Category Archives: Farming

Spring Blooms and Burnin’ Stuff

It’s starting to look like Spring up here in the Kings Valley! Daffies are blooming, the crocus would be blooming if the slugs weren’t eating them, and the Indian Plum is in full, gorgeous force. They’re always the first thing … Continue reading


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Building a Rabbit Tractor from Scrap Materials

We built our chicken tractor/coop from scrap metal found in the barn and old 1x3s taken off our old roof during repairs, so you’d expect me to do more scrounging when it came to my next small project: a rabbit … Continue reading

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Barn Renovations! Part 1: Before

This project is going to be exciting, tangible, a learning experience, investment for our future (and future animals) and really rewarding when it’s finished. I’m stoked. What is our current project, you ask? I’m re-designing the interior layout of our … Continue reading

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I can’t believe he mowed the whole thing….

We had a big weekend, and shared several high fives for some big accomplishments! Check it out, y’all – Andy finally got the pasture mowed! This may seem like a ‘gee, what’s the big deal?’ sort of announcement, but we’ve … Continue reading


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