Stars

Stars

Tonight, 10:40, barn check. I pull my coveralls over my flannel pajamas and step outside. It is dark, my eyes take a moment to adjust,...Read More
Carl.

Carl.

There's only one way to describe our relationship with Carl. "It's complicated." Carl was a Katahdin ram. He came to us as a bottle baby,...Read More
Growing

Growing

It's been over a year since I've written anything and it's been the hardest year I've ever experienced. I've started writing many times and stopped...Read More
It’s 9:48 pm…

It’s 9:48 pm…

...on a Wednesday night. About an hour or so past my bedtime. But an hour or so ago I was eating supper, last night's leftovers,...Read More
Teste Situations

Teste Situations

Yesterday was another milestone here on the farm. Yesterday we sent our first lamb to freezer camp. Well, Troy actually did the deed. I was...Read More
Homily to the Homely

Homily to the Homely

Wherever there's spray-free produce there's also an abundance of ugly produce...it's a fact. Things often go sideways when you grow without pesticides and chemical fertilizers....Read More
The Price is Wrong

The Price is Wrong

It's veggie season again and that means those of us who sell produce at market have to step away from the fields and weeds for...Read More
Meat is Murder?

Meat is Murder?

WARNING! THIS POST CONTAINS SOME GRAPHIC PICTURES OF MEAT PRODUCTION THAT SOME PEOPLE MAY FIND OFFENSIVE OR HARD TO VIEW. Meat is murder? Well, that...Read More
Holy Hot Peppers!

Holy Hot Peppers!

In all my years of growing things, peppers, and particularly hot peppers, have probably been my biggest challenge. For some reason, when everything else was...Read More