Learn from some mistakesI made raising baby chicks while having a chuckle. Also get some chick-raising media suggestions.
From Teacher to Farmer
Hello! I am a large-scale organic gardener living in Eastern Massachusetts with my 2 girls, 6 chickens, husband and one acre of land. I am a former teacher and love growing, sharing, and eating delicious fresh food. Every day I feel super grateful to be such a lucky lady living in this place with friends […]
Baby Chicks Come in a Happy Meal Box.
In early 2016, after pining away for chickens for years, my family was finally ready for our first "pets". It took me a long time to convince my husband that the birds would be worth the effort (of course, I wasn't sure, I just HOPED they would be...) I spent hours researching the right breeds … Continue reading Baby Chicks Come in a Happy Meal Box.
First one down
The story of how Henrietta the hen was stolen from her coop and was eaten by a hawk.
I love Weeding! A Mindshift.
About a month ago, I started thinking of gathering weeds as a means of speeding up my composting process. Because I have a brand new piece of land I am working, one of the most important things is soil-building the best way to build soil is with compost. How can I make more compost? Must … Continue reading I love Weeding! A Mindshift.