We have a really cool spruce burl log

For those of you who don't know what the heck that is, here's the dope: A log with burls has all these lumps and bumps running down the whole tree trunk, usually caused by...

We’re looking for one or more apprentices this spring

As our seed business is growing and we are getting older, we'd like to open our homestead to an additional apprentice or two. Our wonder-gal, Alisha, now has a boyfriend who has a farm...

Are any of you getting tired of winter?

We sure are. Yesterday we got four more inches of snow and it dropped to -21° F last night and the high today is -4. But at least the sun is out and that...

We love off-season canning!

Most folks think of canning as only something you do in the fall when harvest is in. Sure, I do a lot more canning then, as I'm bringing in tons (literally) of ripe tomatoes,...

We wish all of you a very Happy New Year!

The time seems to be flying by. This Sunday, we had our second Christmas Dinner. I woke up in the morning to get the ham baking and looked outside. Oh oh! Lots of snow...