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Our Christmas Present Not a new building, not a new telehandler, but the Shepherd himself. Scratching your head? Read on… Ok, this could be a long post, but so, so good. Two and a half years ago, our processor discontinued its USDA inspection which meant some very dark days ahead. Without that magical stamp upon… Read More

What’s for Dinner? Good afternoon. Yes, afternoon already. It is two days post Christmas and I’m dragging myself out of the ‘relax’ mode into ‘productive’ mode. This Christmas was just.So.RELAXING. This, in part because all of those Christmas boxes arrived, on time, to the right people and I didn’t have to call FedEx once to… Read More

      “Not according to a calendar or watch but the life cycles of the animals” Changing of another season, not according to a calendar or watch but the life cycles of the animals. The rams have been put out with the ewes with the hope of Springishness for them to be born. Time… Read More

Celebrating a whole new season! For the past twelve years John & I have been renting this farm from his  grandfather, and then after he passed away, his father. This summer we became owners! A HUGE thank you to my father-in-law for his his generosity and generational legacy. John & I knew that eventually a mortgage… Read More

We both just finished the Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox 12 day cleanse a few days ago and our thoughts…. Didn’t really feel like it affected us very much. No ‘surge’ of energy, or headaches, or huge withdrawals. If we had still been eating sugar circa just a few years ago, this would have been TOTALLY different. We… Read More

September CSA Newsletter Upcoming Delivery Dates September 6th ( shipping Tuesday for Wednesday delivery) Want it delivered another day? Welcome to the first share of the Fall CSA! September doesn’t feel very fall-ish….yet. The peak of summer has been reached and we are feeling threads of fall, tendrils of fog in the early mornings, bringing all… Read More

A picture update from the ranch!      The new barn….well, it will be as soon as we put it up!      The Super Deluxe, exceptionally well made, designed by the egg masters Cole & Eathon ( with just a *tad* bit of help from their Dad) and put together mostly by themselves. Soon… Read More

Cleaning… Today we spent several hours cleaning one room of ‘Summer piles’. The ones that I tell the boys, “just pop that over on that table, I will get to that later.”  Well, today we started in on those piles. Homeschooling starts for real in just two weeks so I have that time to de-clutter,… Read More

        August CSA Newsletter Upcoming Delivery Dates August 1st ( shipped Monday for Tuesday delivery) Let us know if you would like it delivered another day! A bit of a late CSA newsletter, my apologies! Anyone else think they are going to get way more done than will actually fit within a… Read More

  July CSA Newsletter It is going to be a little hot with a touch of steamy! We have been checking the weather and it looks a little warm for sending shares out next week. Normally, up to 80F for overnight shipments are pretty safe but when you are at 90F, it quickly becomes an… Read More