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Dancing with Nature

  Our ecological approach to farming has its benefits and its drawbacks.  This week we found some of both.  Happily our farm seems to be great habitat for birds and with Spring migration, we are seeing the return of many. Unfortunately, one of the pairs of kildeer chose a nesting spot right where the onions […]

Nature….Friend or Foe?

One of the downsides of being a farmer is that nature is sometimes a foe now, not just a friend, nor even just a beautiful element to ponder. This week two, well at least two, of our wild neighbors on the farm made a surprise appearance. Sunday morning as Analiese entered the sow & hen barn, […]

Techqua Ikachi: Blending with the Land and Celebrating Life

From Green Mountain Girls Farm on this a rainy second week of June, here at the end of spring and the beginning of summer, I offer you good morning, good afternoon, good evening, and good night (or whatever time of day you happen to be reading this).  My name is Andrew and I’m the crop […]