We finally got a good rain

22
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...

We really are loving our warm weather

22
Although far from true spring here in the northland, temperatures in the forties sure feel wonderful. This weekend, I canned up almost all of the year-old hamburger in our basement freezer. I saved up...

We’re still keeping busy with seed orders

26
Our friends, Mike and Dara, are coming every day they can to help out as dozens of orders for seeds are rolling in right along. (Yesterday we had 45!) We all worked hard all...

With our unseasonable warm weather coming to an end soon, we’re hurrying

21
Will is busy cutting and hauling truckload after truckload of firewood to the woodshed just about every hour of daylight. Me? I've been rearranging my food storage after writing an article on that subject....

I’ve been super busy canning David’s venison

10
Our weather warmed up some, with some days being above freezing, so I've been in a hurry, trying to get all of David's deer canned up. He brought it home skinned and quartered in...