Farmers refer to the time of lush grass as “Spring Flush”. With the favorable weather, and abundant pastures cows will often increase their milk production in the Spring. Add in the all the farm animals born this time of year, and the term really starts to make sense.
What if I told you that I’m leaving my work as a veterinarian to grow tomatoes? Sounds totally crazy, doesn’t it? Who in their right mind would leave their job as a veterinary doctor to grow tomatoes?
On our ranch and farm we love to focus on the artistic side of life, along with the farming side of living. At our site we cover rural farm poetry and specialty photography as well as how tos and blogging on homesteading, back to basics, rural living and more. Here are more artistic shots we […]
It is fascinating to learn that goats and sheep were the first domesticated livestock on the planet, taking place around 10,500 years ago. This article covers the history of domestication of both goats and sheep and how this cultural shift transformed humanity and civilization as we know it. Enjoy a fascinating journey into ancient history! […]
Indeed, Einstein’s views of science and the phenomenas that exist around us in the natural world are truly awesome. THIS IS WHY WE FARM! And, this is why we love to homestead too – which is to do more things with our own ingenuity versus some product that does the work for us. We THINK! […]
The newly released book, Gardening with Chickens, by Lisa Steele combines my two favorite hobbies. It blends chicken keeping with gardening in an original and purposeful way that will open up your eyes to new possibilities. If you are looking to raise a healthy flock, this book covers gardening for optimal egg production, edibles to […]