Well, it's Sunday and I am taking a little break from farm chores to pen a note to you all about the goings on around here. To say things have been insane has been an understatement. With the construction going on at the farm....to say the lumber spike in prices have not been shocking, is … Continue reading Sunday! Fuel Shortage! Oh, My!
I haven't blogged in a while as we have been so busy here at the farm. I'll tell you why. Well, we bought a cow named Rosie. We raise our own beef for the freezer. The friend we bought her from said she isn't breeding so best to let her come to us for our … Continue reading Such A Busy Spring!! Plus Foal and Calf Coming Soon.
We did a fairly large renovation of our Victorian farmhouse when we moved to Tennessee. The reason was, we raise our own food and needed a very functional food processing environment inside the home. It was a somewhat formal home and had no fireplaces. We needed more space for food preservation and also seed starting. … Continue reading Best Homestead Kitchens – What You Need In A Homestead Kitchen
My hand crank cream separator has not been working. Why? I am not sure. Apparently, in spring, goat milk has less fat so there isn't a lot of cream to separate. Maybe that was it. Or, maybe we weren't running the hand crank fast enough to get it to separate. Who knows. But, the bottom … Continue reading Finally! My New Cream Separator Has Arrived
It's been a busy spring at the farm. Now that we are getting caught up on things I thought I'd tour our property and see what was happening and what was blooming. I love this seasonal tour across the farm.