Monthly Archives: February 2012

What to plant in the pallet fence?

I feel like I’m horribly behind getting my garden plan in order, but I think that it’s still too cold to start planting. Of course it’s 62 degrees here in February and I feel like I could have planted things … Continue reading

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Do you know your labeling requirements?

  In the past month or so, I’ve come across a number of people discussing labeling requirements, mostly for farm produced items. In Virginia, I think we are fortunate that there are many exemptions for the small farm producer. If … Continue reading

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Please pardon our mess!

Our web site is getting a face lift, so please check back later for all kinds of new content. One of the new additions will be videos demonstrating fiber production on all levels. First up will be wet felting, so … Continue reading

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My new adventure at a fiber mill

If your business is fiber, in my opinion, you should get to know as much about it as possible in all aspects. I do a lot of reading on all stages of alpaca fiber; on the alpaca, off the alpaca … Continue reading

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Our chicks’ coop

  Just wanted to put up some pics of the coop we built into our back porch for our chicks who have just turned 6 weeks old. We wanted a natural earth floor, so I put down wire and then … Continue reading

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Almost, but not quite there with the new coop

We worked hard all last weekend, but the wind was a big hindrance to us,¬†especially¬†on Saturday. It was so bad that Mark actually had to drop the sheet of plywood he was moving, it was dragging him along with it … Continue reading

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