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Springing Considerably

The forest floor is sprouting forth with an abundance of white trout lilies this week. It made me curious about the trillium that we transplanted from our lake place last year. 318 more words

Chronicle

Anxiously Waiting

We knocked off a good number of satisfying chores yesterday, taking full advantage of perfectly summer-like weather. In fact, it was so summery, I found myself mowing grass.  284 more words

Chronicle

On entropy, goats, and rotational grazing.

They say that the second law of thermodynamics dictates that the entropy of any closed system is bound to increase – that is to say, will move from order to disorder. 455 more words

Maui

Suddenly green

Well that was fast.

Plenty of rain and several weeks of May-like temps have turned the switch on early, it seems.  We’re told to expect some cold nights and snow flurries before March is behind us but there’s really no stopping what’s going on out there in the woods and fields, ponds and streams, soil and sky.  161 more words

Spring Pastures

Rotational Grazing on our small farm

If you don’t have massive expanses of pasture for continuous grazing you should look into rotational grazing, as it is an amazing way to make use of small areas. 178 more words

4-H Heritage Breeds/Small Sustainable Farming Project

Fiddle Creek Update part two

Recent flooding out at Fiddle Creek Dairy has caused significant damage to the farm’s infrastructure, namely to the driveway and one of the barns. Due to the topography flashflooding is proving to be a multiple times per year event. 624 more words

Permaculture Principles, Techniques, And News

Feeding Hay

Any sheep, goat, or cattle operation needs to provide feed for their animals through the cold winter months when the grass is growing slowly or isn’t growing at all. 255 more words

Clean Food