We raise fiber animals at Timber Creek Farm. After we feed the animals and they have grown a long coat of wool or fiber, we shear them over the course of a few back breaking days. The wool is collected and sorted, called skirting, to remove farm debris. But then what happens? Read more about […]
Swarming is a natural inclination of bees that beekeepers can utilize to make apiary increases by assembling splits & nucs in the spring and early summer.
Alderman Farms is brimming with anticipation as we await the arrival of our newest addition – more pigs! A couple of years ago we tested our ability to raise pigs on pasture, and we pleased with the results. Now we are ready to become permanent “people of the pigs.” We’ve chosen a breed, located stock, […]
Watching a caterpillar turn into a butterfly is one amazing experience. Here’s how we did it with our kids.
Where are all the bees going? Last year saw a record number of bee deaths around the country, so what is going on?
Timber Creek Farm is sharing some tips on keeping your herds and flocks comfortable during intense heat. Good management includes heading off problems before they occur. Read more and add your tips in the comments for all to see.