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Going Green!

May 3, 2017

This field is out behind my pig barn. It is where my small sheep flock spent the winter. It was my idea to keep them close, give them shelter and have them work for me all winter. 318 more words

Small Farming

Making Hay the Old Fashioned Way; A Scythe

By the time we got to so much as walk our pasture this year after moving in, the grass was knee high. A couple months later it had finished seeding out and begun to flop over in places susceptible to winds.  382 more words

Winter. Endings and beginnings..

Our summer garden has come to an end. All of the tomatoes and aubergines, pumpkins and squashes, broccoli and cauliflower have been eaten, preserved or given away. 188 more words


The Russian peasant's workout

Take 5mins today to read this lovely article written by my friend Jez Hastings for the New York Times which captures the beauty of scything. 34 more words


It's June

June 9, 2016

We picked these berries this afternoon. They are very sweet and tasty. I was going to rip the plants out this spring, but didn’t get it done. 170 more words

Small Farming

156 Bales

And all  the hay is in the barn and all of us went to bed early last night.  Kevin was kitchen Mama yesterday making an Argentinian meat pie and banana cream pie.What a relief it was NOT to have to cook after loading 156 bales of hay.   336 more words


Calf Playtime!

Bobby T decided his mother was spending too much time with a coffee sack and went over to play too. 

Like a kid when his Mum is trying to get ready to go out. 190 more words