SUMMER STORMS AND BUSY DAYS

SUMMER STORMS AND BUSY DAYS

This past weekend, I took the kids and the entire homestead team out to Klätta (my west coast farm) for a mini-holiday. Now that we’re back, it’s busy times before I head off to Ireland to teach my Regenerative Agriculture Design training at Heather Hill...
PASTURED POULTRY, NO-DIG MARKET GARDENS AND STUFF

PASTURED POULTRY, NO-DIG MARKET GARDENS AND STUFF

Broilers and turkeys are out on pasture now, and the cucumbers have gone into the tunnel. The market gardens are looking good, but for the first time ever we’re having issues with deer munching away. Are deer an issue on your farm? Join the conversation in the...
FARMING: 2 WEEKS OF SPRING IN 20 MINUTES

FARMING: 2 WEEKS OF SPRING IN 20 MINUTES

I don’t have nearly as much time for making videos as I thought I would, so here’s two weeks’ worth of Springtime farm life rolled into a 20-minute video! How’s your schedule holding up so far? Join the conversation in the comments below....
SOME IDIOTS STOLE OUR BROILER CHICKS

SOME IDIOTS STOLE OUR BROILER CHICKS

It’s so busy this time of year, with a hundred different jobs all taking my attention at once. So today’s video is a little catch-up, one that’s also a bit tragic since someone stole all our broiler chciks from our brooder last night. Have you had...
THE DARLING BUDS OF MAY…

THE DARLING BUDS OF MAY…

The season has offically begun and life at the farm is very different this year as we’re a group of 7 children and 5 adults just homesteading and having fun. We’ll get stuff done, too, obviously, and I’ll bring you along for both work and play. Are...
JANG, PAPERPOT AND HAND TRANSPLANTS

JANG, PAPERPOT AND HAND TRANSPLANTS

It’s a lovely sunny day, and the transplants I put in the other day are doing fine under the covers. Today I’ve got 16 beds to prep and I’m going to use the Jang seeder, the Paperpot transplanter and also do a lot of hand transplants. What’s...