There has been a storm brewing in research for some time now. Several years ago, a researcher by the name Giles Eric Seralini posted a peer-reviewed study that stated that glyphosate potentially caused cancer in rats. He was immediately attacked. Some of the criticism, absolutely valid. Scientists commonly quibble over methodology. Some of it personal. […]
When I was a kid I dreamed of going fishing every day when I was grown up. As a grown-up, I have been crushing that little kid’s dreams.
We are not certain what our chickens do all day, or even if they are laying yet.
Fedco’s catalog is a must-have for any homestead orchard.
When going to the Common Ground Fair there are some things you have to do.
With enough labor and a few tools we can do anything.
It is a beautiful day on the farm today. 74 and sunny. There has been a breeze throughout the day, enough to keep any flies down and more importantly to make working outside enjoyable. We have had to take to closing our windows most nights recently, a sure sign that the first frost is not […]
You get used to sounds when you live in the country. Some no matter how many times you hear them remain jarring like the call of a screech owl. Some become part of the scenery and are soon ignored like the sound of peepers in the spring. Others lie somewhere in between the two and […]
Not everyday on the farm is a good day.
Whenever we get the opportunity to get off the farm, it conjures mixed emotions. Honestly, the thought of leaving fills me with anxiety, there is so much to do. Currently, the weeds and the Colorado potato beetles are out of control, and the only thing that can cure that is time in the garden. Some […]