4072 Kilometres

4072 Kilometres

4072 Kilometres. Apparently that's the distance from Tremont, Nova Scotia to Niagara Falls and back. Understandably then, some people thought I might be a little...Read More
Cucumber Overload!

Cucumber Overload!

Yikes! The cucumbers were running rampant this morning when I sussed out this week's CSA offerings. Most normal people can only eat so much cucumber,...Read More
Farm Harder

Farm Harder

I made a comment on Facebook a few days ago that "now I have to farm harder." In many ways it was a dialogue between...Read More
3 Weeks Ago Today

3 Weeks Ago Today

3 weeks ago today was one of the worst days of my life. It's the day we lost Griffin very tragically and completely out of...Read More

Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes are the curly central stems that emerge on garlic plants around the middle of June. The garlic scape left to mature contains edible...Read More
One Chore Too Many

One Chore Too Many

I thought I knew tired. I've done 8-hour mountain bike races solo. I've competed in 24-hour endurance races. I've worked a job so stressful that...Read More
Tackling the Barbs

Tackling the Barbs

Barbed wire is a hateful, hateful thing. The same features that make it an effective method of controlling unruly bovines are the same features that...Read More
Old Barns

Old Barns

There are few buildings as iconic and romantic as the old barns strewn across Nova Scotia's agricultural landscape. Since moving to this province 24 years...Read More
6 Months

6 Months

Here we are, 6 months and 21 days in. It's the first day of spring. It seems like an appropriate time to sit back and...Read More
How to Disbud a Goat

How to Disbud a Goat

There are few things on this earth that I hate as much as disbudding goats. Although it's gotten easier with experience, it still makes me...Read More