Restoring old land roller

My dad is hard at work restoring the horse drawn old land roller. It appears that it was built out of old parts from another machine approx. 100 yrs ago. The restoration will include ash wood this time. The land roller was used after planting seed to roll the seed into the top soil and smooth …

Splitting Wood

A piece of ash wood. I love the coloring in ash, its the prettiest wood and makes gorgeous flooring. When split it smells almost like French fries !  Oak and yellow birch also have very fragrant wood. This piece was from an 83′ tall and 11′ circumference tree that blew over last July 4th wind …

Spring is growing season on the farm

  The Christmas trees are starting to bud out after this rain. The first planting of sweet corn is starting to come up already. There are baby geese on the ponds. I am seeing lots of bumble bees in the blueberries doing there job. A farmer’s gotta love it when they see things growing. I …

Stage area in Barn coming together

  Isham Family Farm Barn stage area with 1st coat of poly. Excavator due end of month to complete parking area and complete the 30’x70′ patio. Book your wedding or special event now. Special pricing of only $2000 this year  for one of Chittenden County’s premier wedding barn locations at Williston’s Community Farm center right …

Concrete poured for sugarhouse addition today

  This morning Champlain Concrete and Pools poured my cement pad for me. They did an excellent job for an excellent price !  Next week I hope to start getting the addition framed up and the landscaping done around it. I need the place all picked up, ready for berry season starting the first week …

Mother’s Day Week-end

Mother’s Day week-end this week-end, do not forget the most important lady in your life. If your stumped for ideas, stop by the farm and go over and see SabrinaJoy at Just Dancing Gardens and Greenhouse. She can help you pick out a special plant, maybe a hanging basket or many other ideas. You do …

Garden Plots ready for Mother’s Day Week-end

I have started roto-tilling the garden plot area today. I will have a site map up and be taking deposits this week-end for the plots. Several of you have already paid and have there site picked out. I try to give everyone there same plot this year as prior years if that’s your choice. Plenty …

Beautiful sunny spring day

Busy day today.. Replacing some rotten boards around a window in the old carriage barn and scraping paint to repaint. Lots of spring clean up this time of year. The Garden Plots have been harrowed, next week I will roto-till them and stake them out. Its time to get your garden plot for the summer, …