Address to the Future Generation of Farmers

This autumn’s hiatus from our farm blog was not without thought from the wheels of pensivity.  I had much time to muse over material for our next blog.  Many ideas crossed my mind, especially with the arrival of our new greenhouse kit from multishelter solutions but sadly, with an early start to winter I was left

Name a Lamb Challenge

As most of you know, Mr. MacCurdy farms on the side outside of school.  It’s a passion of mine and has been since growing up on our multi-generational family farm in Point La Nim.  Mr. MacCurdy’s flock of Shetland sheep are due to lamb any day now so I thought I would get my students

Must have books – Small Farming

Small farms and hobby farms share a common characteristic, the owners or managers of the farm don’t always have an education in agriculture under their belt.  They also don’t always have the disposable income to register in online courses on livestock management, pest control, animal medicine, and soil management techniques.  What could you possibly do

Job Opportunities

We currently only hire harvesters and help for the hay field.  As our farm business grows we will be more likely to make more part-time work available.  It is our goal to eventually offer employment. We currently pay $12 – $15 /hr during hay season and harvest season.  All other work is done by the

Wealthy Affiliate Review – Affiliate Marketing for All of Us

Today’s person is always looking for a way to get ahead, to meet the demands of the debts our society places upon us.  Many of us are married to our jobs, working just to make ends meet, week after week, month after month, year after year.  Our financial burdens quickly morph into stresses, stresses that

Jack Lalanne’s Fusion Juicer Review – Your Health is affordable

Product:  Jack Lalanne’s Fusion Juicer Price: $230 Guarantee: Lifetime motor warranty Place to Buy: Amazon   On MacCurdy Farm we love growing our own juicing veggies.  Local culinary favourites like carrots, beets, cucumbers, and zucchini work wonderfully in a juicer set up.  Each of these vegetables are filled with juice, succulent nutrient filled juice. The Jack Lalanne’s Fusion

About MacCurdy Farm

Welcome to MacCurdy Farm, a website that seeks to share information about all things related to small diversified farming including value added products, fresh food, and healthy living. OUR STORY Our farm is situated on the banks of the Restigouche River as it widens into the Bay of Chaleur. The rolling hay acreage and woodland

Lambing – Are you prepared?

Every late Winter, early Spring our ewes make preparations to bring fourlegged beauties into the barn,  Sometimes they arrive as singles, doubles, and triples.  But, more isn’t always errier.  More lambs, mean more mouths to feed and more vigilance on the part of the sheep farmer.  A farmer must be prepared ahead of lambing to