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Rhinebeck

I apologize once again for the late posts. The 2 previous posts were almost done when I was overcome with preparing for Rhinebeck so I’ve just published them.

I don’t know where this past week has gone…can it really be a week since I was on the road headed for NY?! It was a great show…always so good to see old friends and meet new        [….read more]

Good-bye Summer

Fall is well and truly upon us. Rain is more common these days, colder nights have produced some frosty mornings and oh! the leaves are turning — it’s a great year for color! The rhythm of the farm has changed from the frantic pace of summer — moving fence & sheep often every other day, caring for temporary residents like the roasters and pigs and        [….read more]

First Egg!

Remember those little balls of fluff in the photo I posted way back in May?

Isn't this the cutest little egg?! Each time this hen lays, the egg will get a little bigger until it is "normal" size for that breed of chicken. We don't know which one is laying but she gets a gold star!

Well, they’re practically grown up now and yesterday        [….read more]

We're Moving...

BIG NEWS…Our booth at Rhinebeck (NY State Sheep & Wool Festival) will be in a new location…Building B. After many years in our lovely spot on the loft of the horticultural building (aka Bldg 22), the local fire marshalls decided it was too crowded to be safe and the festival organizers gave all of us on that side of the loft our marching orders.

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Feel Good Scarf

Earlier this summer, a couple of our Fiber CSA members and I decided to form a team and participate in the World’s Longest Scarf project — a fundraiser hatched by Keep the Fleece to benefit Heifer International.

I’m a newbie knitter but I love the idea of raising money for Heifer and I thought hey! it’s a scarf — just 9 inches wide…how difficult        [….read more]