It was September 8, 2015 that we closed on our new home. One year later and there is still plenty of work to do, but looking back we can realize just how many changes we have been able to make.
We are finally all settled in at our new home! Moving was a stressful experience, as it always is, but I’m pleased to say that all of the fowl adjusted right away and without complaint.
We are in crunch time getting the farm ready for our big move. The last details are being addressed to make sure that we’re ready and the transition will be as smooth as possible. Additionally, we’re planning all of our spring events, like seed-starting and chicks arrivals, around the big move.
This farming thing isn’t always glamorous. As I’ve mentioned before, our focus right now is on fixing and setting up the barn, so that we can bring our chickens and geese with us when we move in April or May. Tent living is fine with us, but these animals need a good shelter.
We’ve made great strides in turning our new home into a farm in recent weeks. While we won’t be moving up until May, the stalls and coops for the animals all have to be complete before we can transition.
My partner and I have been searching for property off and on for the past few years. We have known that we wanted to expand our farm and take another step towards a different lifestyle. With a limited budget and a few specific criteria, it took some time for us to find the perfect place. […]