We’ll be heading to May Garden Mart in Franklin on Saturday, May 5. Come visit beautiful Victorian Franklin, Pennsylvania and enjoy the displays by local garden oriented vendors. Our booth will feature seed sprouting kits, a visual sheet compost garden, and … Continue reading
According to this article, plant leaves and flowers are emerging earlier year by year. Today it’s 90 here, after having suffered a severe frost just a few short days ago. I’m still not sure how I feel about climate change… … Continue reading
Thanks, Michael and Linnea, for visiting us, and for your interest in Big Oak Ridge. We had a great weekend, and we hope you did, too. … Continue reading
Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms posted a rebuttal to an article that appeared in the New York Times.The original article was titled “The Myth of Sustainable Meat” – an article, that is itself pretty “mythological” It is just an example of … Continue reading
Now I just have to keep an eye on the temperature…
Yesterday we collected more cardboard and started laying down this year’s layer of wood chips in the garden. I’ve been pounding fence posts, playing with goats, watching chicks grow, and praying for the tender asparagus that’s trying to survive the … Continue reading
Caught up at work so took some time off. Working on raised beds, moving more Pampas Grass, yard cleanup, etc. next few days. Glad for some time on the land.
Well, we have six new chicks and it’s beginning to look doubtful we’ll get any more – the broody hens are getting a little goofy.
Lacto fermentation, Also known as lacto preservation, is an alternative food preservation method. The primary benefit of lacto fermentation is that it does not rely on extremely high temperatures, like canning, or extremely low temperatures, like freezing. Therefore it is … Continue reading