Tag: Chickens

Green Eggs and Ham

I didn’t think I was a feather fancier…I, Iike many other it seems, was a bit freaked out by the flightiness of birds that I had encountered in the past. It turns out that chickens are actually really sweet when they are used to daily human contact. I’ve had some of my best cuddles with …

2013, A Belated Review

It was around the end of November 2012 when the Mr. and I drove out to our old farm field in Yarrow, BC to work on putting things away for the season…only to discover that our faithful little tractor had been stolen from the field in the middle of the night.  Sadly, at that point …

Scenes from the farm in Fall

Again it’s been forever since posting up here. Last weekend was our final farmers market of the season. Our  CSA program still runs for four more weeks, but we have a lot more free time so expect to see us back in blogging action, catching you up on the events of the season. We went …

Baaaaad Bloggers

We’ve been a little neglectful of the blog lately as we focus on putting plants in the ground and getting our markets going. Sorry about that! We’ve got a few good blog posts marinating in our minds that we’re almost ready to post…but that’s not going to happen today because it’s sunny and we have …

One Week in the Sun at SNF

I meant to post this on Sunday as a “week in review” blog post, but the day ended up consumed by a massive wild leek pickling turned leek pesto making mission. As the days get warmer the weeks are starting to blend together anyways, so we’ll use the idea of a “week” loosely. Going forward, …

Building a Farm, Literally

When we decided to move Ontario to start a farm, we did so for the unique opportunity to ‘grow’ a farm on family land. You see, in BC we leased land and thus were hesitant to invest significant capital in buildings and other infrastructure due to a lack of certainty around our future on the …

A farmer’s musings on chickens, pigs and poop.

We gained 100 and some odd new farm family members this week with the arrival of our day old chicks on Wednesday. If you are a fan of us on Facebook you may have already guessed that we’re sort of obsessed with them. They’re so fluffy and they make the cutest little peeps. So cute …