Winter Ice Storm – Feb 12, 2014

No matter the weather, the critters still need to eat!  So out into the ice and snow we go… Everything was covered in ice – even the gates, which made it a little difficult getting through the pastures and stalls.   I love feeding the wild...

Emma and the Chickens

This is Emma.  We picked her up a year ago.  She’d been abandoned by her mom in the middle of the night on one of the coldest nights we had last winter. She apparently is a fighter since she survived the cold temps.  She came to us as a bottle baby. This is Emma...

My First Wool Skein

Our first animal on the farm was a sheep.  I had never had a sheep and when we went to pick up Sage, our Shetland sheep, the lady there was a spinner and a knitter.  She showed us her wheels and knitted projects.  I remember thinking how cool it would be to make your...

Sir Loin the Protector

Emma, our newest lamb to the farm, has been by herself since the day she was born.  We bottle fed her so she had human contact every day but she didn’t have any animal friends.  Emma’s been down in the pig pen since we weaned her so she could be close to...

Sheep Shearing

Our Sheep Shearing day dawned into a beautiful, crisp morning.  The weather was perfect as we hustled around getting the last minute details taken care of before our guests started arriving.  As with any farm, always expect the unexpected.  When Mae Mae went to the...