In Which The Chickens Get Enlisted

I have done something that is great for both the chickens and for me. I have enlisted the chickens onto my compost team. I am in the process of moving the weedpost pile, the pile where I was chucking my weeds and the worms and bugs were decomposing them, into the chicken pen. I didn't…

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I Ate it And I Liked it

I ate Broccoli. And I liked it. There is only one way in which I like broccoli thus far, and that is in a raw broccoli salad. I'm not sure if it's because the broccoli is raw, because there's bacon or because there's mayo and bacon, but it works. We made some for the first…

It’s Winter, But The Garden is Alive

The shortest day of the year is almost upon us and although most of the winter is still to come, I'm feeling fantastic! There is so much happening around here and I'm enjoying seeing the progress in our yard and thinking about the opportunities to come. I got my garlic planted. I didn't get to…

Homestead Update

Well, things have been certifiably nuts around here of late. I have been sick and fatigued off and on as I try to figure out what food or foods are causing me issues. That is making it difficult to get things done and it seems time is whizzing by while I'm scrambling to get a…