Tale of Five Turkeys

Tale of Five Turkeys

We have added five turkeys to our farm. We had talked about the idea for a while but weren’t really prepared.  Then one day we were at Murdoch’s (local farm department store where you can get clothing, boots, tools, equipment, fencing, garden items, toys,...
Chaos or possibility?

Chaos or possibility?

We moved to our 8+ acre farm May 2013.  I want to be completely honest, the closest we had ever come to living on a farm was a garden.  We moved here with one dog and one cat. The original motive was to be able to produce more of our own food.  There is more to health...
Goats, gates and lessons from my farm

Goats, gates and lessons from my farm

I live on an 8.6 acre farm in western Colorado.  Farm life is a lot of work.  There are few days off and even fewer vacations.   I learn so much about life on my farm.  Today I am sharing what I learned from my kids (baby goats), gates and rain. I move the goats to a...
Helichrysum: essential oil to the rescue!

Helichrysum: essential oil to the rescue!

We live on a farm.  We moved here almost 3 years ago.  I was wanting to be able live sustainably. My dream is still to produce as much of our food as we can.  So far we would be eating rhubarb, garlic and winter squash if we were dependent on my gardening prowess....
My caprines

My caprines

I had never had goats. I knew nothing about goats. In 2013 my husband and I bought a farm. One of the reasons we bought a farm, one of the requirements for the property we chose, was so I could raise dairy goats.  (I am EXTREMELY lactose sensitive.  Even one tiny...