We’re Open & Here’s the Big News!
Spring is well underway here on the farm. Warmer longer days burst forth with new life, and signs of new beginnings on display everywhere. The same is true for Loren and me as we embark on a new adventure for the farm.
Winter at the Farm
As the long dark days of winter come to a close some people may think we’re kicking back and taking it easy this time of year. While it’s true winter is not as crazy as the rest of the year, there’s still plenty to keep us busy.
Culinary & Traditional Medicinal Herbs
On the advice of several customers and the young man who delivers our firewood, we’ve broadened our selection of herbs. We chose a sundrenched area with accessible water in the southwest section of our front-row garden and Loren built nine raised beds.
It’s a Parade!
Saturday, July 9th, our family represented our farm in the annual Sultan Shindig Parade. Our talented son Ben & daughter-in-law, Amanda, built and painted the float towed behind the tractor, featuring produce we grow here at Silver Maple Farm. Our lovely...
The Bees Are Coming, The Bees Are Coming!!!
Make way for the pollinators! As we seek to expand Silver Maple Farm it only seemed natural to add bees. It’s a well-known fact that hosting bee hives on your farm will increase your harvest. Even when we lived on a postage-stamped sized lot in town we raised mason...
Soon after we installed our 20×24’ greenhouse in January of 2021, we realized the size didn’t match our vision for Silver Maple Farm. So, this winter we installed a gothic style 24×60’ greenhouse.