Tag: goats

  • New Year 2019

    The bowl is full. Not just halfway filled, either. After a New Year’s Eve drenching, the old quarry, its drainage channels and Cranberry Run are Lake Quarry Farm. Up above along the ridges, there are enough puddles that the geese haven’t the need to wander down the paths to take a swim in the pool. […]

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  • Buddy meets a girl

    Buddy meets a girl

    The oaks, the last trees to lose their leaves in fall, were down to just a few spots of brittle color when we first learned of Lucy. A family in southwest Indiana sent out a distress signal that life had thrown them a curve, making it necessary for them to rehome a small flock of […]

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  • You’re The Great Pumpkin, Dave Hilty

    You’re The Great Pumpkin, Dave Hilty

    There’s a story that makes the rounds every autumn on farms and in fields, and especially here on The Quarry Farm, about the generosity and beneficence of The Great Pumpkin, who rises from the pumpkin patch some time during the month of October and gifts all the good chickens and ducks and donkeys, turkeys and […]

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  • In the Storm

    Things here at the Quarry Farm are as they are everywhere else it seems. We’re cold, we’re trying to keep warm, and we’re trying to keep everyone else warm. The drifts at the start of the drive are at least four feet deep and the wind persists in howling. The auxiliary heat in the house […]

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  • The Quarry Farm Fall 2013 Newsletter

    Although predictions cast doubt on fall color in the Midwest, The Quarry Farm summer was brilliant. Fall is pretty fantastic, too. Check out the latest newsletter by clicking on the cover imaged here.

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