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Sugar Mountain Farm in 1939

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1939 Arial Photo of Our Valley Our farm was first settled in 1777. The house was initially a log cabin that was probably sited where it was due to the excellent spring just uphill that was exposed when the settlers … Continue reading

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Field of Marshmallows

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White Marshmallow Flower (Althaea officinalis) You may not realize it but those little sugary confectionaries that you roast on a stick start out as flowers like this which grow in our pastures. Some are pink and some are white. The … Continue reading

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Pup-Pup Arrival

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Pup-Pup and Hanno at Upper Pond Picnic Area Today I got a new puppy! This has been in the works for a long time. I wanted to get a new female to join our pack as a breeder to keep … Continue reading

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Sap House Spring

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Sap House Spring One of the big factors in picking the land for our farm was water. I wanted to be at the top of the water shed so I was not receiving pollution from some source further up and … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Panorama Spring 2016

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Upper Pond Panorama Click for Big Picture By mid-day the snow is pretty much gone although we may still get another half inch to two inches each night this time of year. It’s good sugaring weather. Cold nights and warm … Continue reading

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Calendar 2016

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2016 Calendar Front Cover Pigs on Pasture at Sugar Mountain Farm It’s a new year and a new calendar time! The image above is the front cover of our latest creation. Calendars are a wonderful pictorial tour of life in … Continue reading

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Kayak Fun

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Will and Kimsa Kayaking on Upper Pond Life is not all hard work on the farm. Our upper pond is a great place to cool off and play. The reservoir is our storage basin to make sure we can get … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Fountain

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Hope Adjusting Fountain at Upper Pond The upper pond is our main reservoir for water to the livestock and is fed by several springs across the mountain both nearby and distant via black plastic water line.

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First Bonfire of 2015

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First Bonfire of 2015 We eat out a lot. Sometimes even in the winter. We have a permanent fire ring of stones by the upper pond which is surrounded by a fire break of the pond, beach sand and driveway … Continue reading

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Siberian Tiger Swimming

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Siberian Tiger Swim Click for Big Picture As is tradition, our mermaid went for a swim long before ice out on the upper pond.

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