Month: March 2010

Bloodroot, Toads and Ospreys: Spring Rushes In!

By Derek Stoner, Family Program Coordinator Like a runaway train, Spring keeps barreling down the tracks of nature, delivering cargo with speed and determination.  One day the ground is bare, and the next day there are flowers— or other natural delights.  On Monday morning, the beautiful white flowers of Bloodroot burst open by the entrance to Ashland …

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In like a Lion…out with LAMBS…and PIGLETS!

By Michele Wales, Farm Program Coordinator March has been one busy month at Coverdale Farm.  Monday, March 22nd was a record breaking day for Jim Wolfer, Coverdale Farm Steward, and me as we welcomed twin Dorset/Suffolk “salt & pepper” lambs and a litter of Berkshire piglets.  As the milking machine was humming around 4:00 PM …

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