I hope you all have a very Happy New Year!

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We're working toward that too. After all, following the exciting and peaceful holidays, visiting family (social distanced, of course), and eating lots of goodies, we're getting back to work. Seed orders are flowing in,...

Today was “one of those days”

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It started out pretty nice with a partly cloudy sky and no new snow. Besides, the temperature was 20 degrees above zero and was forecast to go nearly to 30. So I made a...

We can’t stop COVID-19 but we can bring in firewood and save seeds

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With all the unrest and worry around the country, it's no wonder doctors are seeing a spike in depression, countrywide. But I feel lucky; as homesteaders, Will and I have real world things to...

Our last calf has just been born

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We have been expecting this calf to come any day — since last month! So we brought Lady into the training ring, where she would have a nice barn and we could watch her...

We were expecting an inch of new snow; we got nearly a foot!

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Although we keep a close watch on the weather forecasts, both on the TV and weather radio, nobody was forecasting a foot of snow for us. But when we woke up, expecting that inch,...