November 22, 2014
Hopewell's creative art center has been working fervently on beautiful items for the Farm & Craft Market. There will be a holiday open house from 9am - 5pm on November 21 and 22 and also November 28 and 29.
Some of the items include holiday tree ornaments and gifts, repurposed art, antiques and hand-crafted wood items. Our own maple syrup,...[read more]
November 18, 2014
Without much warning, the Cleveland area was hit with Lake Effect snow last week. This is the first major snowfall of the season, and Mesopotamia received nearly eight inches of the fluffy white stuff.
Because Hopewell is a working farm with livestock, special wintertime accommodations have to be made for the farm's animals.
Norman Wengerd, Hopewell's Farm Manager, said that all of...[read more]
November 12, 2014
The marketable art work crew has chosen some new ideas for the winter and upcoming holidays. We are incorporating some sewing projects that will be for sale at the Hopewell farm & craft market. Residents are learning basic sewing skills such as sewing buttons, mending clothing and putting hems in garments. These are life skills everyone can...[read more]
November 06, 2014
The nature group is always exploring and looking for their next adventure. Recently, the nature group helped transport wood via horse and buggy to the sugar house to prepare for next year's maple sugaring that we are very excited about. Norm, Hopewell's farm manager agreed to give the nature group some of the wood by the Wellman pond fire...[read more]
October 29, 2014
Some members of the Hopewell staff attended New York's Chautauqua Institution to hear Dr. Weinberger speak about his research on the role of abnormal brain development as a risk factor for Schizophrenia. Dr. Weinberger's lab has recently identified the first specific genetic mechanism of risk for schizophrenia, and the first genetic effects that account for variation in specific human...[read more]