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Spring Eating

This time of year, one of the first spring crops to come into the house are the Jerusalem artichokes ( also referred to as Sunchokes). A native to North America, these knobby tubers can become rather invasive, but if you can find an area to grow them ( and control them), they are a delicious spring addition to meals. 413 more words

Life At Fernwood

Earth Day, Every Day: 8 Beginner's Steps

Creating eco-friendly change doesn’t have to include drastic transformations, but can begin with a few small steps. As a bonus, many changes are cost-efficient and can offer substantial savings over time. 340 more words

Sheri L. Thompson

Sheep Spa

Once again, it’s shearing time. A bit later this year due to the cold weather. Would you believe that it snowed again last night! No worries, the newly shorn flock were warm and cozy in the barn. 321 more words

Life At Fernwood

The good oil

Olives and their oil have been treasured for centuries, and every year at Mulberry Tree Farm we harvest our olives with great pride. And unfortunately to date, we haven’t had much to celebrate post harvest. 273 more words

Farm Life

Another Batch Of Sausage

* I really promise that after this, I will try to write fewer posts about meat. It just so happens that we are in the midst of processing right now, and we thought readers may want to see how sausage is being made here at Fernwood. 453 more words

Life At Fernwood

Wow, where did I go?

I’m not sure. Life happened? It just goes to show how easy it can be to lose touch with our goals and direction. So since my last posting, (almost a YEAR ago! 563 more words

My Life

The Angus Boys

Every parent is a little biased about their child’s talents. So it’s not surprising that I think our Angus Boys are very clever.

This morning, Hubby had some mowing business to attend to and whilst I was sipping my morning coffee, I spied a few familiar black masses in the paddock nearest our cottage – the very paddock that I had moved those familiar black masses from yesterday. 109 more words

Farm Life