Did You Know…

…humans have eaten aprox 80,000 plant species in our history.  Now 3/4 of all human food comes from just 8 species… -Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara  

Earth Day Food and Wine Festival

Don’t forget to come visit our table at this year’s Earth Day Food and Wine Festival at Pomar Junction Winery. The Earth Day Food and Wine Festival is weekend long event with purveyors of sustainable food, wine and gear! Check out their website for…

Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

I’ve just discovered something new in my area, Community Supported Fisheries! In the same format as a CSA, fresh goods delivered to you weekly, CSF’s offer fresh, locally-caught fish! Our local CSF, SLO Fresh Catch and BeeWench Farm have teamed up to offer a…

Pink Slime, GMOs, Raw Milk…

There are a lot of news headlines about our “food supply” these days. Between labeling GMO’s and the dangers of raw milk to the “pink slime” in your burger or the fact that pizza is considered a veggie for school kids you’d think that…

Certified Naturally Grown

I received my “Application Approval Letter” from Certified Naturally Grown last week. It took almost 2 months before they finally approved my application but it was well worth the wait. I am proud to be part of the Certified Naturally Grown organization! What is…

Weekend Activities

We got more rain! Only about a 1/2 inch on Sunday but it was perfect! I wish we could get a small storm like that every week! I don’t have to worry about irrigating for a few days and the crops like to be…

Yay!

If you follow us on Facebook you know that Sabrina kidded last night with triplets! Two bucks and a doe. The doe came first and my daughter delivered her without a hitch. The two boys were in there a little snug and Sabrina was…

T Minus 5 Days

…hopefully! Sabrina is due 3/21 and she is enormous! She looks like she is about ready to pop, her ligaments are soft and her udder is full. I will be really surprised if she makes it until Wednesday. Here is a great picture of…

Chicks!

The chicks came in last week at our local farm store. I was going to order from the hatchery in Fresno, but decided to support local companies instead…even if the price was double!! We took home 10 Barred Rock, 10 Rhode Island Red and…

Weather

The weather this year has just been horrible. We’ve had freezing cold nights in the high 20′s (I know that’s not very cold to some of you…but it’s pretty chilly here!) and then beautiful sunny days in the 70′s! It’s thrown all of the…