Beekman 1802 Almanac

  • They come at night. Waves of them. Well, maybe not waves,...

    They come at night. Waves of them. Well, maybe not waves, but that’s how I envision them…crawling out from beneath their rocks and leaves and massi...

  • Final Renovation Pictures of the Beekman 1802 Flagship Mercantile

    Originally published on June 25, 2013 You always learn b...

    Originally published on June 25, 2013 You always learn by watching others. When we first started Beekman 1802, we always tried to work with first-...

  • Originally published on 1/3/13 One of the things we want...

    Originally published on 1/3/13 One of the things we wanted to do with our winnings from The Amazing Race was to invest in the growth and preservat...

  • Originally published December 10, 2012.  Our Moms taugh...

    Originally published December 10, 2012.  Our Moms taught us to always write “thank you” notes after receiving a gift. We met a lot of people trav...

  • Top 10 things I’ve Learned From Goats

    10. Don’t butt heads with anyone who has bigger horns. 9...

    10. Don’t butt heads with anyone who has bigger horns. 9. The grass is always greener when someone else cuts it, bales it, and totes it over to wh...

  • Dried Garlic Scapes

    Tell an old-timer that New York City foodies buy garlic ...

    Tell an old-timer that New York City foodies buy garlic scapes for $6/lb, and they’ll shake their heads so hard you can feel the breeze. It wasn’t...

  • The Healing Waters of Sharon Springs

    The Native Americans of the Mohawk Valley were the first...

    The Native Americans of the Mohawk Valley were the first to discover the mystical beauty of Sharon and the healing powers of its mineral springs, ...

  • When it comes to potent herb remedies, comfrey (Symphytu...

    When it comes to potent herb remedies, comfrey (Symphytum officinale L.) is one of the best-documented throughout history. Throughout the years it...

  • The Story of Beekman 1802

    Short Answer: Two NYC guys who bought a farm and are sha...

    Short Answer: Two NYC guys who bought a farm and are sharing their experiment in living better lives, season by season, neighbor by neighbor. Long...