This is our second winter here in the Kawarthas now; we are more prepared than the last one and despite the cold, I’m enjoying it more. The chickens are all tucked in their insulated cackellac. Warming up nicely during the bright days. No eggs for some time now but I’m hoping they will start laying … More Winter on the Farm
In the past, we have been fortunate to have the apple pulp from the cider press at the Bousfield’s organic orchard in Milton to feed our pigs. Well I’m thrilled to say we now also feed a selection of locally grown and processed hemp byproducts to the piggies and chickens too!!! And I’m still picking … More Happy Hemp Hogs ❤️
I generally don’t like tractors. They are loud, smelly, dangerous, burn fossil fuels… yuck. Hubby, lives for tractors. They are strong, reliable, and extremely useful. Why can’t we use horses? Please. Well if I’ve learned one big lesson over the years, it’s that every tool has its use. And tractors are so incredibly useful on … More One little thing at a time….
Well friends, the time has come, we are nearing the end of Featherstone in Lowville and beginning a new chapter in Omemee. Say what!?! Omemee is an indigenous name for pigeon, our new farm is near the pigeon river and apparently the fishing is fantastic. We have begun the process to move farm, family and … More A new beginning…
As many of you know, we are tenants here on our farm and the farm has been sold. We have loved growing our family and business here with you all in North Burlington over the last 6 years. Now, the time for change has come, we are required to move on from our farm here … More The Big News
For children young and old Drop by this Saturday or Sunday to cuddle the newly hatched and take some photos. By donation in support of the farm move fund. As some of you may know, we are tenant stewards of this beautiful farm and it may be our time in the next while to … More Chick Pics day at Featherstone!
Good morning friends. It is a cold and rainy morning here on the farm. So cold in fact, my young birds are not going outside for the day, they’re going to stay in the house where it’s a little cosier and a little warmer. But the quail and the chickens are both doing well. … More April Rains
hello again. It’s been a while. I always seem to stop posting when we get really busy in the early summer and am able to start up again late winter. So here I am. As you may or may not know, we just returned from a lovely family vacation in the Yucatan peninsula and Chiapas, … More Long time….
Here we are again. In the full beautiful bounty of summer. Goodness it’s glorious. We have been beyond busy but are hoping things will begin to slow a bit. The hay is in. Stacked and tarped; summer green is locked away in rows. Pigs have been outside for a while now, enjoying the … More Summertime….and the livin is busy …..
What a great season! I know we are expecting a bunch of rain, but the days have been so lovely. We need the rain now and I got more seeds in that need it too Everyone is well. Pigs. Chickens. Turkeys. Ducks. Cows. Horse. Cats. And kittens. Lots of gmo free tamworth pork in this … More June 26, 2015