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Hop Yard Report

Just wanted to update everyone on our hop yard progress… After a horrendous year in the hop yard last season, We weren’t sure what to expect this year. We made a few adjustments and are glad to report that the hops are doing really well! There’s a saying in the hop growing […]


Farm House Updates

Spring is in the air here @ Tamarack Farmstead! A perfect time to talk about what we did with our time here this winter… Besides working feverishly to open our Brewery in Amesbury (www.brewerysilvaticus.com), Caroline and worked on our 259 year old farmhouse! I painted and plastered walls, ceilings, woodwork […]


Tamarack Farmstead Lamb @ Oak and Rowan

We have been told by a reliable source (The Chef!) that Tamarack Farmstead lamb will be on the menu starting TONIGHT at my good friend Executive Chef Justin Shoults‘ new restaurant, Oak and Rowan! Oak and Rowan in located beautiful Fort Point, near the Boston waterfront. We suggest you patronize soon before […]


Apple Crushing in December!

I know it’s a bit late but we are fermenting our hard cider with apples (macintosh) from Applecrest Farm in a barrel and as soon as fermentation is complete, we carb and drink! As fresh as humanly possible! Cheers for now!


Beer Sessions Broadcast @ Tamarack Farmstead

Here’s the link to listen to Beer Sessions Radio broadcast at Tamarack Farmstead this past Winter! Thanks again to Chef Pat & Jimmy for the good times! Cheers! Beer Sessions @ Tamarack Farmstead  


Beer Sessions Radio Broadcast From Tamarack Farmstead Airs Tonight!

This past Winter, Jimmy Carbone of Beer Sessions Radio  and Chef Patrick Soucy visited Tamarack Farmstead to talk Beers, Farming, Cider and everything in between while sitting in front of a crackling fire and enjoying the libations! Tonight, Tuesday August 16th @ 5pm the episode will finally air! You can […]


Eating Fresh from Our Garden!

It’s our favorite time of year here at Tamarack Farmstead, when are are eating mainly from our garden! Today we are eating fresh basil in the form of pesto. We will jar enough today to carry us thru until next seasons harvest! Tonight it is on our Ravioli! Cheers!


Better Late Then Never!

I know it’s a bit late in the season but the ladies just got their winter coats sheared! We brought in New England’s one and only Kevin Ford, a man that has been shearing sheep around the world for 40 years… By Hand! Special thanks to Kevin for coming on […]


No Rain, No Grass!

There has been little to no rain here this season on Tamarack Farmstead and with 22 Sheep/Lamb,our grazing pastures have been scarce… What do you do besides supplementing with hay? (translation: costing us money) You let them graze your lawn!

It’s Carrie’s Birthday!

Come and help us celebrate Caroline’s “Big Four-O” tomorrow Saturday June 25th @ Tamarack Farmstead from 4-8pm for BBQ, Whiskey Cocktails and of coarse BEER! Featured Beers are: IPL, Smoked Lager, Spruce Lager and Tamarack Saison! Hope to see you friends! Cheers!