Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

You Need Some Of These.

Onion rings get a bad rap.  Something about fat, grease, blah, blah, blah.  I think that’s forgetting the important fact that onions are vegetables, people, vegetables.  Regardless, once you’ve received a large pallet of free onions for the pigs, there’s nothing to do except make onion rings.  Pigs don’t really eat onions.  Neither do goats, [...]

It’s What’s For Dinner.

You know when you’re weeding in the garden and you start thinking to yourself, “What am I making for dinner?”
And then the kids come down from the backyard and ask, “What’s for dinner?”
And you stroll through the garden rows and find this:

So you carry it up to the house and ask Google, “What can I [...]

Timing.

Gardening is all about the long run.  The last 2 years we’ve had the best gardens we’ve ever had.  Which is not surprising.  10 years of building the soil plus 10 years of experience along the way eventually starts to pay off.  We finally realized it takes an entire row of snap peas to produce [...]

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