January 19, 2018

Ah, Lando Cowrissian. It's been fun. Your departure is a bit sudden, but definitely for the best. We have never raised a large steer through winter before, and we will never do it again. What a pain in the butt!  Before we took the critters off pasture for the winter,...

January 18, 2018

We just had the cutest little buddy born on the farm. He has very unique coloring - which reminded me of a little lamb born many years ago that had similar coloring.  This is Oak, born about a week ago to Princess Celestia. His twin brother is a standard black and whit...

January 16, 2018

So.... what got us here? Two science-type people from the 'burbs ran out and bought some acres in the rural-burbs. They opened some books, learned about farming, bought some chickens and some sheep, planted some seeds and some fruit trees and tried to make their acres...

January 14, 2018

If you are reading this, most likely you, like me, are on a food journey. I wanted to start from the beginning, to understand how I got to where I am on my food journey. I was that kid in middle school that came home telling my family we needed to recycle, admonishing...

January 6, 2018

Sorry, I can't seem to use my good words today. I've waited an entire day to bury some of my grief before writing this story. I will second guess and question myself for the rest of my life. I will miss her, too.  I work really hard to keep my sheep healthy and safe. S...

January 2, 2018

So it's winter. I'm still hibernating, but it is time to start planning for the coming year.

This means figuring out when I want birds coming in, when to start hatching, cleaning out the barn to build the brooders, etc. We have a lot on our plate. 

One of the tough decis...

January 2, 2018

The round up for Thanksgiving was 192 turkeys processed on the farm in 3 days, and all but 2 were sold. HEY! We got to keep 2 for ourselves!  

 Another huge shout out to ALL of our volunteers this year! We can't do it without you, and Thanksgiving, as a holiday, ha...

January 2, 2018

This is a rescue we can really support! Last night, we attended the 5th annual Feast of Fermentation. It was hosted by the Boulder Food Rescue. This is a non-profit organization that "rescues" perfectly good food, that would otherwise be thrown away, and they get it to...

January 2, 2018

I've had this question posed to me before. And with an unfortunate listing on a webpage (where we were not asked for authorization of what got listed - don't worry, this has been resolved) our farm was listed as feeding ONLY grass to all our animals.

That just is not tr...

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