August 2013- overwhelmed and owls

Garlic and scrambled duck eggs for breakfast, I made these honey fridge pickles yesterday and still have 10 gallons of green beans to deal with, garlic’s out and curing, 6 beds to clear and seed/transplant (napa babies need to get planted ASAP!) into, the shed’s done and gone and look at all the open space, and we’re getting a new oven/stove today, hay to unload on Sat or Sunday, then CSA apple time begins! August, really? Yep, we have like a month to go before the first frost date. I cannot even believe that! I was JUST planning out this … Continue reading August 2013- overwhelmed and owls

Feb 2013- geese, canning round-up

some really good advice…..and geese!!!!!!!!! I came across this today: http://www.new-terra-natural-food.com/farm-hurdles.html If you are about to begin farming, or want to start, or just ARE farming, these are all really important things to think about! Even if you are an “established” farmer…things can always change and you have to be prepared for how challenges will be dealt with. True Story, as a friend of mine says. One exciting thing I have to report is that we now have geese, 41 of them! A farming acquaintance of ours came into a situation, and we now have his geese. I’m extremely excited … Continue reading Feb 2013- geese, canning round-up