AUTOMATE YOUR EGG-MOBILE

AUTOMATE YOUR EGG-MOBILE

I’ve enlisted Cathal Mooney of Heather Hill Farm in Ireland to help with the automation of our egg-mobiles. He pioneered a low-tech, robust way to automate various functions, like turning the lights on and off, opening and closing the nest boxes, levelling the nest...
THE SUN ALSO RISES

THE SUN ALSO RISES

An ode to the beautiful winterscape we’ve been gifted (at long last). Has winter arrived where you are? Join the conversation in the comments below. Thousands of people come here to learn, so please share if you have  knowledge or experience that might benefit...
THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT EVER!

THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT EVER!

It’s a wonderful day here at Ridgedale. The sun is shining for the first time in weeks, and we just had the best Christmas gift ever: our neighbours have decided to sell us the land that our no-dig market garden is placed on as well as the forestry behind it, which...
EGG MOBILES, BARNS, KITCHENS AND DECKS

EGG MOBILES, BARNS, KITCHENS AND DECKS

This video is a mash-up of what we’ve been up to during the last week: dropping the beef off in our rented freezer space, looking at mobile kitchen units, making broth, checking out telescopes, buying timber for 7 new decks, levelling the barn floor… I’m also sharing...