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New Arrivals

Meet the newest members of our farm community —  Myotonics, also known as Tennessee Fainting Goats. There are four on the farm now, plus another three that are “on assignment” clearing brush for customers. 37 more words


Who we are?

Silk Tree Farm is a small farm, located in Little Compton R.I.  All of our animals are raised on pastures that we lease along with a farmhouse, on property that is under a conservation easement with the Nature Conservancy.  275 more words

Rusted Truck Ranch

Nothing in this post to do with cooking or BBQ’n. Sorry! We’ll be back on topic later in the week. I thought I’d fill everybody in on a little of the happenings at the Rusted Truck Ranch, out in the backwoods of the great state of California, up in the hills and far away. 745 more words


Busy Bees, Disappointment, and Raccoons

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated. Honestly, May is one of the wildest months for me as a teacher. I have been a very busy bee. 465 more words

Blue Orpingtons at 10 Weeks

We had a blizzard here a couple days ago.  Man were the chickens confused!  They refused to come outside their coop until the snow melted.  Hopefully by the fall time they’ll get over it, or else it’s going to be a long, boring winter…. 37 more words


Big Daddy and the Ducklings

We were in the process of moving the three little ducklings to the garage yesterday. My poor husband had to do most of the work due to my back being out the last few days. 452 more words

Blue Orpingtons at 7 Weeks Old

It took them a few days in their new accommodation before they wanted to go outside, but they eventually got the hang of it.  They also tuck themselves in at night just after sunset, which is hugely convenient.  18 more words

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