Bye Bye Barn
So, one really big thing happened this month that has taken a lot of our time, energy, and brain space. We essentially
You Dirty Weasel
We started out the month with sadness and heartbreak, unfortunately.
If you’ve farmed for long enough, or experienced the loss of an
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If you haven’t been oogling over Substation Paperie’s completely adorable, rustic and whimsical farming and
June was the month we officially got all of the gardens planted! We have three main garden areas this year, which is one more
At the beginning of May, Karl and I took an all-day class about cultivating mushrooms, taught by a local mushroom grower and wild mushroom expert.
Thinking about making your own chick starter feed, eh?
When we first got our baby chicks, I was determined to be the best chick mother
Turkey Hatching Fail
Our egg-hatching track record is dismal. We made our first attempt to incubate eggs: 11 turkey and 1 duck. It turns out
If you’d like to hear about life on the homestead, our crazy antics, and a story with a happy ending about a duck and her
Garden o’ Plenty
In April we plowed up the garden and lightly tilled it to break up the sod initially. This month we fenced it
Baby Ducks on the Way
Fingers crossed! Lady Duck is sitting on a big ol’ nest full of eggs, expected to hatch in the middle