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Little Help Please

June 16, 2017

In the photo, two friends enjoy a drink after work. If you look close, you’ll see a little helper. If you look even closer, you’ll see a tiny hand about to pet the face of our draft horse. 283 more words

Small Farming

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