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Buttons and Pins

Several months ago I said that I was going to make buttons. At long last, thanks to the dark and cold of January, I have made good on it.  Yes, the Button Baron of Epsom am I.  Here’s one pic, … Continue reading

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Spirit Family Reunion

McClary Hill Farm and Clam Larry Productions announce our first show on the farm!!!!  Spirit Family Reunion will be here on Monday night, December 3rd. Doors open at 6:00PM. General admission. Send me an email if you want to reserve … Continue reading

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Clam Larry

The letters from the new signs were piled up in front of me.  I started rearranging them. I may start answering the phone this way… Clam Larry Farm.  Your bivalve specialists. Gotta go wrangle them clams.  

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Social Entrepreneur

I’m not often given to kind of long, random, inspirational pieces, but this one I like.  So here it is. How To Be a Social EnTrepreneur  Go Mach II with Your Hair on fire! Find something you love to do… … Continue reading

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Go Organic!

Great news from a reputable source, the Union of Concerned Scientists.   http://blog.ucsusa.org/crop-rotation-generates-profits-without-pollution-or-what-agribusiness-doesnt-want-you-to-know/

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Mama’s Famous Chicken

Alice’s daughter Fiona calls this “Mama’s Famous Chicken,” but Alice insists that all credit for original authorship of the recipe goes to the great Marcella Hazan, from Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. Alice has modified it only slightly.   Whole … Continue reading

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The Waxing Crescent and the Thistle

Some things take time. The name of the farm — McClary Hill — came early and easily enough, back in the days when I moonlighted as a farmer.  Since then, I’ve pondered the appropriate logo — that simple rendering of … Continue reading

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Spuds

Most potatoes are clones. You plant seed potato, and get precisely the same variety you planted. Plant Russet seed potato, you get Russets. All well and good, but where’s the adventure in that? It takes two years or two generations, … Continue reading

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Monarchs

The patch of milkweed stands since I scratched “mow backyard” off my list.  “Good for the monarchs,” I told myself  — one of my better rationalized bits of sloth. Through July and August the weeds grew from edible shoots into … Continue reading

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Burger!

Grass fed, Jersey-burger in the farmstand.  Ready for pickup on Saturday the 15th. $ 6.50 per pound in 1.5 pound sleeves. This is good stuff!

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