Spotlight: Katie Hubbard

Blog readers first learned of Katie about 20 months ago when she started as an intern. As an intern, she kept all of us giggling with her constant smiles and positive attitude. Whether we found her eating in the closet or retrieving her keys from the ceiling her positive energy always shined through. We hired her in March to join our team and her positive energy- and antics- continue. We still find her hanging out in the closet and providingRead more

Snow Day

The weather could have been worse for sure, and we didn’t lose power, but I am a bit tired from the day. I was up way too early, and got to the Museum around 5 this morning. It was just me as it turns out, and had I been prepared for it to be “Christmas” things would have been better.  Thank goodness it was dark, because I am sure I looked silly in my long black gloves, brown hip waders, headRead more

Pig Yard: then and now

I’ve talked about changes with the pigs’ home a couple of times during the past month. (Here and here). Here’s what the pigs’ home used to look like: In March, we tore down this old yard (an original from when the Farmyard was first built) and built a larger yard set back into the woods. Then in April and May, we worked on building a new barn for the pigs.   And now that it is done: Come check theRead more