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Dressing The Earth

I was working in my garden today, thinking about what I was doing and also thinking about how most people farm today and how I would explain what I do to people that want to learn. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Swarm Catching!

We had our first swarm from a hive started last year. I tried hard to prevent it, but thanks to neighbors we were able to catch it and start another hive, so mixed blessings. It means we may not have … Continue reading

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Swamp Rats

I went out to milk this evening, though it felt a lot like a chore. It was dark, damp and cold. Even my light hardly penetrated the night. I get to the barn and start the chores. Even the goats … Continue reading

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Why I Sleep In the Barn

Its kidding time. Udders are bulging, stuff is coming out of behinds, mommas are fighting trying to gain a better position in the herd for their coming babies. As the farmer this means long nights in the barn, sometimes days … Continue reading

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Prioritizing for the New Year

It is January 1st. today! Can you believe we have entered 2014?! I mean, we made it through 2012, which was pretty amazing since the world was supposed to end, but then some thought it was just on a delayed … Continue reading

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Planning for 2014!

Oh, the planning! 2014 is almost here and I am working on garden and pasture plantings in my mind. Yes, it is December, I am well aware of that, haha!  However, as I sit inside and look out the window … Continue reading

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Our Second Fall

Autumn is in full swing on the new farm. We have officially been here one year, which amazes us! How the time has flown with all the work we had to do. We are still working hard to make things … Continue reading

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The “Quack Shack”

It sure has been a busy spring! Life on the new farm is moving along and summer is right around the corner. My dreams of a lovely garden are dying with my plants who have not enjoyed the mulch as … Continue reading

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Homestead Blues

Today is one of those days. You know, the ones where you just want to go back to bed and pull the covers over your head, maybe take a Valium with a large alcoholic drink and forget about the world … Continue reading

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Goat Moving Adventures

I am finally going to share the stories from our goat moving adventures! I know you have all been on the edge of your seats waiting for this one 🙂 Let me tell you, buying out a herd is an … Continue reading

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