Month: February 2013

Everything I need in Life I can learn from my Cows…

Tonight was one of those moments in life, those moments when something hits you square in the head and makes you realize that everything is going to be just fine!  My cows teach me everyday, and tonight my new heifer Ida reminded me of a very impo…

Everything I need in Life I can learn from my Cows…

Tonight was one of those moments in life, those moments when something hits you square in the head and makes you realize that everything is going to be just fine!  My cows teach me everyday, and tonight my new heifer Ida reminded me of a very impo…

Daily Farmer February 28, 2013

Aneta Community Orchard and Garden (Part 2) This is a continuation of yesterday’s post which explained the start of the Aneta Community Orchard and Garden.Not all of the work that goes into planting an orchard happens at the planting… Read More! A Visit From Kyle – MiniTour When we heard our friend Jeff Fowle needed volunteers for a project, we were eager to have a visit from ‘Flat Kyle’ and show a little bit about what we do. We’d hosted Flat Stanley… Read More! Daily Farmer February 27, 2013 Aneta Community Orchard and Garden Project (Part 1)  In our rich agricultural area, it is important to remember that people sometimes have difficulty putting food on the table. Families live… Read More!

Aneta Community Orchard and Garden (Part 2)

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post which explained the start of the Aneta Community Orchard and Garden.Not all of the work that goes into planting an orchard happens at the planting site.  Bill taught us how to take cuttings from…

Aneta Community Orchard and Garden (Part 2)

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post which explained the start of the Aneta Community Orchard and Garden.Not all of the work that goes into planting an orchard happens at the planting site.  Bill taught us how to take cuttings from…

A Visit From Kyle – MiniTour

When we heard our friend Jeff Fowle needed volunteers for a project, we were eager to have a visit from ‘Flat Kyle’ and show a little bit about what we do. We’d hosted Flat Stanley some time ago, and some things have changed since then! Come on and join us for the tour! We started […]

The Old Manure Spreader

Many visitors to our farm have asked us about the old manure spreader. Here is its story, told by Tim There is an old manure spreader that rests outside our farm shop. It didn’t ever get pulled by one of my grandfather’s work horses to haul a

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Daily Farmer February 27, 2013

Aneta Community Orchard and Garden Project (Part 1)  In our rich agricultural area, it is important to remember that people sometimes have difficulty putting food on the table. Families live from paycheck to paycheck. The elderly struggle to… Read More! Farming in a Blizzard, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! We have really been hit hard with winter weather in the last 6 days. The first round of bad weather dumped around a foot of snow on our farm.  We need the moisture but when it comes in the form… Read More! 5 Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug Some mornings I feel the need to indulge just a bit.  This morning was one of those mornings.  After hauling the kids off to school, I came back to the house and made myself a little… Read More! 5 Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug Some mornings I feel the need to indulge just a bit.  This morning was one of those mornings.  After hauling the kids off to school, I came back to the house and made myself a little… Read More! Daily Farmer February 26, 2013 Is Aspartame in Organic Milk? There is quite a bit of news […]

Aneta Community Orchard and Garden Project (Part 1)

 In our rich agricultural area, it is important to remember that people sometimes have difficulty putting food on the table. Families live from paycheck to paycheck. The elderly struggle to afford nutritious fruits and vegetables. Schools and nurs…

Farming in a Blizzard, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

We have really been hit hard with winter weather in the last 6 days. The first round of bad weather dumped around a foot of snow on our farm.  We need the moisture but when it comes in the form … Continue reading