Josh on his way to set up a new fence for our expecting sows. The backpack basket works great for carrying large amounts of fence posts while keeping the hands free for pounding them in. Our sows are due the first few weeks of september, we'll have three litters available for sale. Email us for
One of the stranger things we grow here on the farm is rice. We built 7 rice paddies a few years ago that cover about an acre of our hillside. We have never planted the whole thing to rice and this year won’t be any different. We are trying a tighter plant spacing, which in
It’s a strange phenomenon. Some how the 6 months between CSA seasons just flies by, but at the same time the winter this year seemed like it would never end. I’m not sure how that works but we are very glad to have some sunny warm days after all the cold and gray. That being
Well it was cold and rainy all week. We did have a few lovely moments of sunshine but they were pretty fleeting and usually followed by rain, thunder, lightening, hail or all of the above. We did not necessarily lose any plants to the weather but we lost growth. The eggplant and zucchinis seem to
It is warming up here, we have many baby animals at the farm and more to come in the next couple weeks, Gregina is definitely pregnant and looking it more and more very day. We will be selling piglets once they are weaned, we will let you know once they are born. We are working
Boy and a Girl born 4:00am monday morning.
It is too warm here. Josh and I spent the weekend in Burlington where they at least got a dusting of snow but we returned to the lovely brown landscape that is what we've looked at all winter. My goats were getting so restless in their pen that I moved them out into the old
It is squishy and brown here in Tinmouth. We have been seeding places that need it this week, and plan to put some peas in the ground for shoots later this week. It is so strange to not have snow and to have above freezing temperatures consistently. I'm not complaining, although it could stop raining.
Still no snow, but it's been great for building projects. It rained/sleeted/iced thursday/friday so we spent those days inside working on our seed orders. We are using Richard Wiswall's data sheets to figure out our CSA shares and planting schedules. It took awhile but now that we have it mostly done it is such a