Category Archives: Newsletters 2011

Email news from 2011

Thanksgiving Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, PREPPING FOR THE NEXT SEASONS – Still busy here buttoning up things for the cold weather ahead, although judging by the 10 day forecast, we are going to have fairly mild temperatures … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Holiday Greetings to you! HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: In the spirit of the season, we are holding a HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Thursday, December 15 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. with FREE educational … Continue reading

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News from Cross Island Farms: Meat, Eggs, Vegies, Winter CSA, Animal Antics

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Dave and I just returned from a “Windustry” conference – www.windustry.org –  in Albany where we were guest panelists telling the story of the alternative energy installation we completed this summer.  We had … Continue reading

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First Frost, U-Pick Tomatoes, Pork, Beef, Chicken, Upcoming Events

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, FIRST FROST:  Fall is definitely upon us although it has not yet arrived by the calendar.  We had our first frost of the season two nights ago. As we are inland on Wellesley … Continue reading

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Labor Day Holiday Greetings from Cross Island Farms

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, Greetings on this “end of summer” holiday weekend. Just a short note to let you know what we have to keep you and your guests sated and entertained this weekend. First, an … Continue reading

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News from Cross Island Farms: Adorable goat babies, The vegetable scene, Rhubarb for pie, new brochure, Children’s workshops

(Original Publish Date May 12,2011)   Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms,   It’s been over a month since I last wrote and I apologize for the hiatus.  I want to catch you up on recent news from … Continue reading

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“Babe” the Heifer Calf Starts OX Training

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SPRING has finally sprung here (Not original title!!)

dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, SPRING has finally sprung here on Wellesley Island after a false start in late winter PLANTS:  Our pear trees and blueberry bushes are blooming.  The peas, which I planted in March, are finally … Continue reading

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THE STAND IS OPEN! and Goats Find a Home

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, This beautiful spring-like weather has inspired me to OPEN OUR SELF-SERVE 24/7 FARMSTAND starting today! Right now we have the following Island-Grown, Certified Organic items for sale at the Stand, or for … Continue reading

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News from Cross Island Farms: Adorable goat babies, The vegetable scene, Rhubarb for pie, new brochure, Children’s workshops

Dear Friends and Patrons of Cross Island Farms, It’s been over a month since I last wrote and I apologize for the hiatus.  I want to catch you up on recent news from the Farm. With the exception of our … Continue reading

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