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How to Cook Perfect Eggs

After a long and painful molt, our chickens are laying again! I thought I’d celebrate with a revision of an old blog on how to best enjoy the fruits of their labor. 667 more words



This handsome guy is my husband and partner in farming, Bob Shelley. Yes, he’s as nice as he looks…sweetest man you’ll ever meet. Bob brings that cute smile and a strong back to the market garden. 130 more words


Groundhogs Day

In the astronomical calendar, the one ruled by the movement of the earth on its tilted axis around the sun, there are eight days that mark the seasons. 506 more words


Paintbrush Harvest

Local artist and author Betty LaDuke presents “Paintbrush Harvest”, with stories and paintings from the vibrant local food movement taking place in Southern Oregon.

Thursday, February 9… 214 more words

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I’ve come to see microgreens as a miracle. It’s January, so all of our growing is under some sort of cover. The landscape is barren. However, our microgreens are in the basement grow area, on lighted shelving. 412 more words


Winter on a Homestead – A Survival Guide

So, it’s mid-January of the new year and I’m sitting here looking at a long involved ‘To Do’ list. It details all the steps required to build the farm-based business for the year ahead while also putting the passing year to bed. 786 more words



Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”  411 more words