An extremely heartfelt update from the farm. Plus Winter Preservation?! Fall is for preserving Summer harvests, Spring is for preserving Winter comforts. Avoid a hot summertime kitchen by preserving bread, broth and beans.
From trying new ways of housing animals to altering recipes this week’s challenge is to try something new. How so you want to grow as a person?
The eggs finally hatched! Four day old chicks got their glamour shots and are resting after a hard day of hatching. We discuss the goals and plans for the chicks and how they entered into the world.
Strawberries are a sure sign of summer. From wild strawberries to the full-fruit in all their sweetness. A versatile fruit loved my everyone.
From aromatic Lilacs to citrusy Spruce Tips to Winter Cress… the foraging season is in full-swing!
The chicken coop got a few upgrades including a vegetable window box!
We had a busy week and the to-do lists aren’t slowing.
Learning from and with others makes the process much more enjoyable, regardless of the job. Where one person succeeds, the other might fail.
The beginning of the week I was outside in a tank top getting the animals ready for summer, and today it is a blizzard. Welcome to MinneSNOWta. -__- Hooving the Sheep. We began our week contemplating shearing the sheep. The ewes get their tails docked in a few weeks and we need to shear them…
What another beautiful week! The kids spent the better part of each day outside. I did not drag my feet when it was time to do my farm chores, in fact I am getting antsy to get things rolling. I know better than to stick the plants in the dirt, we will have a few…
This week was another week of maintenance and prep. It rained all week here, which we definitely do not need as we had a few feet of snow. The rain has melted a lot of the snow, so that is good, but there has been a lot of flooding. The animals are all cooped up…
Footless Phoebe Update, New Chicks, New Rooster Adventure, Seed Planning, and my first sale!