Maple Shade Farm News
Green News from Maple Shade Farm
Hi Farm Friends. the third times is a charm ...newsletter #3 for 2013. We hope you enjoy hearing about what's happening on the farm. Want even more info...Like us on Facebook too!
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In This Issue
Out & About
Farm Weddings
Photo of the Month
Upcoming Events
New Website
Featured Recipe
Farm Friends
Kids Eye View
Farm Fun

 Ag Literacy Week March 18th-22nd


The buzz...This is our 4th year participating in Ag Literacy Week. This year's book is all about bees. We will be at Delhi Elementary school reading and doing activities. The book then gets donated to the school library. Check to see if someone is visiting your elementary school.
    For more information on Ag in the Classroom follow this link

Green Weddings...Exclusive Catskill Farm Weddings
Looking for couples who want a one-of-a kind GREEN wedding venue. Maple Shade Farm is available for weddings and special events from late May through October. Our historic farm offers a three story barn surrounded by rolling meadows and majestic stone walls in a private country setting for your special day. We can grow your dinner and serve local spirits while you dance under the stars! Find out about having a GREEN wedding at the farm and come take a tour. Contact us at for photos go to our wedding page...  
Good News, Bad News...Order Online
Bad news...Sorry to say we are sold out of chicken for now! Good news we still have pork for sale ground pork, sausage, ham steaks, jam and eggs. Order online!  

Photo of the Month


Halloween Hill's Hidden Treasures! 

Thanks for your interest in our family farm. We look forward to sharing what's happening here at Maple Shade each month from our upcoming season events to where we might be out and about, whats in the barn, on our table and more. Know a friend who wants to follow? Forward this email on and find us on Facebook !
   The Wilson Family
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Upcoming Events


Find us at the
St Patrick's Day Parade in Delhi
March 23  

New Year

New Website   

Have you been to our new website?     

Featured Recipe

Pot of Gold Soup


Farm Friend of the Month


Got Syrup?


Lots of our farm friends are making syrup and have open houses this month!

Pancakes Anyone?


Maplewood Farm

Shaver Hill Farm 

Roxbury Mountain Maple 


Most Farms are open March 16 & 17  and 23rd & 24th

from 10-3 offer activities and serve food!


Maple Shade Farm
 Celebrate 5
Kids on the Farm
 I helped Gideon  put up 30 sap buckets.
We put up more at home on Halloween Hill!
-Ryan, 8

Farm Fun

Looking to get your kids involved?

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4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.


Quick Clovers

Cut a potato in half  cut a small indent into one side creating a leaf. Dip it into green paint and  stamp on craft paper four times to create a Good Luck Clover.