Monthly Archives: January 2012

Our new barn coop

We’ve been having issues with our LGD Great Pyr, Mia, eating our chicken eggs. The fault lies with us, so I can’t really blame her. Our chickens don’t lay in the 3 nesting boxes in their tiny coop, they like … Continue reading

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What to do with pallets

I like to build things and if I can build things with free wood, that’s even better. I found a great source for free pallets this morning. Of course, they really aren’t free because I did have to drive out … Continue reading

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My Current Yarn Blended On A Hackle

I’m spinning yarn right now that is alpaca fiber from our boy Buddy and his half sister Sookie. It’s a nice shade of brown that blends nicely with colors. I’ve taken their fiber and blended it with hand dyed Merino … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening

Nope, I’m don’t have one at the moment, but I do hope that I will have one next winter. The resource I’m using is “The Winter Harvest Handbook” by Eliot Coleman. I was out of town at the time I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t really do them, but I do plan on keeping my blog more up to date and posting good resources for small farmers, be it alpacas or chickens or crops. I do feel a sense of renewal with the … Continue reading

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