It's been a while since I've blogged as we have been so busy here at HiBar Ranch. June was crazy as we were preparing for family for the fourth of July week. Our theme was "Look Closer". It was the message my husband's Grandfather always shared with him when he was young to instill a … Continue reading The Summer Rages On But For Us Harvest Season Has Started!
It was finally sunny and warm today at the farm. The luffa gourds and bird house gourds have been seed started and are doing great. Today I went into my art studio to make a gourd requested by a client. I love the approach of keeping the natural colors visible in the gourd where the … Continue reading Had A Fun Time Creating A Custom Gourd For A Client Today – From Our Gourds
My daughter and I have been delving deeply into eco-dyeing - using natural materials from our farm to create art for apparel and more. I posted recently how we used the black walnut hulls at our farm to create a gorgeous natural walnut dye and indigo. Today we did a photo shoot of the final … Continue reading Creating Beauty At HiBar Ranch – How Our Eco-Dyeing Worked Out & More
Today my daughter and I made natural dyes using indigo and our black walnut husks from our farm. We did it over a wood cook stove to heat the walnut husks for several hours. This was the result of our days work.
Today was a fun day creating with my daughter who runs a company out of our multi-generational farm. Her company is called ReWild Co. and you can go to her website at re-wild-company.com. It is a lifestyle company with apparel, apothecary and wildcrafting/home decor that connects people back to - stay raw stay wild. We … Continue reading Organic Buttermilk Goat Soap Making Today & Designed A Black Walnut Hourglass