Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
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Spoke too soon...

So…remember that last post…the one where I said it had stopped snowing and all was right with our world?

Well, that was all very temporary! When we woke up on Tuesday, it was snowing again. We must not have been paying attention when the weather guy was predicting another 6+ inches! It continued to snow through much of Wednesday…

Where's the WeatherSow?

So        [….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]

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]

Salad Bar in Bristol

Ewes happily munch Spring grass after a long winter of boring old hay.

The sheep are now officially “on pasture” after a week of carefully reacquainting them to the green stuff. It takes a little while to get their rumens adjusted to rich, wet feed after 6 months of eating dry hay. Too much too soon can cause the sheep to “bloat” and        [….read more]

News of Maryland

Here it is Friday and I’m finally sitting down to write about Maryland. I haven’t a clue where the week has gone and on top of that, I just realized that two posts I did before I left weren’t published…ugh…guess I must’ve been more panicked than I thought!

Because I spend far too much time obsessing about the weather, I’ll sum up the festival weather        [….read more]