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The Coop is Done, it Just Needs a Home

I got the second coat of paint on the trim.

I am happy with the way it came out.  This cements my desire to repaint the barn blue and keep the white trim.   284 more words


The Help Of Many Hands

As we have mentioned in the past , we raise a lot of our own food here at Fernwood. Along with the rows of canned vegetables and fruits lining the pantry shelves and the freezer bags full of blanched greenbeans, broccoli, and swiss chard, we round out our supply with the chicken, lamb, and pork we raise. 566 more words

Life At Fernwood

Return to the Farm

Every summer for the past six years, we have moved from our on-campus apartment at the boarding school where I was working to our farmhouse in rural Luzerne Co. 959 more words


Farm Workers Accused of Pelting Colleague to Death with Oranges

The Independent:

Police in South Africa have launched an investigation as two rural farm workers are suspected of pelting their colleague to death with oranges. 166 more words

Where did August go?

It’s been quite a month, quite a summer actually. You will notice none of these pictures show progress or completion on the various house painting projects that are STILL on the go (third summer, sigh). 1,280 more words


Bottomless Bounty

I know you’ve been waiting for me to get home from the farm today so you could see the fruits of my labor…I mean vegetables and fruits of my labor. 106 more words


Chicken Harvest

             Douglas Hayes; architect, chef, owner of Azalea Springs Farm. Douglas raises heritage breed chickens, Buckeyes to be exact, with a philosophy of love and respect.  Unlike the chickens we get from the store, which is only a few weeks old, Douglas waits a few years until they are mature, fully grown and have a fuller flavor.  248 more words