Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

City People Have All The Fun.

Apparently, there was an earthquake.  Not the scary kind of earthquake that sends people running screaming into the streets.  Just the kind that makes people look up and say, “Is that an earthquake?”  Or in most of my friends’ houses, “Will you kids stop jumping around up there??!!!!”
It was the kind of earthquake that hasn’t [...]

It happened to me.

I don’t know how it happened.
I really don’t.
After all, I’ve never owned a creamer pitcher shaped like a cow.
Or salt and pepper shakers shaped like geese.
I don’t have tissue box covers that look like barns.
Or a milk bucket for an umbrella stand.
My curtains do not have roosters on them.
And the stove does not have burner [...]

It’s On.

It happens on occasion.  A predator stumbles upon our farm and discovers that:
1.  There is a plastic container of dog food kept on the deck.

Weeding

Don’t be fooled.  Farming is not as scientific as it is intuitive.  It takes sensitivity.  Attentiveness.  A discerning eye.  Not just everyone has this ability.  Take weeding the garden, for example.  Some people will say that weeding should be done a little bit every day.  At least every week.  I don’t know about you, but [...]

Guineas Gone Wild.

**Note from the author:  OK, so I forgot to post Part 2 and Part 3 of  my article for Farm To Table.  There have been some complaints whining questions from people who want to know how it all ended.  So I am posting the article in its entirety below.  Please be aware that this article [...]

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