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Drying Culinary Herbs

As the air starts to chill, I am preserving the last crops of the season. In the summer, I freeze tomatoes, zucchini, and basil pesto. In the fall, I dry peppers, garlic, and herbs. My herb garden is brimming with … Continue reading

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Ducklings

Pask’s eggs hatched! They hatched on Sat Oct 15. There are 5 ducklings. So cute! They learned to swim the next day. See how Pask is lifeguard? Here is an interesting fact: When ducklings are hatched, the mother gives them … Continue reading

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Our broody duck

This is Pask. She is a Muscovy duck. She is sitting on eggs. Duck eggs take 35 days to hatch. She should be hatching in about a week or two. Stand by for the hatching blog. –photo and blog by … Continue reading

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The Duck House is Almost Ready

              The ducks are getting big. So soon they will need to move to their permanent house that is going to be in our pond’s fenced-in area. The duck house is currently being built next … Continue reading

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Ducks on the farm

We just bought ducklings and they are very cute. We have four Indian Runners, two Cayugas,  four  Golden Layers and one Magpie. The ducks are one week old now. The ducks currently live in a little shed that I originally … Continue reading

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Sheep and Wool inspiration

We attend the Sheep and Wool festival every year. There is always a new inspiration to take home from the festival to feed my love of fiber arts. This year, a new booth by Sarafina Fiber Art caught my eye! … Continue reading

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With a little help from our friends

      Last week sure was windy! It ripped the skin right off our hoophouse! In a big wind, the plastic ripped off and flipped off the roof just like a huge page in a book might turn. In … Continue reading

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Seedling Salad

  The hoophouse is chock full of seedling trays for the upcoming CSA season–kale, chard, kohlrabi, lettuce (three kinds), broccoli, cabbage, chinese cabbage. What else? Peppers and eggplant (4-5 kinds each), tomatoes (15 varieties!), basil and other herbs. And more! … Continue reading

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My new hat

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Liz’s Beet Chocolate Cake

Cake on the farm! We can do that, because it had our beets in it! So it was farm-grown cake, right? Liz volunteers on the farm but she works in her kitchen. She has a cake business called Another Slice … Continue reading

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