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When Millimeters Matter

What thrilling and tough weeks! We sent an abbreviated newsletter last week as we were without power, running what we could on the barn’s generator. We figured many of you were also out of power – some for more than a week. Yikes. We were relieved to get power back in time to host the […]

Brrr! Now that is wintery!

Ok, yes, we could be considered a bit weather obsessed.  We all check the weather multiple times a day, have our various favorite info sources for different bits and are ALWAYS wishing we could just see what was coming a bit further ahead.  Alas, the life of input-junkie farmers with a diverse portfolio to coordinate […]

Too Cold, Too Sad, but Warm Reflections

We’ve been concerned for all the havoc the super cold temperatures are causing for people but it is exciting to hear that the coldest of our temperatures are reportedly setting  back advances of threats like the emerald ash borer. We’ve been paying attention to the cold, emptying certain faucets and water lines at night, celebrating sick days […]

Enjoying the Snow

  We have been enjoying the snow at the farm. We, mostly meaning the farmers, but some of the animals too, at least the pigs and Uno.  The goats….well, there is split in the ranks some seem to like it just fine, others I believe might prefer a Florida vacation…or at least somewhere with less […]

Staying Warm

The pigs pile together and bury their noses in the hay, the chickens can turn off circulation to their feet, the goats ruminations generate heat and Anna offers us humans some options too!