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Earth Day Celebration

Join us Sunday for our Earth Day Celebration with Sunshine House. A hobby farm. For an amazing presentation on permaculture practices at 1pm up in the loft. They will also be here from 11 to 3 to answer any of your questions and demonstrate the environmental benefits of permaculture.

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Fall Permaculture Practices for a Successful Spring Garden

Permaculture is a sustainable and natural approach to agriculture that integrates nature and society. Join Michael & Jennifer in this afternoon workshop that will introduce you to the principles that allowed them to turn their 2/3 acre lot into an urban homestead that produces more than half the food for their family. The workshop will offer a generous mix of philosophy and methodology. Participants will be introduced to the basics of permaculture; mulching, co-planting, natural pest control, chemical free fertilization, and designing a food forest. You will gain the knowledge to plant your fall crops and prepare your spring beds now for a successful garden in the coming year.Rainbow

We will offer you a sampling of our perennial plants to take home for your own gardens and then we will cap off the day with a variety of fresh snacks and hot coffee.

What to bring: Garden shoes, warm farming clothes, gloves, re-fillable water bottle. This workshop is limited to 10 attendees.

Register here now!

Decide if we want to add any Bantams to the chicken flock

We love our chickens, but we love eggs more! We are thinking of expanding the brood. However we would need to build a bigger chicken coop. Michael and James want to get quail instead. But if we are going to reserve chicks we need to do it in the next week!

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This was our baby Omelet. He is our sweetest chicken.

This was our baby Omelet. He is our sweetest chicken.

Those Jersey Girls…

One of the absolute BEST things we did last year was purchase a CSA share from our local raw dairy farm Deerfield Farm.  Every Wednesday we would argue over who would get to go pick up our milk, yogurt and soft cheese.  Mainly because we loved to hang out with cows.

IMG_20140723_154318These girls are real special.  They are loved, have a clean place to live, and see all that green behind them? They get to eat that ALLLL day!

So that means we get to bring home delicious raw milk that has an amazing cream line.

And we get all the health benefits of raw milk, plus the peace that comes with getting fresh air, listening to cows low and watch them frolic and play in the sunshine. It doesn’t get much better than that.

I cannot wait until it is milk CSA time again. It is coming up soon!

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