Category Archives: Family

Puppy Blog Week 1: Meet Kenai

OK, so here is the deal. I am going to write a blog for one month. We just got an English Shepherd puppy. His name is Kenai. He is 8 weeks old and he is painfully cute. No literally. He … 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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Spice beauty

  Spice beauty…freshly ground mint from the jar of dried garden mint. The kids had fun grinding it and grinding it, but that killed the coffee-herb grinder…our ancient coffee-herb grinder is retired now. Also ground mint, nutmeg and cinnamon together … Continue reading

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Watermelons

Nothing says summertime more than watermelon. Our kids are in charge of growing watermelons on our farm. They get more involved in the production of the melons each year. This year, one or both of the kids were involved in … Continue reading

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Homesteaders of the Year

Mother Earth News has selected our family as one of their six featured Homesteaders of the Year. This article is printed in the magazine, which hits newsstands July 23. Community-Building and Self-Reliance: Our 2013 Homesteaders of the Year The 2013 MOTHER … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from House in the Woods Farm!

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Peregrin Falcon guest dines at the farm

 My kids are pretty fond of the chickens. They raised some of the chickens from little chicks… So Jonah was crushed yesterday when he found out that a predator bird had killed his favorite chicken, Robber. Robber was actually given … Continue reading

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Antique

I ventured off the fields and out of the kitchen and out of the woods today, doing some long-overdue errands. So I’m in Office Depot and they don’t sell a regular old style phone with a cord. The Office Depot … Continue reading

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Kids Basket Snack Tour

KIDS BASKET SNACK TOUR: SATURDAY AUGUST 4, 10-11am This is geared to our littlest CSA members, we’ll take a garden tour searching for good things to eat and put in our baskets. Bring a basket or a bucket or bowl … Continue reading

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