The 2018 year for the Live Well Farm apple orchard produced some good apples for my annual release of Apple Jack hard apple cider. Apples were harvested over a couple different periods as their internal sugar content reached peak. The initial crush went well as did the fermentation process with champagne yeast. But two weeks later I noticed that something had changed when uncapping a bottle ...Read More
In most cases, we watched them deliberate, plan, and prepare for a year. They gather with family and friends, celebrate for a weekend and open the next chapter of their lives. The good news is that the story doesn’t end there for us.
Weddings provide a small picture of what we do but the value for us is realized in seeing that the next generation got its start with us, here at Live Well Farm.Read More
I knew I was in Trouble (yes, capital T) when I saw Patty’s stare which screamed: “are you (expletive deleted) crazy?” But …. I knew if ‘we’ could pull it off it could be one of those landmark adventures for the ages.Read More
Step 5: We board the Trenitalia train from Venice to Bologna to Cesena. We then take a taxi in Cesena to Giovanni’s woodworking shop carrying our large duffel bags and roll-aboard suitcases that will easily carry our barrels home to their new home.
Step 6: This is where the brilliant plan begins to unravel.Read More
Live Well Farm isn’t just an address on some road on Maine’s midcoast. Sure, there is a farm at 1583 Harpswell Neck Rd. Harpswell, Maine with orchards, gardens, a fabulous restored 1840’s farmhouse, and awesome barn; but its more than that. It's an ethos to learn, laugh, love …. live well.Read More