"Authentic Farm Experience" Farmer for a Day... Experience Maine Farm Way!
"Authentic Farm Experience"
Farming - the activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock. Canning - preserve (food) in a can (glass jar) Baking - cook (food) by dry heat without direct exposure to a flame, typically in an oven or on a hot surface. "they bake their own bread and cakes" Freezing - is a quick and convenient way to preserve fruits and vegetables at home. It is a popular method of home food preservation throughout Minnesota. Home frozen fruits and vegetables of high quality and maximum nutritional value can be produced done correctly. Haying - the farm activity of mowing and drying grass to make hay. Gardening - A market garden is the relatively small-scale production of fruits, vegetables and flowers as cash crops, frequently sold directly to consumers and restaurants. ... Such a farm on a larger scale is sometimes called a truck farm. Fencing - Agricultural fencing is a type of fence that is often used in agriculture. Fencing is often used to help control livestock on farms. ... On farms that grow produce,fencing can be used to keep out wildlife that may eat or damage the crops. Chickens - Poultry farming is the process of raising domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. ... Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers while chickens raised for meat are often called broilers. Wood - the action or occupation of cutting wood or timber (learn about cords and best practices for farmers.