Coverdale Farm Preserve

Broiler Chickens at Coverdale Farm

Raising Broiler Chickens at Coverdale Farm Preserve By Dan O’Brien, Community Supported Agriculture Farmer, Coverdale Farm Preserve This season, the farmers at Coverdale Farm Preserve are trying something new. Farm Director Michele Wales and Community Supported Agriculture Farmer Dan O’Brien have started a small pilot program of raising broiler chickens for our farm-meat chicken production. These …

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Coverdale Farm Preserve Meadow Restoration

By Joe Sebastiani, Ashland Nature Center Manager, and Dave Pro, Ashland Property Steward The Delaware Nature Society is in the process of converting some of the Coverdale Farm Preserve grassland areas from cool-season, exotic agricultural grasses to native warm-season grasses and wildflowers.  The process takes years, but is well worth the wait.  Our goal is …

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Piglets-a-Plenty at Coverdale Farm

By Dan O’Brien, Community Supported Agriculture Farmer: Spring is officially here in Delaware! At Coverdale Farm Preserve on the first day of spring we welcomed five new porcine pals to our ever-growing farm family. Between 5:00pm – 10:00pm on March 20th our black-spotted sow, a heritage cross-breed of Gloucestershire Old Spot and Tamworth, delivered a …

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