Saturday, May 19, 2012

Plowing the Community Garden

So, last year while I was out looking at the tornado damage, I came across the awesomely big Wilbraham Community Garden and googling them found out that the Eastern Connecticut Draft Horse Ass'n has an annual plow day there. And I remembered about it! Went up for about a half an hour to watch them work -- so quiet for so much work being done!

The garden won a grant from Pepsi Bottling Company, so they had a bunch of folks up providing labor to go with the grant:

The electric battery driven hydraulics were awesome -- the plowman would just tap the foot pedals to raise and lower the plows. Very quick compared to the guys futzing with the manual levers.

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