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Farm Blog

Chickens

 

A series of archived poultry posts, from chicks, to egg laying pullets, and retired hen, including our popular “Fowl Friday” and “Fowloween” posts

 

Native Flora

 

Outside of the cultivated areas of the farm, numerous species of native herbaceous annuals and perennials, shrubs, grasses, and trees can be found. This archive catalogs many of the species we have encountered on the farm that are endemic to this region.

Garden

 

Winter hikes around the property often result in encounters with beauiful species of fungus that inhabit the forest floor

Fungi

 

Winter hikes around the property often result in encounters with beauiful species of fungus that inhabit the forest floor

Goats

 

From building goat barns, to watching baby goats bounce and grow, and making goat cheese. An archive of posts of all things goat!

Honey Bees

An archive of posts from our first year as beekeepers. From assembling hive hardware, to capturing our first swarm, and managing varroa mites to keep our hives healthy

Native Wildlife

We share the farm with a diverse array of native wildlife species, from diminutive slender salamanders, and chorus frogs, various species of hawks, and songbirds, orchard-raiding deer, and of course, mountain lions.

Orchard

Archive of posts about the farm’s orchard, from planting trees, evading pests, and grafting 

Recipes

A collection of some of our favorite seasonal recipes to whet your appetite, from pluot tarts, and sourdough chocolate cake, to meyer lemon curd, and zucchini pickles

Soap Making

Adventures in making goat milk soaps with our farm-fresh milk

Heritage Turkeys

 

Archive of posts about our foray into raising our own heritage turkeys

“The diary is an art form just as much as the novel or the play.”

 – Henry Miller