There’s snow on the ground this morning

Boy, am I ever glad we dug carrots yesterday! They were frozen in the ground so I was hesitant as to their quality. After all, this is the very latest I've ever dug carrots....

It’s snowing

After a week of near normal temperatures (in the mid thirties and a bit lower) with no rain and just a touch of snow, Will's been working like a dog cutting down and dragging...

It always feels great to fill up those empty spots in the pantry

I've been canning carrots like mad and boy, are they ever nice this year. They're plenty sweet, crisp, and have few lumps, bumps or extra arms and legs. I'm in a groove now. First...

Our turkey hens have new nest boxes

Last year we had trouble with hatching turkey poults. Too many hens would try laying and sitting in the same nest box; eggs would get broken and the eggs would chill and no babies...

Q and A: saving squash seeds, Hopi Pale Grey squash, and apple-walnut cake

Saving squash seeds I harvested basketball sizes of Hopi squash this fall -- and we had the squash for our Canadian Thanksgiving this past weekend. You are absolutely right -- DELICIOUS. Quick question regarding saving...