Post-Sandy Clean up and work day at Seven Arrows!
After two weeks of extensive clean up here at Seven Arrows, we still have more to do. We're quite close to completing the task of removing fallen trees, moving debris... Read more
Animal housing build is GO!
Good news: we started building the goat, rabbit and chicken housing this weekend! We constructed out the skeleton of the structures with the gals from Domestic Construction but there is... Read more
We're here and we're getting started!
Hey there, folks!
Neil and I have finally moved into the cottage on the farm and have begun preparation for build out this fall! We've tested the soil and it's... Read more
24 hours left to pledge!!
We've almost made it to the finish line! We've got one day left, with our drive ending at 11:39 tomorrow morning.
We've still got lots of amazing rewards up for... Read more
Reduced $$$ on some of our best rewards!!
Now that we are certain that we'll have what we need to get our CSA started off for 2013, we've reduced the rates on some of the higher tier items... Read more
We've gotten funded, but it's not over yet! We've got 10 more days to go so we've gotta keep going!
Neil and I sat down and made a list of... Read more
Whoa! We're funded with 12 days left!
I'm sitting in Hayseed's right now sweating buckets. Carrot, our Flemish Giant rabbit is laying belly up against a frozen water bottle. We're both weary from the heat, but I'm... Read more
Video update: Meet our rescue chick!
This little fellow was found in a dumpster in Brooklyn. We'll be getting him some friends and taking him to the farm in a few weeks. We need your help... Read more
New Reward! Farm-made seed flats and seeds!
We're now offering wooden salad flats for growing greens in your apartment window year round! These will be made at the farm from untreated salvaged wood and will be delivered... Read more
New Reward! Your name and link on our webpage!
Hey folks! We've added a $1 and up reward for small donors. We'll feature your name and webpage URL on our original donors page! Make sure it's family friendly! If... Read more
New Rewards! Locally-made goodies from With Love From Brooklyn!
My dear friend Dara from With Love From Brooklyn has kindly donated some goodies to our Kickstarter cause. These rewards are hard to resist. Check them out on our main... Read more
New Reward! Locally Made Red Cedar Beehive from EVANS
The Homestead at Seven Arrows is pleased to announce a new perk! EVANS Beehives of New Jersey has graciously donated a fully assembled red cedar beehive with frames. EVANS is... Read more
On breaking ground for Fall...
Even though our CSA sign up wont begin until this winter, we will already have some crops in the ground overwintering. We plan to break ground in September, turning over... Read more
I get by with a little help from my friends...
This spring has been a season of making awesome new friends eager to help us start things out right. At Hayseed's, the urban farming pop-up I started with the Brooklyn... Read more
Fencing--the most pricey investment we're facing.
One of the biggest investments we hope to make at the farm is in good fencing. Without it, we'd most assuredly be chasing our livestock all over the farm, and... Read more
Guarding the livestock
I just recently met a farmer named Anand Raghoo. He's based in the Mohawk Valley and raises chickens, rabbits, ducks and sheep. He utilizes a type of livestock guardian dog called... Read more
The hives at the homestead!
I just recently dropped off 3 hives and a swarm (pictured below) at Seven Arrows this weekend! These bees will be the backbone of our breeding stock, and we hope... Read more