Finally, Rain

As I sit here writing this it’s raining outside. I can’t even begin to explain what a wonderful sound that is to me. My coworkers laughed at me when I said “I’m so happy to see the rain coming down I could cry.” They…

Organic Gardening

This is a great article from Mother Earth News on growing cover crops and why. I also use cover crops during the off season to add fertility and organic matter back into the soil. As I’ve said in previous posts I strip or ‘mob’…

Saving Seeds

I found this great video on YouTube about saving seeds. Here at BeeWench Farm, I’m working on getting a diverse selection of saved seeds to use from year to year. As the speaker in the video states, seeds saved and cultivated for multiple seasons…

Farm Picnic and Workday

REMINDER! Don’t forget to join us this Saturday, 8/17, from 8-12 for a work day at the farm. It’s time to put the spring section of the garden to rest, plant some fall crops and do some general maintenance. Please RSVP so we can…

Finally, An Update

I’m sorry for not posting for so long, quite a bit going on at BeeWench Farm.  Between the CSA, my day job, family and caring for the animals I’ve hardly had time to breathe 🙂 But now that winter is here, I have a…

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A Website…?

I bet you thought I had forgot I even had a website 😉 I didn’t…I’ve just been completely swamped at my 9-5 and on the farm. Our CSA’s started three weeks ago, its transplanting and planting season for the summer crops, I’ve got 3…

Surprise!

Look what was waiting for us in the barn this afternoon!   Apparently, Poppy’s due date was not Saturday and being the kind of goat she is (a pain in my bum) she kidded all on her own! A beautiful little buckling and a…

Cool Things This Week

Okay, here is what I’m going to do…I follow quite a few “all-natural”, “frugal” and “homesteading” type blogs. I LOVE to read what other people are doing and their creative projects. I’ll admit it…I’m a shameless copycat! So, what I would like to do…

March Harvest Tally

Sorry for not getting this up sooner: Eggs: 305 Milk: 24 quarts Meat: 0 Honey: 0 Vegetable: 2 lbs Fruit: 0