If you think zero is cold, how about -39° F?

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Yep, Saturday morning, our dependable weather station thermometer registered -39! We'd been expecting cold temperatures, so we were prepared for it but holy cow, did the log house creak and snap as it got...

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

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We've been hoping for a respite from our darned catalog's mailing list problems and thought it was done; then today we found out somehow the internet fairies absconded with a third of the list!...

I just seeded out some gorgeous Glass Gem popcorn

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We've been busy, trying to get crates of corn and beans off the unheated, enclosed back porch and greenhouse, which is heated (expensively). While Will was carrying in some huge Jumbo (and they really...

I’m sorry I haven’t blogged lately

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We've been incredibly busy harvesting this last week. It's been raining hard — off and on — but we still have to get crops in before the first freeze hits. And looking at the...

We finally got a good rain

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On Friday, I took our apprentice, Ashley, over to the Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary near Orr, Minnesota She'd never seen black bears in the wild and we got to see many of them interact...