Grumpy Hen Blog

Pecking, Scratching and Crowing About the Farm and Island.

General News

The Long Winter


It was a long winter on the farm.  Storm after storm dumped snow on our fields, fowl and buildings.  Sadly, the high tunnels buckled under all that weight, setting us back for... Read more

May 28, 2015

Even Solomon…Lilies galore at Triple Chick Farm


"Consider the Lilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin; And yet I say unto you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of... Read more

Aug 04, 2014

Memorial Day Radishes


We have the most amazing French radishes - available at the farm stand through Memorial Day.  We harvested these on the early side to be ready for the holiday weekend and... Read more

May 24, 2014

Season Opener!


Spring has come slowly to MDI but Triple Chick Farm is ready to welcome Memorial Day with a broad array of Spring produce, helped along by high tunnels and... Read more

May 22, 2014

Senator Collins visits the farm


We were delighted to host Senator Susan Collins at the farm stand this summer.  Her humor, common sense approach to problem solving and keen interest and concern for Maine... Read more

Sep 25, 2013

Bread & Butter All The Way


Even the toughest growing season has some winners.  This year, cucumbers were tops and that means pickles!  We discovered an amazing bread and butter pickle recipe in an old... Read more

Aug 13, 2013

Library Chicks!


The three chicks help sell two boxes of produce and two of our much sought after wooden egg cartons - each with a dozen, just collected, organic, farm-fresh eggs.  All of the... Read more

Aug 08, 2013

Subscriptions Start Up


Triple Chick Farm made its first round of deliveries last week.  Eggs, flowers, lettuce, carrots, beets, Japanese Hakurei turnips, fennel and some other exotic goodies.  The... Read more

Jul 21, 2013

Lettuce Rainbows


  The cool wet weather has been a boon for Triple Chick lettuce. A whole new crop have come on in the unheated high tunnels bringing a new range of colors and... Read more

Jun 29, 2013

Martha visits the farm!

Martha Stewart Visit

Our neighbor, Martha Stewart, paid us a visit to the farm and wrote about us on her blog.  See the link below...we love what she says about us and she loved our spinach... Read more

Jun 19, 2013