Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

Rain,rain Go Away!

OK…enough is enough! I like a good rainy day from time to time. It gives you a reason to pause and take a breath before you get back to crazy “normal” life. But this is really awful. I just want to crawl into bed with a cuppa tea and a good book. But NO…we have to be out in it, move wet sheep, move fence        [….read more]

Frolicking at the Fairgrounds

We spent last weekend at the Maine Fiber Frolic. This is a really pleasant and more or less laid back festival for us because it’s so close to home — we actually come home every night. If we didn’t have chores to do, I think it’d be fun to stay at the fairgrounds and play with other vendors and organizers after hours.

Our fleeces did        [….read more]

Bye-bye Bamboo

Bamboo is taking over!

The bamboo stand is gone! The soil looked pretty good underneath with lots of fat earthworms and I added a good dose of composted manure (thank you, sheep & chickens) so the little kitchen herb garden is ready for plants. I think I can see the lemon balm smiling now that its getting some more sun. We enjoyed the chive        [….read more]