MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

sigh…it’s still winter

But the sun has made an appearance! I won’t complain about the weather…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…about getting slammed again and again…snow, wind, rain. Yes, rain and THUNDER! I’m just saying…not complaining, really!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is winter in Maine after all, and we should be ready for all of it…even expect it,        [….read more]

december flew by

It’s definitely true that as we age time flies by faster and faster. This past year went by so fast! And the time since Thanksgiving…well, I don’t know where the heck that went. All of a sudden, it was Christmas!

It’s been a really crazy month especially weather-wise, and I think that must be part of why December is a blur. One day of clearing        [….read more]

not a good week

Sometimes amidst the beauty, wonder and entertainment factor of this farm, up pops frustration and misery…the kind that makes you put off the walk out to the barn in the morning for fear of what you’ll find. The kind that can make you dissolve into a weeping lump followed by primal rage. That’s the kind of week it’s been.

Bad Chicken – not afraid        [….read more]

Grass…Pasture…Forage

…whatever you want to call it, it’s been on our minds these days and in short supply. Jim, the assistant shepherd in charge of pasture management<BG>, has been watching, worrying, reporting. Finally, with some rain, it seems to be turning around. Too bad that Fall is on the doorstep now and growth is slowing down. Time to switch gears to finding/buying/storing hay. We’ve bought some        [….read more]