In between seeding out squash seeds, I’m canning venison

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We've been really busy, seeding out the melons and squash in the greenhouse as we're heating it with propane, and it really isn't sealed up tight enough for economical heating yet. We're trying to...

Our snow is here to stay, I’m thinking

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We do our outside chores then come inside to work hard at shelling corn, winnowing away the chaff in the wind outside, then stock both our shelf bins and seed packets, print out labels,...

We scurried around as our first major snowfall was forecast

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We still had a few crops out in the gardens — some late beets, turnips, and some dry corn. We also had to put away some tools, equipment, etc. We know if these things...

Our nice weather is holding

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Usually by deer season, we've got snow on the ground and it's pretty darned cold. But this year has been weird all together and lately we've been having temperatures in the fifties and even...

Holy cow, if you thought we were busy before…

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We've been really busting butt, trying to get our last crops in before the ground freezes and the snow starts to stack up. Yesterday, we got our first snow; big, fluffy white flakes that...