Category Archives: Mountain Glory Farm

Autumn on the Farm

A typical 4' spray of wild blackberries. Yummy!

Months have passed since my last entry. There has been SO much activity on the farm and my desire is to be outside experiencing it, not inside at the computer. It’s mid September, harvest time. The new barn is 99% finished, one huge silo … Continue reading

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Witnessing an Amish barnraising on our farm.

Barn on June 4th before barnraising day

Above photo was taken June 4th – 2 days before the barnraising.  Having seen our Amish neighbors down the road raise their barn last spring, I knew I had to invite some of my dear friends to share this experience on our … Continue reading

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Barn Raising & Baby Colts

The barn raising date is set for June 6th 2013. The foundation was hand dug by a small army of Amish men between Spring rain storms. And the first colt was born on the farm early May. Now if we … Continue reading

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Racing against the weather….


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

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The first Amish farm inhabitants arrive.


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


Our Amish adventure begins….


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

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Autumn in the air


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

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Amish Farmers coming to Mountain Glory Farm!

      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

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After the moose visited again – Bambi arrived!

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

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Cubs in the trees!

These photos are from quite a distance but you can see how adventurous the 3 bear cubs are! They were leaping from the tall maple tree (approximately 250′ off the ground) down to the apple tree below. Mom is just grazing … Continue reading

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