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It is not uncommon that people tell me they would like to read poetry, but they just don’t understand it. Or they would like to read poetry, but they don’t know whom to read, or where to find the good stuff.  To that end (and because we have a longstanding love of the form), I […]

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Things to remember for next years Spring and Summer planting. The Golden rule: thin more, seed less. I need a better Tomato trellis system, the post and cord method was fine but not great, I will try to make some cages, which is my favorite method but costly, I will also try a post and […]

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This is the busiest time of year for us here at the Soup but that’s the way we like it. I say we but really it is my team that is carrying all the weight for me as I try to get this farm thing off the ground. I am proud to say that I […]

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A week from Thanksgiving and where have we landed thus far? The three pigs (Wilma, Betty and Blossom Dearie) are fattening nicely in the lower pasture on organic feed from local grain carrier Countryside Organics. They were too small for the elaborate electric fencing I had set up for them originally so I have them […]

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It will be difficult to explain what has been keeping me busy for the last couple of months. First some updates on Rev Soup. Corner store manager John Reynolds has stepped up to take on General Management for both stores now. It is a lot of work but John has been with us for 3 […]

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This blog is dedicated to the goings on of Rev Soup Farm. It will be a while before I have much to tell as I am still just beginning. Currently, however, we are working with Timbercreek Farm who is custom raising an Angus cow for Rev Soup. Though not on my property, I have spent […]

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For the last ten years or so I have been a bit of a meat enthusiast. Not that I was ever opposed to meat, I have always enjoyed it but in these last few years I have looked at meat differently, I have spent a lot of time working with it and considering it and […]

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Lisa and I have just purchased a beautiful little farm house on 5 acres of land in Esmont. This is where we have decided to dig in and give small scale farming a go. It has been a long time dream of ours and frankly we just couldn’t wait anymore. I just hope we don’t […]

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