Even though the “no farms, no food” adage is becoming truer by the growing season, it still seems that the game is rigged against producers who need to outsource supplies and labor.
Well, we did it. We finally took the plunge and re-joined the legions on Facebook. Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/SourwoodHillFarm!
Well, it happened. The moment we’ve been waiting for and dreading for months finally came. Our first calf to a first time heifer was born! I feel so blessed that she needed no help from us and I got to just show up to a newborn baby!
A winter wonder land of snow is all well and good for some, but I don’t think farmers make the list! Thank God for modern technology, we were able to have plenty of advance warning to batten down the hatches. I’m not so sure the animals read the weather report though, they still seemed takenContinue reading “Go home Izzy, you’re drunk.”
Peak adulting is being excited about a new stock pot. Peak farming may be getting excited about rain and a cancellation at the meat processor.
One of the perks of having a zillion projects going on, is there is always spare lumber lying about. Given the current cost of materials at an arm and half a leg, it’s pretty handy if we can complete a project without making a trip to the hardware store. While we have much better facilitiesContinue reading “Building a Hay Crib”
We have been eagerly waiting for our next calf for a week or so, ever since she turned and dropped off her momma’s hips. So very pleased to announce that we are four for four now of having calves due and they show up with no assistance from us!