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Plum’s Piglets

Piglets were born this past Sunday. Plum, Merck Forest and Farmland Center’s heritage breed sow, gave birth to three in the early morning hours, and by the time Colene, the Assistant Farm Manager, arrived for morning chores, Plum had given birth to a fourth. Three more piglets were born during chore time, unfortunately one was …

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Merck Field Trips

Over the last few months, Merck staff members have been visiting other farms and education centers to tour around their sites and meet with program staff. By making these efforts, we hope to identify different aspects of their educational and agricultural programs that could help inform our work and perhaps provide a little inspiration. The …

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Thank You Interns!

Our current set of interns is moving on.  Meghan, Dena and Martha got a great taste of our farm and forest here at Merck.  They got the opportunity to install a sugar bush, produce maple syrup, work Daisy & Ellie, the draft horses, and see the way our farm runs.  They were great and we …

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