Winter isn’t over yet

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Yesterday, we got a foot of new snow, but at least it wasn't cold. And by the end of the week, the temperatures will be up in the thirties! But we still had a...

Of donkeys and tomatoes

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Since her birth, I've been working with Crystal, our little red baby burro. She thinks she's a people or I'm a donkey...I'm not sure which. But she is totally fearless. And she's already trained...

Q and A: Turkeys fighting and Watering vs. rain

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Turkeys fighting Do you have any trouble with your turkeys fighting? Whenever I have a young tom coming along at about 6 months I have to separate him from my older tom. And then this...

So far we’ve had a great fruit harvest

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Besides harvesting many wild pin cherries and chokecherries, the wild plums are coming on like mad. Not to mention our own tame fruit. We've been especially thrilled with our Hansen's Bush Cherries. The fruit...

Three feet of snow, -5 F, and I’m starting to plant

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Now that may sound totally crazy (especially when our last spring frost date is around June 12th or so. But there are a few crops that need to be started early. One of these...