• A New Woodshed and a New Knee

    September 5, 2018

    I don’t tend to think of myself or Jasper as complete newbies out here on the farm – we’ve been growing things for going 15 years now!  But in the real farm sense of the word, yeah, we are complete beginners. Take our first woodshed, for example. It’s such a pretty shed.  Made out of…

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  • Three Reasons Your Homestead Could Benefit From a Pond

    August 29, 2018

    This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to see my disclosure page. “All of a sudden I had the revelation of how enchanting my pond was” ~ Claude Monet   When it comes to running your homestead, there’s plenty of work to do.  Not only do you have to maintain your orchard, fields, outbuildings and…

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  • Wood Stoves (And Woodsheds)

    January 11, 2018

    I’m one of those people who are always cold. I honestly can’t even imagine living in any part of the world where the temperatures drop precipitously and the snow falls heavily.  Heck, even the eastern part of the Pacific Northwest sounds pretty awful to me in the winter!  I am definitely a West-of-the-Cascades sort of…

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