March 6, 2019

I just wanted to take a moment to clear up a slight misconception people might have about the small-scale sustainable farm life. Only recently have I begun to field questions from well-meaning friends and customers about the profitability of our first year farming. So,...

October 17, 2018

I walked outside, and to this moment, I still don't know what I was planning on doing. As soon as I got to the edge of the lawn I became captivated by the flock of migrating birds. Already, I had noticed the setting sun painting the undersides of clouds a remarkable ta...

July 14, 2018

 Oops, she did it again.

We have one chicken that is incredibly dedicated to her biological imperative. Multiple times a year she disappears into the barn and tries to create a secret nest. The first year she did it, she would pop back and forth from the chicken yard s...

June 29, 2018

I’ve been thinking a lot about the human/wildlife interface this week, maybe because of how many up-close-and personal encounters I’ve had.  Some interactions are beneficial to the creature, like the Monarch butterfly I hatched and released, while others are fatal or n...

May 25, 2018

On a farm, it's often difficult to find the perfect balance. After our snowy April, May waltzed in with an overabundance of heat and humidity. The natural cycle is a cool and moist spring followed by gradually warming weather. This way the onions, leafy greens, peas, a...

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