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Sustainable or Organic ~ Which is Healthier?

Just like there are differences in Homesteading and Farming, there are also differences in Organic and Sustainable farming.  I have done some digging this week to find out the differences, and to check into becoming “Organically Certified Farm”. While this choice is not a good match for our farm, I did find a lot of […]

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Farm Walk Through with Rural Resources

We have had a busy week around here getting ready for our farm walk through with the Rural Resources and it’s members / growers. We had a great turn-out, there were folks of all age groups here, and experience levels. Nathan had finally put our ranch sign together and got it hung out at the […]

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February Rains

Yesterday brought heavy rains, lightening and scared horses. It’s been a while since I had seen our horses nervous over a storm. And I felt bad since we have taken away some of their tree line for the wildlife refuge. But, they all survived, and are doing well this morning. Our pond poureth over, the […]

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Rural Resources for Small Farms

Last night we had a public meeting with our Rural Resource Office. I had learnt of this organization last year through the Greeneville Farmers Market. I wish I had known about this group of great people 5 years ago when we first moved onto our property. I had to miss the first half of the […]

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Garden Cold Frame

I’ve been asking Nathan to build me a greenhouse for the past couple of years. Though I didn’t get my Greenhouse, I did get the next best thing today! While some folks may call our cold frame a hot box, there is a difference between the two. The difference being that a hot box will radiate heat […]

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