALL YEAR LONG! Congratulations to you for making such a commitment. It means an awful lot to us! We finally … Continue reading

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Summer CSA has bountiful finale!

It’s not too late to extend your local-eating season. If you’re interested in staying with the CSA beyond October, we have several options available including vegetables and fruits only. Click HERE for more information. If you need extra produce to … Continue reading

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Another month of healthy food

It’s not too late to extend your local-eating season. If you’re interested in staying with the CSA beyond October, we have several options available including vegetables and fruits only. Click HERE for more information. Week 13, August 22, newsletter — … Continue reading

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Four more weeks of healthy food

Week 9, July 25, newsletter — Blue Thumb Farm joins us as a supplier of blueberries! Read the newsletter for the grazing scoop and garden updates. Week 10, August 1, newsletter — Blue Thumb farm is now supplying flower bouquets … Continue reading

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CSA rolls forward

Week 6, July 3, newsletter adds excitement with cilantro, lamb, yellow squash, and apple cider. Week 7, July 11, newsletter includes raspberries, value-added apple products, and zucchini. We have news about the Children’s garden, using straw bale raised beds and … Continue reading

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Fifth week CSA

The fifth week’s CSA products are lettuce mix, baby bok choy, swiss chard, cucumbers, garlic scapes, sugar snap peas (yay!), basil, mixed vegetable, small lettuce heads, herbs, small fruit. Add ons are grass-fed beef, ground sausage, chicken and eggs, cheese … Continue reading

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