September 6, 2018
Our 5 1/2 year old son likes to help out with chores around the house. We would be wise to take advantage of his eagerness and…
July 14, 2018
Dad's two-cents on what we do, why we do it, and what we may do in the future
May 9, 2018
We can't seem to get enough of chickens. The more the merrier! Oh, and have them lay colourful eggs too, please.
April 4, 2018
Happy hens are able to act as chickens, and as a result, produce eggs that are healthier for our consumption.
March 8, 2018
We made a first attempt at tapping, collecting, and boiling sap from our sugar maple trees. The end results were a delicious…
February 28, 2018
Conventionally grown, organic, greenhouse, field, heirloom... does it really make a difference how that tomato on your plate…
January 16, 2018
A fresh snowfall was an opportunity to observe some of habits of the more elusive wildlife that share our country home.
January 5, 2018
We've wanted bluebirds to use our nest boxes for years and finally discovered the reason (and the solution) for why they…
November 27, 2017
Homegrown herbal teas are more than a pleasant alternative for tea time.
November 23, 2017
Green and black teas offer many beneficial compounds that boost one's physical health. If you don't have a tea habit yet, you…
November 20, 2017
Local chicken - it's pastured raised and missing antibiotics, GMOs and fillers.
September 19, 2017
The end of summer is a busy time for us as we take advantage of all the local produce that floods the farmer's markets.