Ann McGinley - for the big pile of Basalt, and the manure! oh, and bee transportation.
Robert Logsdon & Vikki True - a very generous deal on the conservatory/sun-room.
Christopher Dillon - for donating labor and materials
Cheryl Lucas - for many gifts over the years: tents computers, etc.
Mark & Adrienne Cohen - for a loan to buy Herbs & Essential Oils
Toddy Randolph - for the gift of a disk harrow!
Isobel Noble - for the loan to buy fruit trees, bushes and jars for the herbal creams
Katie Bodzinski - a real star at the FSA office in Hadley. Thanks for all you help on the loan application
Laurie Trottier - New Ashford town clerk, for being so quick with getting our paper work done!
Laura Bentz & Family - many thanks for the huge treasure chest of seeds and of course our beloved, loud guinea fowl pair. They have been fruitful and multiplied!
Steve & Maureen Jennings - for all your help with sugaring, tools, advice and encouragement.
Hap Phelps - for questions answered, advice and tractor mending.
Suzi Higgins - for a load of bricks and storage space.
Sean Derby - for a good deal on his old sugaring arch. It has sweetened our lives considerably.
Tony Carlotto - for our gentleman of a rooster. His feathers are growing in and he is dancing for the ladies.
Martha Shaw - for all your wonderful treasures that you had to foresight to keep and pass on. The stove, the winch, the corn sheller, the mill, the jars and we are hoping for the pony plough too. You are a living treasure, time in your company fills us up.
Madeline & Jim Lakin - for the loan to purchase the hoop house. The tunnel is up and such an amazing growing space.
Bernadette & Matt Andrejco - For the unexpected gift of money for fruit and herbs.
Bob & Prudy Barton - Where do we start?! Thank you for everything!
Ming Lash - For the garden hoses! They have kept our back from breaking and undoing all your hard work.
Our Wish List
If you have any of these items laying around gathering dust, we'd love to give them new life: