Agriculture, Art, and Community
Welcome to our 10th season!
Apples: The early April warmth coaxed the apple buds to open and then the mid April cold froze the buds. Sadly, we don't have enough apples for Pick-Your-Own this year.
However, Pick-Your-Own raspberry picking has begun: Wednesday through Sunday 11AM - 5PM until they are all gone. Stop by our self-pay farm stand, grab a container, and pick away. In a rush? No problem! We will also have pre-picked pints in our fridge.
The farmstand is open and we have potatoes, kale, tomatoes, eggplant, squash, garlic and other vegetables.
Our BIG NEWS is that our Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit is has been expanded to include a new trail and we welcome this year many new and wonderful sculptors.
Thank you to all of our customers! We know you are as disappointed that we don't have apples — as we are! But we hope you will support the farm by visiting the sculpture exhibit, picking raspberries, and attending our fall events!
Our first event will be on Sunday, September 4, 2016 — A performance of Walt Whitman's poetry and stories of his life.
Linda and Blase, Your Farmers
POEM OF THE MONTH
When the Answer Is Touch
by Terry House
The next time
You are stumped –
The four fingers
Of one hand held up,
Your waiting thumb
Slumped across your palm,
The worrisome itch
And the rush of ferns
Against your shins;
Consider the wind-whipped slap,
The drenching splash, and
The sudden, summer storm
That stung you in its wrath.
Consider the constriction
Of your throat.
You won’t forget again.
“When the Answer Is Touch” was created especially for the 2016 Plein Air Poetry Walk at Old Frog Pond Farm in response to the prompt: SPLASH! Come to the farm to hear Terry House and 18 other poets read their original work in the settings in which they were composed on Sunday, September 11 2016 at 2 p.m..
Terry House is an educator, freelance arts reviewer, and Vice President of the Robert Creeley Foundation.