What’s Going On?

We’ve been busy lately. Big and small projects alike. And the list just keeps going. This weekend we’ll be planting out seedlings, specifically peas, turnips, rutabagas, kale, spinach and lettuce. Last weekend our first intern, Brandy, came and helped us finish lining one of the big beds with rock. It looks fantastic. Just four more…

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Monday’s Guests – On Purchasing Honey

We’ve got our very first guest post for the New Year! Today’s post comes from Gary Sieling of Making Beehives. ———————————————————————————  As far back as I can remember, my father has kept bees. As children we each had our own beehive and we helped him extract the honey. I have fond memories of the fragrance…

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Could this be the Cause of Colony Collapse Disorder?

We have to give a hearty thank you to Tom Theobald, a Colorado beekeeper, who recently uncovered and exposed an EPA memo that could point to why bees are dying in such high numbers. According to them memo, BayerCropScience is selling a seed treatment called clothianidin and it hasn’t done sufficient testing on the chemical to prove…

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Oink!

Gloucestershire Old Spot Pig Yep, you’ve guessed it. We’re in the market for some hogs. Well, actually weaner pigs that we can raise for pork. Of all the stuff we do here, pigs are the least likely to fly with our neighbors. So we’re not going to keep them here. We’re currently working on getting…

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