It’s easy to forget what all the struggle is for when you continue trudging through the nothingness for so long. I’m still living in a house that I think is physically obliterating my health, where I can’t even own chickens… and it’s been well past the time I felt I should have earned my way… Continue reading Daydreaming About Tiny Houses… A Day in Vermont
Today I spent some time listening to other homesteaders as they talked about what a life changing venture it all is. There were people in their twenties, fresh out of school, just starting their own little farms, lamenting that even after several years of progress they were still not recognized or respected within their extended… Continue reading A Burger Named Holly
Although I am “between farms” I still am very much involved with the community – this take taking photos of other people’s livestock and hopefully rallying support.
The death of Rindle Ridge Farm beckons the birth of a new larger idea – and a request for help.
Since moving we’ve been sadly chickenless. We miss our birds a lot and we sure miss having fresh eggs! This was made even worse by the fact we bought “farm fresh” eggs twice at a nearby farmstand and twice we ended up with multiple eggs which had clearly been sat on by a hen for… Continue reading Starting from Scratch…
This weekend was a celebration of National Alpaca Farm Day. Both days farms opened their doors to the public to learn about these wonderful creatures. We went to four farms and asked a ton of questions… below I will share with you some of the many things we’ve learned as well as some musings. I… Continue reading Two Days of Touring Alpaca Farms – What We Learned