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Enter To Win – Champlain Valley Fair Berdas Bacon

Welcome to Sugar Mountain Farm! Thank you for stopping by the Berdas booth where they sell our famous Sugar Mountain Farm uncured maple bacon made with real Vermont Maple Syrup right here on Sugar Mountain in West Topsham, Vermont! We … Continue reading

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Free Meat – VT State House Lawn 10/4/2017

Free Meat on the Vermont State House Lawn! On Wednesday, October 4th we’ll be giving away free meat on the Vermont state house lawn. The Agency of Agriculture is having a fair to show off local food producers and we’ll … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Arrival at New Loading Dock

New loading dock’s first use This spring Ben and I built a new granite unloading dock for the farm. It allows a tractor trailer truck to backup to a stone slab wall out by the gate. Then I can easily … Continue reading

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Carcass Yield

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Deboning with my third hand… Kinsley asked on What is a Half Pig Share: If a pigs live weight is 800 lb is there a way to estimate the hanging weight? Yes. Based on a lot thousands of pigs over … Continue reading

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Pot Bellied Pet Pig Problems

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Antique Hand Pumped Fire Engine Spotted on the Highway In comments on the Home page someone asked: hi my name is Roxanne I have a 6 month old pot bellshe is not fix I’m trying to find her a for … Continue reading

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Vermont Kickstarter Backers All Contacted

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This year and part of last year since we opened the butcher shop at Sugar Mountain Farm I’ve been filling the CSA Pre-Buys and Kickstarter pre-orders that help with funding the construction of the butcher shop. I have now finished … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Sentences & Altruism

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Katya Reading Local Newspaper The dogs generally don’t string more than two words together but occasionally they’ll go further. Katya and Remus tend to be at the vanguard of complexity. This afternoon Katya used a mix of sign and vocals … Continue reading

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War Pigs

Put your cursor over the picture… Someone saw a picture of Archimedes opening his mouth and then on a discussion group about war theory asked why not war pigs? That generated some interesting comments which my spiders picked up and … Continue reading

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Dog Names

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Kavi on Snow Dogs use names. They know their own name. They know each other’s names as I use them and they have names for each other that are used by all of the pack. They even have a name … Continue reading

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Vice-Speaker For The Dogs

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Hanno At Rest Hanno did something interesting and new today. For I along time I’ve called Katya “Speaker for the Dogs” because she is very communicative using both verbal and signs. Often she has translated for other dogs, letting me … Continue reading

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