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dwarf nubian boer
Posted Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:47pm in stella's blog
What do you get when you cross a Nubian with a Boer with a Dwarf? Yoda? His name is Asa Chaga. He is cute and sweet. Coram Deo Farm had three goats freshen this spring with five healthy newborns.
Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 2:38pm in stella's blog
We try our best not to till the soil. Tilling is very disruptive and degrading to soil health. Using a broad fork is one method of aerating the soil before planting. In this case we used a broad fork to open up the...
Sugar Shack
Posted Friday, February 5, 2016 - 8:27pm in stella's blog
The cold makes for working on projects outdoors more fun than usual as you have to work extra hard to keep your fingers from freezing.
Maple Sugar Shack
Posted Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 2:16pm in stella's blog
On January 9th, 2016, a much needed work crew arrived from Christ The King Church in Belfast. We moved a heavy pile of hemlock timbers out of the field into the woods where the sugar shack is to be constructed.
Ryan Mean and ready for action
Posted Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 8:40pm in stella's blog
The Lord has blessed us with a good crew of folks who have added much to the project at Coram Deo Farm.
Posted Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 1:41pm in stella's blog
We had a great year of carrots, beets, turnips, rutabagas, peas and beans. Not bad for 2nd year farmers.
Thorndike Heirloom Apples
Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 8:55pm in stella's blog
This year was a remarkable year for apples in Maine. The spring was perfect for abundant blossoms and the trees exploded with fall fruit. On coram Deo Farm we have over 40 apple trees that need restoration.
mini barn
Posted Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 1:31pm in stella's blog
We started with some pressure treated posts to mount the solar panels on and the added the small buildings for goats and hay. Our plans include building more small structures and a small chapel in the woods.
Loggin in Thorndike
Posted Friday, July 10, 2015 - 2:23am in stella's blog
The summer of 2015 was busy logging timber off the Coram Deo Farm property. It has been over 30 years since timber had been removed and much of it was long overdue for harvesting.
Solar Panels in Winter
Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:55pm in stella's blog
There is plenty of snow to go around for everyone. The Solar Panels provide 1500 watts of energy to our 675 amp hour 24V battery system year round.
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