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In Memory of Cathy Cow

By Jennifer | December 22, 2014 |

With heavy hearts, the East Hill Farm family and barn staff announce the passing of our beloved Jersey cow Cathy. She passed peacefully on December 18. Cathy came to East Hill Farm from Crescent Farm in Walpole in 2004. She was 3 years old at the time and was specially selected for East Hill Farm…

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Farm School Memories: Let’s Hear it FROM the Kids!

By Jennifer | October 28, 2014 |

East Hill Farm runs an exciting and educational Farm School Program during the school year. Students attending Farm School are immersed in barn work with our farmers and animals and participate in workshops covering subjects such as pond ecology, mushroom gathering, sheep shearing and bread making. I thought it would be interesting to see what…

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Farm Fare: Pumpkin Pie!

By Jennifer | September 28, 2014 |

Fall on the Farm means it is time to enjoy some pumpkin pie! We will be serving up lots of pie over the next few months, including for Thanksgiving Dinner. In this edition of Farm Fare, we share with you our Pumpkin Pie recipe so that you can whip one up at home and enjoy…

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Change is in the air…

By Jennifer | September 3, 2014 |

What a fabulous summer we had! While we are still planning to enjoy several more weeks of summer weather, the kids are heading back to school and the leaves are beginning to turn. This means it is time to return to routines and embrace the changes that a new season brings. At East Hill Farm,…

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A Stroll with Farmer Dave

By Jennifer | August 5, 2014 |

This summer, we have a new activity called A Stroll with Farmer Dave, where guests get the chance to ask Farmer Dave questions and hear some EHF history. The group of guests can be seen taking a stroll from the inn’s main entrance toward the lawn, as they listen to Farmer Dave talk about his…

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Farm Fare: Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta with Feta

By Jennifer | July 1, 2014 |

We’re shaking things up with a few new menu offerings at The Farm this summer. (Not to worry though – guest favorites, such as New England Pot Roast, Maple Walnut Chicken, and Roast Turkey, are absolutely still in rotation!) Guests have already begun enjoying tasty options including Mexican Stuffed Shells, Berry Trifle, and our current…

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Welcome Summer! Happy Summer Solstice!

By Jennifer | June 20, 2014 |

Summer is officially here! The week was filled with tons of activities and adventures for all. The first Top of the Mountain Club gathered atop Mt. Monadnock on Tuesday. It was a beautiful day with great views. Some of our guests made these adorable Cheeky Chicks at 3D Needle felting! Our first Lake Day was…

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Bring on Summer!

By Jennifer | May 30, 2014 |

We are gearing up for a busy summer at East Hill Farm. Every year we kick off the season with Orientation for the staff. Orientation was held on May 21 this year. First, we had a general staff meeting where we introduced our new website, including the staff portal where schedules can be found. We…

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Inn the Fold…

By Jennifer | May 12, 2014 |

Spring is a great time to dive into a new project and that is just what these folks did during our Grown Up Farm Camp. Throughout the week participants were busy creating an edible centerpiece, attending book club as well as a digital camera workshop. Two highlights of the week were listening to Dennis tell…

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Compost Happens…at EHF!

By Jennifer | April 29, 2014 |

Throughout the years guests have spoken to us with curiosity about the food they see going back into the kitchen after a meal. You might wonder what we do with food waste at the Farm. Here is a summary of how we deal with leftover food. Left over food that has not been placed on…

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