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what’s been happening

Just before shearing last year, I gave up on this blog Farm Journal. Getting photos into posts was such a pain in the neck that posting just wasn’t fun at all. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one who noticed because the good folks at WordPress have streamlined the process. I’m giving it another try…

The ewes get to eat indoors the day after shearing.

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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]

Whirlwind Weeks in Review

Phew! It’s been a crazy frantic couple of weeks! I thought so many times about posting but would fall asleep on the couch, wake up in the wee hours of the morning and go to bed. Not very productive…

On Monday the 3rd, I finished packing & shipped off our first year’s Fiber CSA shares. I was excited… but anxious at the same time. At        [….read more]