Tag: learning as we grow

Planting the Garden

Our poor garden has been put on the backburner this spring as we’ve tackled other projects, dealt with crummy weather, and juggled trying to work full-time jobs while raising two kids. We developed a pretty good garden plan over the winter and started hundreds… Continue Reading “Planting the Garden”

Kid-Friendly Raised Garden Beds

As we begin to figure out what direction we want our farm to take, we’ve tried to set everything up to include our two little boys. The original intent of this endeavor was for our family to eat really great, clean food. People have… Continue Reading “Kid-Friendly Raised Garden Beds”

Our Newest $300 Chicken Coop

It finally feels like we’re turning the corner into Spring! Now that the weather is nice, everything seems to be moving at the speed of light. We have so many tasks on our farm to-do list that it doesn’t feel like we’re ever going… Continue Reading “Our Newest $300 Chicken Coop”

Raising Cornish Cross Chickens

There are a lot of contentious issues in the food/agriculture world: GMO vs. Non-GMO, Organic vs. Conventional, Grass-fed/finished vs. Grain Finished, and on and on and on. Perhaps the most misunderstood of these issues, however, is the Cornish Cross chicken. If you’ve ever watched… Continue Reading “Raising Cornish Cross Chickens”

Incubating Chicken Eggs

At the time of writing this, a heavy coat of ice has our woods hunched over and groaning like they would rather do anything but stay upright. I can relate with every passing year. Looking out the window it’s hard to fathom that we… Continue Reading “Incubating Chicken Eggs”

We Did a Thing.

So, we did a thing. We did a big thing. We thought a lot about the thing and researched the thing like crazy. We just came home with two Great Pyrenees puppies. They are possibly the cutest things on this planet, even covered in… Continue Reading “We Did a Thing.”