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No Time for Typing

It’s officially the season where the days are getting longer and our to-do list follows suit. It seems that for every task we cross off the list, we add on at least two more. With the increasing daylight hours and our abundance of spring projects, we’ve been left with no time for typing. So, here’sContinue reading “No Time for Typing”

Full Steam Ahead

Even though spring doesn’t officially start for another 12 days, we are rolling full steam ahead with spring activities on the farm.  We aren’t the only ones already in spring mode around here – the chickens are finally starting to pick up their egg laying game! We even had a few days this past weekContinue reading “Full Steam Ahead”

To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow

It’s official! The 2021 gardening season is underway at Elder Oaks Farm! Two years ago, we constructed a greenhouse that we purchased online. Our two summer gardens since then have been started completely from seeds with lots of trials, errors, successes, and failures along the way. Since we’ve gotten pretty good at growing our vegetablesContinue reading “To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow”

Unsolicited Chick Pics

They’re here! Our twelve new baby chicks have arrived! It has been two years since we’ve raised chicks, and although not raising chicks was a welcomed break last year, we have to admit that we missed having the irresistibly cute little chirping fluff balls around. They are such a joy to have at this stageContinue reading “Unsolicited Chick Pics”

New Year, New Eggs

We started off the new year with lots and lots of rain – so much rain that we had standing water all over our yard. Luckily the temperature was pretty mild, so the chickens free ranged in the rain without a care in the world. One morning when we woke up, we noticed a bunchContinue reading “New Year, New Eggs”

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