Thoughts on Production

I received an e-mail from a list serve I am on entitled “Our Greatest Challenge: Breeding a Productive Chicken!” and I have thought about this e-mail all week now.  I believe our ideas of “production” have been terribly skewed by industrial agriculture.  Should a cow give more than two gallons a milking; a goat more […]

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Diversity

We are currently struggling in the milk department.  With only one cow in milk and two calves to feed, we are constantly running short.  That’s a huge change from a few months ago when I was literally throwing milk on the ground.  I think the Milk God is getting me back for that indiscretion.  Back […]

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I fell off the wagon, again …

I wrote a while back about refocusing my efforts towards keeping this journal up to date, but I fell off the wagon and slipped back, once again, into the bottomless hole that is Facebook.  I realized yesterday and then again early this morning that I was doing it again and that I had become lazy.  […]

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A very disappointing day …

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” ― Maya Angelou   We have waited a long time to get our greenhouse up and yesterday was the day it was supposed to go up.  We hired Arty, the man that made some of our rabbit tractors and […]

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