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Paying it Backward

September 7, 2013
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This morning we got the opportunity to do something we haven’t done in a while–almost a year, in fact. We went to a local farm and helped out on butchering day. I gotta say, butchering day at someone else’s house was way easier than I remembered it at our place. Maybe because Angela had breakfast…

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Mmmmm, Tomatoes!

June 5, 2013
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Driving into town a few days ago, we were talking tomatoes. We didn’t plant a garden this year for a number of reasons. The main reason is that this place we are living in is a temporary place for us. So there is that. And,…

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Egg Vocabulary

May 29, 2013
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Great info about eggs and terminology.  

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Our Favorite Farm Books

May 24, 2013
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Our Favorite Farm Books

Starting out, we read a lot of books about running a small farm. Like many newbie farmers, we read pretty much anything by Joel Salatin, and we followed a lot…

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So That Others May Live

May 22, 2013
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So That Others May Live

The goslings hatched a while back, and they are super cute. The goose sat on a clutch of about a dozen eggs and five hatched. Yesterday the kids went out…

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The Goslings Hatched

May 16, 2013
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The Goslings Hatched

In our new little place we have a couple dozen hens and we also brought a goose and a gander. When we bought goslings last year, I bought a few…

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