The honey bees are swarming!

The honey bees are swarming!

TURN ON YOUR SOUND FOR THIS ONE! Have you ever been in a swarm of bees? It’s an amazing feeling. There is this large vibration in the air. Tons of bees talking, buzzing, Running into you and your veil! There is a smell of warm honey in the...

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Apple Trees and Goats

Apple Trees and Goats

We always bury our goats under the apple trees. The tree gets nourished by the goat body. The grass always grows really well there. Then the goats get to eat the apples and the grass. Then the goats make more goats. On and on it goes. This year...

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The woodstove

The woodstove

“Firewood warms you twice, once when you cut it and again when you burn it.” – some lumberjack At the end of this summer we got a wood stove for heating the house. It has been a learning adventure. There is a famous permaculture...

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Poultry Day

Poultry Day

The Sunday before thanksgiving is our last processing day. Its the day that officially ends our poultry growing season. Here is how we do it. We gather all the birds the night before. We go into the coup with a red light and catch everyone and...

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Around the Farm

Around the Farm

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase.  Just take the first step.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. We are slowly plugging away at all the to-dos on the property; readying homes for goats, chickens, ducks, bees, fish and...

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Busy as the Bees

Busy as the Bees

someone turned 8 since the last post. When  I take long breaks from the blog I get nervous about what to say next. Like, it’d better be important, meaty and enthralling or the people of the e-verse will wonder why I’d bothered...

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