Tag Archives: tractors

Tractor Work

It often surprises people to learn that there really is farm work to be done in the winter. Equipment repair and maintenance are things that are often left for the winter months. For example, I just spent the last few … Continue reading

| Tagged | Leave a comment

Tractor Dreams, part 3

This summer, whenever the hydraulics stopped working on the Cub, we just filled ‘er up with more. Seemed odd that so much oil kept spilling out of the oil filler; odder yet that the Cub never seemed low on oil, … Continue reading

Posted in Brookwood Community Farm | Tagged | Leave a comment

Road Trip

Liz and I took a little road trip this Wednesday. First stop was Berlin, MA to meet Charlie at Village Power and Equipment. Charlie is the man to go to if you’re in the market for used farm equipment, or … Continue reading

Posted in Picadilly Farm, Winter CSA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tomatoes galore!

We’re been harvesting tomatoes from the second planting for a few weeks. Striped Germans, Japanese black trifele, rose de Berne, jubilee, Nebraska wedding, garden peach, Pruden’s purple, jet star and pink beauty tomatoes varieties are in abundance. Paste tomatoes from … Continue reading

| Tagged | Leave a comment

Tractor Dreams

We’ve been doing a lot of hoeing lately – fifteen hundred bed feet last Wednesday! I got the hoes sharpened on Thursday. My mechanic gets them razor sharp in exchange for lettuce! He deduced that I’m growing vegetables on the … Continue reading

| Tagged | Leave a comment