Nettles are nice

Plant Allies I love my hubby, our children, our animals, but i also really love our plants. I love our domestic, cultivated plants, but I also love the wild or naturalized ones that just happen to show up, usually when you need them. One of my absolute faves is Stinging Nettle aka Urtica dioica. She … More Nettles are nice

Pastured Chicken

Yeah! I’m super excited to offer you all what I believe to be some of the best poultry you can buy. I’m a wee bit apprehensive as I’ll be running a new system with a bit of financial pressure but nothing like a fire under you to get you working hard right? We are buying … More Pastured Chicken

Our new Lady Cows

Dun coloured Belted Galloway. A rare cattle breed originating from south western Scotland. Whimsical, is our new 4yr old cow and Bronwyn, the smaller heifer, is her last years calf. Whimsical is about 8 months pregnant and is expecting her 3 rd calf in about a month. Those of you who know our history with … More Our new Lady Cows

Hatching chicks

When we started farming, I learned that chickens could lay eggs in more colors than just white and brown. I was so excited. I went on a hunt to find all the most beautiful birds that would lay the whole rainbow of colours for me. It took me a few years. But I have been … More Hatching chicks

Jerky

I had a number of customers ask me about jerky. I like jerky. Never made it before but thought I should give it a go. Well as you may have noticed from the fb page, it came out delicious. I’ve made 2 batches so far. The first one, I did almost everything wrong but the … More Jerky