Farm Journal 4/2/2023


DELIVERY! (for the next 6 weeks) – no delivery on 

3/27 – see you on 4/3/23

Where to find us:

The Farm: Wednesday 3 – 7 pm. For pre-orders only. Park at the top of the hill, come to the patio at the house and you’ll see your order waiting for you. Check the white cooler for any meat orders.


Northside: Monday 12 – 12:15 pm – meet up across the street from Mayfly Market (Arch St)

East End: Monday 4 – 4:15 pm. Fireman Creative Office (the Engine House No 16 on Penn Ave.): pull onto sidewalk along Lang and look for “Police Officer Entrance” door and look in the red cooler.

Order your Easter Hams now – as there’s only one more city delivery (4/3/23) and one more farm pick up until Easter Sunday!

Shop now to order eggs and meats!

Little Homesteaders is Back!

Click on the link above to find out more about “Saturdays on the Farm” and our two weeks of “Farm Camp.”

Registration link for the two weeks of Farm Camp is here:

July 10th to July 14th

July 31st to August 4th

Click here to register for “Saturdays on the Farm

Farm Notes – by Jen

Greg took an online course on Pond Management over the winter and was able to acquire a permit from the Fish and Game Commission to add some fish to our pond to help with the algae growth and possibly help clear up the water. The Hilltop Fish Hatchery had just opened this past weekend – so we took the opportunity to do a homeschool field trip and learn about what it takes to raise different kinds of fish in a hatchery. We had lots of fun!

The girls and I headed north to Cory, PA on April 1. We were so lucky to have skirted the storms that rolled through, and it seems that the storm preceded us everywhere we went. Even the hatchery was running on a generator when we got there.

The fish were sent home with us in big baggies with water and air, and zip tied closed. They could last 4 hours in those bags. Well…. the ride back to the farm was an adventure, as trees were down everywhere! Lots of detours to get home. We just made it home in under 4 hours (normally a 2 hour drive!). We acclimated the fish to the pond temperature and then released them into their new habitat.

It will be interesting to see what happens throughout the summer. Will the pond clear up? I’ll keep you posted!

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