July 2012, new chicks, filling the pantry

lilliputian I miss the Bubsters. When I’m out in the garden, picking bucket loads of zucchini, I’ll glance over to where they were this spring and summer, and my lower lip curls down into a literal sad face. There’s an empty space there, where once my Bubsters roamed, quickly returning to the native prairie. So I called the feed store yesterday on my drive into town. “Hey, so, if you guys have any orders of chicks that get abandoned, we’d be interested.” I hadn’t consulted my farming partner about this. But I had a hole in my heart. I love … Continue reading July 2012, new chicks, filling the pantry

Chapter 36- boyfriend

2011 Promoting workshops was on the agenda. We’d already set up our website events calendar, now we needed to get people to sign up for the classes. There were workshops scheduled for pig butchery, beer brewing with cheese curds, artisan bread and homemade butter, multiple soap making classes, a permaculture workshop, a kimchi class, Cheesemaker’s Workshops, and even though it was early summer, we were also taking reservations for our Thanksgiving Turkeys with a turkey harvesting class included. It was an ambitious calendar of events! I already knew from my little bit of dabbling in classes that no one wants … Continue reading Chapter 36- boyfriend