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Scrambled egg, pancetta & kale

You may (or may not) remember that we have 3 hens at home.

Hen welfare is very close to my heart, one of the reasons we started to keep hens was because I was very unhappy with the way hens are kept. 252 more words


Objectively Choosing Heritage Chicken Breed for Pasturing

Continuing the style of scoring and factoring that I used in Sweet Potato Variety selection, a somewhat-objective scoring system for heritage chicken breeds was used. 217 more words


Wintering Chickens: Shelter, feed, minerals

Wintering chickens actually seems like the least intimidating part of starting the farmstead.

Shelter- Hoop greenhouse over garden. One example is $100-$150 for a 9’x8′ structure. 283 more words


First farm-related purchase made!

Despite the size of the purchase, I find great excitement in taking the first step out of the abstract by ordering a physical product! Here are the chicken watering nipples! 26 more words


Sad news about our ex-batts

I just wanted to share with you that over the last week we have lost two of our dear girls. Khalessi developed a prolapse and two vets recommended euthanasia. 185 more words


Fun Bridal Shower games

Fun Bridal shower games.

The bridal shower is an opportunity for the women in the future bride’s life to honor her with a simple luncheon or get together filled with good food, fun and games. 1,286 more words


Sustainable Gardening

With Summer upon us, though you wouldn’t know it today as it is rainy and cool, I am planning for Fall. We increased our garden size this year but had not planted the new section. 467 more words