Posts by Vaughn

A Short History of Heirloom Corn at Schoolhouse Farms

We first got serious about heirloom corn working with our distillation partner in York, ME. After spending a few years sending them conventional yellow dent corn, we started talking about doing something different, and we were intrigued by the idea of heirloom corn.    Especially those varieties that would have been grown in our area…

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The Birding Farmer: Growing Birdseed

Cardinal at the Feeder

I’ve been fascinated by birds since I was a young boy, and my very first 4H project was on Ohio birds.  I drew a specimen of each new bird we came across on early Saturday morning 4H bird walks.  Finding them in the wild, studying the way they look and move, the magical way it…

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