Snow in winter is gorgeous on a ranch, particularly in the the High Peaks of the Adirondacks outside of Lake Placid. Lake Placid is home to the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics and our ranch is blessed with one of the best views of Whiteface – the Olympic ski mountain – from every piece of […]
Our farm is blanketed in beautiful snow and it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This is always an adventurous time of year, when we first start dealing with real cold and snow and see how the systems we set up on balmy fall days will work.
Winter can be brutal in the Midwest. The wind blows like crazy, the temperature drops with only an overnight notice, and the snow can really mess things up! However, I am here to help you stay warm, dry, and hopefully safe. Winter can catch people off guard. They aren’t dressed properly, do not have the […]
It’s that time of year! The harvest is almost over, the first freeze isn’t far off, and we’re just weeks away from snow. While everyone has their own list of fall chores, homesteaders in particular have an insane amount to get done before the snow starts flying. Find out what you need to do to […]
Winter is barreling down the tracks as we speak! Since it always promises to be a cold winter here in the Midwest, I thought I would share some tips and tricks to stay warm this winter and not have to crank up that thermostat! Saving money is more important than ever now so if you […]
It’s always sad when our chickens slow down eggs production in the fall. If you run out, and might actually have to buy eggs from the store you can feel a bit defeated. But there are cons to adding lights to keep production up. Take a look if you’re on the fence about lights, and […]