Monthly Archives: November 2012

Managing Our Natural Resources

A lot has happened this summer and fall and since this blog is about chronicling our journey to the farm we need to fill in some blanks and play catch up.  I try to keep up with a lot of farm blogs … Continue reading

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Cider Apocalypse

Don’t try this at home. Seriously. After reading an excellent blog on pasteurizing cider in a bottle I decided to give it a try. My cider is over-carbonated, it had fermented in the bottle for a full two weeks.  As … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Happiness is … being warm and dry (even if it’s in a trailer) Camping on the lumpy ground in a “one’ish season” tent when the temperature unexpectedly drops down to 32 degrees at night is no picnic.  Working your you-know-what off and crawling … Continue reading

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Road Needs a Ferry

We camped in our little trailer waiting for the county to come by and inspect our road. After all our work getting the engineering approved we were only expecting a bunch more “no” from the county. Rain It rained. It … Continue reading

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