1802 Blogs

  • Mary and the Palm

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Nell and her Mother and Grandmother visited us at home today.  Nell’s grandmother came […]

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  • Mary and Strawberries

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Mother calls it sunshine in a jar.  Whatever berries we cannot eat up, Mother […]

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  • Summer Pond Reading

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

      Several people have asked why we haven’t put out a reading list since winter. We’ll be honest…we don’t get much reading done during planting season. But now that summer’s arrived, we’ve been spending a little time with books down by the pond in our favorite chairs. So rather than a Summer Beach Read List, […]

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  • Summer Sundays at the Beach

    BY:Mary Kay Andrews

      Our Guest Blogger this month is longtime Beekman friend and New York Times Bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews. She’s written oodles of bestsellers, and is one of our favorite “Beach Read” writers (Even though our beach is a pond.) We thought some of you might find it interesting to compare our Summer Farm living […]

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  • 2011 Garden Party in Pictures

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

      This is my favorite time of year in Sharon Springs! (Ok, I know I say that every season.) The 2nd annual Garden Party that occurred over Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of the summer season in Sharon Springs. The village has a long tradition as a summer destination – at the turn of […]

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  • Battling the Invaders

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

      Isn’t it amazing what we pretend to forget every year? “Oh, I won’t plant the tomato plants six feet apart. They’ll never grow that big.” “I don’t need to cover the strawberries with straw. It’ll probably be a mild winter.” “It’s too hot to wear long sleeve and pants while weed-whacking.” It’s that last […]

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  • Watch and Repeat

    BY:Josh and Brent

      It’s no lie.  World of Wonder and Planet Green made a TV show that you REALLY can watch over and over again!!  Now you have no excuse not to share your addiction with your family and friends. Grab some cheese, some caramel and maybe a cocktail and have yourself a “fabulous” party! Click here […]

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  • Mary and Mayapples

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America I was happy to look out my window this morning and discover that the […]

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  • Spring Picnic Asparagus Salad

    BY:Josh and Brent

      By the end of winter on the farm, nothing seems more inviting than a picnic in the field.  And nothing is more exciting in the Spring garden than the first skinny fingers of asparagus protruding from the soil. We created this recipe to honor both such momentous occasions. Ingredients: 4 cups water ½  pound […]

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  • Beekman Goes Global

    BY:Josh and Brent

        Need to get your Fabulous Beekman fix?  Maybe you can combine your summer vacation plans and re-watch the second season with these countries that haven’t seen it yet!   In AUSTRALIA catch the show on ABC2 In FINLAND watch MTV3 (we rate higher than Jersey Shore there!) In ITALY help the Italians discover […]

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