The November 10 workshop people checking out our winterized chicken tractors. Covered with six mil plastic and deer netting, these portable pens become little green houses where… Read more “winter chickens”
Setting up fence with the Nov. 10 workshop — it takes some practice to hang up a reel! We had a wonderful day regardless of the cold,… Read more “Nov. 10 workshop”
We have borrowed the title for this post from Garth Brown, to whom we are indebted for our new favorite description of farmstead cheese making: ‘ a… Read more “cheese should be dangerous”
Pigs eat sticks. We don’t just mean the charred wood you shove in their pen so they can eat the charcoal, we mean sticks, like tree prunings. … Read more “what pigs eat”
Two hundred pounds of onions and garlic went from the summer kitchen (shade and circulation) to the dry cave (earth cellar under the house addition) to be… Read more “getting under cover”
Seasoned firewood and frosted privet, beautiful sights from the kitchen window.
Attendees at this weekend’s fall farm workshop have an added bonus! Come early on Friday and help us kill, skin and gut a steer. A great chance… Read more “Fall Farm Workshop — butchering”