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April 24, 2017 FARM NEWS


The weather now is definitely spring. Things are growing well. The garlic is doing very nicely, small lettuces are spreading new leaves, Korean mint growing well, spring onions are quite well grown and some collards are looking good too. Lots … Continue reading

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April 17, 2017 FARM NEWS


On Monday we started building a new chicken house.  We needed an extra hen house so that we have a place to put new birds until the old birds are taken away and when we need to move a flock so as to clean … Continue reading

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April 10, 2017 FARM NEWS


The past week has been pretty good weather wise though the days with rain or snow meant we could not get too much done. We were working away at getting seeds into trays, we got a start at seeding broad … Continue reading

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April 3, 2017 FARM NEWS


It would seem that spring is finally here. It is now reliably above the freezing mark though for sure we will have set backs, below zero, frosts and perhaps snow but it will all be very short lived and it will … Continue reading

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March 27, 2017 FARM NEWS


  The weather is steadily, if rather slowly, getting a little warmer each week.  Lots of mud around all this past week but it is drying up now even though it has rained.  We have been cleaning out a chicken house and … Continue reading

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March 20, 2017 FARM NEWS


As you may have  noticed winter returned last week. Our lane way got impassable for a while and still is for a few hours when the ground thaws in the sunshine. There is not any frost in the ground though so … Continue reading

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March 13, 2017 FARM NEWS


Not the best weather the past week. Most of it has been just too cold. It has been dry though and that was helpful.  Helpful too was the occasional sun, but not the wind.  The chickens and ducks don’t seem to have … Continue reading

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