Welcome to the Inn! Not that you can get there from here…..
We always have guests at the Inn when there is a big winter storm. This storm was no different. So Glenn had the happy task of digging us out from under a 6′ snow bank. And since the back of the Inn faces south, that is where the “vacuum” occurs so the drifts were all up against the rooms. But don’t worry – it only took him 10 hours to shovel out! Whewww!
My camera was giving me trouble last week so I am adding several updates today. The structure is under way. This photo was taken on November 14th. This next shot I took 12 days later on November 26th! Enos had a … Continue reading
Last week we arrived at the Farm from Stonington to see our first Amish inhabitants. They were in a newly created pasture fenced off with barbed wire. The smaller horses are used for tranportation while the draft horses are for farming. Our new farmers, … Continue reading
On Friday morning, October 26th, pieces of a silo and a tractor trailer truck carrying the belongings of our young Amish farming family arrived at Mountain Glory Farm. Then the first buggy arrived, the first of many. A group of 40-50 Amish people, men, … Continue reading
Even the deer on Deer Isle sat out this mighty storm. The harbor of Stonington was untouched by Hurricane Sandy. We had high tides that were 2′ higher than normal but no mighty waves pushing the water ashore. The water never … Continue reading
Each season I am at our farm in Patten seems to become my favorite. This year the foliage was particularly spectacular. And what could make it even more spectacular? A young bull moose coming to visit! The other exciting Farm news is … Continue reading
If you’re within striking distance of Deer Isle, please join us in celebrating our first Local Foods Festival on September 28th through 30th. This is a new Chamber sponsored event and will offer several interesting workshops including cider pressing, … Continue reading
And share the farm! Having our farm return to a working farm is a dream come true for me. But I never dreamt Mountain Glory Farm would be part of a new Amish farming community! We are very happy … Continue reading
This mother moose and her young son (look for the small antlers sprouting) came to visit our new house last week. They left and shortly after a doe arrived with Bambi! I tell you, living on a farm in Maine … Continue reading
The schooners (windjammers) are the harbingers of summer on the Maine coast. We are so lucky to have them appear right off our harbor deck. And speaking of right off our deck – the fireworks for the 4th of July can be viewed right … Continue reading