NEW FARM EXPERIENCES

Winter Chores

1/23/18 Our first winter with animals brings some new experiences keeping livestock.  The methods and practices we use now, in my mind, are small iterations of our long trajectory of daily care, though when explaining [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Scout

12/3/2017 Last month, Scout was diagnosed with cancer, and we made the choice to end her life peacefully, in the gazebo with our veterinarian.  This is the eulogy I wrote for her that day, and [...]

By | December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

First frost

10/26/17 We woke up today to Beckett announcing “It’s the first frost! And it’s awesome!”  The grass and roof were frosted white, reflecting the morning sun.  Beckett and Casey had made a couch nest on [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Life Cycles

Began writing on May 25, 2017 I finally had a chance to try out the roller crimper, a new tractor implement that I was excited to use.  The winter rye and other cover crops we’ve [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|