Our beavers say it’s going to be a dry year

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They've built up their dam extra high this spring. And as we haven't had any rain in two weeks, I'm beginning to see why. Using this dry spell, Will spread a good layer of...

Our first calf of the year arrived yesterday

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This calf is so cute! He's out of our favorite heifer, Hope, who has always been a huge pet. All of our cattle get scratched, petted, and fed treats. All have names. Such softies...

With warmer weather we’ve been busy

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Of course, that's nothing new, but it is so nice to be outside on nice days. Our fruit trees are budding, including the Chestnut crab that we love and thought the voles had killed...

The sun is finally out

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It makes us feel so much more like doing stuff outside! The baby goats are both now eating like little pigs. After four days of struggling with the buckling Domingo, one night, he finally...

Rain, rain, and more rain

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At least it isn't snow. But in northern Minnesota, we don't rule that possibility out yet. Will is having a hard time working on the new greenhouse. Take yesterday, for instance. First the rain...