THANKFUL

As I sit here writing this note to you, Im looking out over my farm from my office window..I can’t begin to express the gratitude I feel every day to be living this dream. And what makes it possible is YOU…our customers. Your weekly…

THE LIFE OF A BEEWENCH BROILER

BeeWench chickens arrive on the farm as a day old chick. 150-200 fluffy little peepers are mailed to us every other week. They spend their first 4 weeks in our nice cozy brooders. They have access to fresh water and food 24/7. Their shavings…

LOOKING FORWARD AND BACK

2015 has been a whirlwind year for us here at BWF. When we moved here in October of 2014 we had high hopes for what we could accomplish here. Starting out the early part of the year with the loss of my off-farm job…

Farm – Year To Date…….

Well, as usual…a lot has happened since our last update! That’s pretty much par for the course around here!! In March of this year I was laid off from my off-farm job…after a lot of discussion Ryan and I decided that I would not…

Making Dreams Come True

Since 2009 when I first discovered I loved to farm, its been a dream of mine to be able to do it full time. To spend my days planting, harvesting, building and watching the world go by with a baby goat snuggled in my…

Saying Goodbye….

We cleared up the last of the irrigation from the old farm last week. We are so gratefully for the 18 months we spent farming in Whitley Gardens! That location was the start of the expansion of the Farm and we couldnt be happier…

How to Survive a Drought

In case you have not heard, California is in the middle of a devastating drought. We have not gotten the rains that we need to sustain farming as it is. BeeWench Farm has done various things things to save as much water as possible….

New Season, New Farm!

Well…its official, we bought the farm! Today, we closed escrow on a 10 acre piece of property that will become the forever home of BeeWench Farm (and its humans and livestock) We are all super excited at the possibilities having this land provides. It’s…

Sustainable Urban Farming to Revitalize a Community

Detroit has slowly been decaying from the bright, industrial city that it once was. However, these changes have lead to a growth of urban farming in the community of Brightmoor. Modern Farmer talked about this trend with billionaire goat farmer, Mark Spitznagel. He discussed…

The Role of a Farm Dog – Modern Farmer

This is really cool: farm dogs are an integral part of any farm. Well-trained dogs perform many functions that farmers are incapable of doing themselves. Protection, herding, predator deterrent and a warning system are just a few things livestock dogs do. Their diligence often…