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My Day Off: April 21

Earth Day at the farm marks the week for farm clean up and spring cleaning outside. Some time was spent removing the winter insulation and clearing debris off and away from the bee hives. During the last wind storm the plastic on one of my greenhouse ripped off in one...

Biodynamic Prep

With warmer weather in the forecast, finally, it is officially time to start the annual biodynamic process of prepping the fields and gardens for planting. We use The Josephine Porter Institute For Applied Bio-Dynamics for our applied biodynamics and they provide...

My Day Off: April 14th

My days off this week were spent catching up. I caught up on some rest, reading, and spring planning. Part of that planning is around upcoming school vacation and what tasks do I have that I can put my two boys to work on. As a child I remember the annual spring...

My Day Off: April 1

I spent my free time this week getting ready for our first annual Guild Open House, which is coming up this weekend. The green house seedlings are sprouting, last years licorice, goji berry and rosemary bushes survived the winter and are showing strong leaf growth....

My Day Off: March 24

Better late then never for an update of my days off. Besides some more greenhouse planting, feeding the bees, and preparing for milking season with my goats, I spent a fair amount of time reflecting on my barn. A great deal of my time of during this season, is spent...

My Day Off: March 15

This week brought more baby lambs and our first goat kids, dairy and pygmy. The count so far is 17 lambs and 3 kids. Wednesday I spent a few hours putting up fencing for the sheep and goats grazing the pastures. Managing pastures is one of the full time jobs that both...