13th Mar

Ramping up for Spring

I love this time of year. Our makeshift greenhouse (it’s actually our pumphouse equipped with a heater, lights, and a fan) is full of little sprouting seedlings, our goats are shedding their winter coats, and our pasture is a rich shade of mud. OK, I’m not crazy about the jud part, but I do realize […]

04th Feb

Project Incubation: successful!

I bought my very first chickens at a rural side-of-the-road market in Soddy Daisy, TN from a guy selling a variety of farm animals. I talked to a co-worker at the time and he recommended that it was the best place to get a few baby chicks locally. I only wanted two or three, and […]