Highlights From the Farm
We continue to survive the rains! Humorously the rains have invited a family of Mallards to float between rows at the end of our field. We can’t complain, they are great at managing the slug population. Adaline seems to think she is one of the duck’s hatchlings. We’re hoping, however, that she’ll decide munching on slugs isn’t quite her idea of a good meal! ...
What’s Happening on the Farm This Week
The past month or so since the last update has been a whirlwind complete with floods and late frost but the veggies are strong and we are so excited to finally start sharing them with you all!
First, I want to brag a little on our incredible work-trade crew we have this year. ...
What’s Been Happening on the Farm:
This month has been both beautiful & challenging. As two young farmers with two young kids in tow and really big dreams (who might struggle with an itty bitty bit of perfectionism at times...ha!) the reminder Nature gives us to let go of the need to control EVERYTHING and take a few good deep breaths is truly a gift to us. As the spring sun has begun to warm the soil & our newly transplanted baby cabbage has grown strong and the sweet earth-scented breeze rolls over us in the field...
Kyle and Athena
Welcome to our Farmstead Journal. We warmly invite you to read along as we share the day-to-day successes and road-bumps we encounter as we learn organic farming, pursue our search for our own land and our passion for homesteading, plant-based/"veganic" eating and growing, simplicity and our continual journey of learning and growing as a family!