Month: April 2014

Homesteading

April 29, 2014

This has been a great week.  My husband and I went on the beginning farmer tour and got inspired by Perrywinkle Farm, Granite Springs Farm and Cozi Farm.  It always amazes me that farmers are stereotyped as not so smart, when they seem to be amazingly intelligent.  It takes it to make it as a […]

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April 24, 2014

Tuition fees.  Most people have paid them and they are very expensive.  When I am learning new things on the farm and make a mistake that will cost money, I try to look at it as a tuition fee.  Most likely, it ends up being much less expensive than my college tuition and I am […]

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April 22, 2014

We have been so busy getting things done that it has been hard to find time to write.  My husband was on Spring break last week and was busy working on our solar water heater.  It’s almost finished. Every day is a new adventure.  One morning we looked outside and there were two miniature horses […]

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April 14, 2014

Wow. With the advent of the good weather, we have been so busy we are having trouble finding time to blog. We are trying to finish up the produce stand. 16 new raspberry plants arrived and we planted them in a spot with some shade (due to this being North Carolina) to try to get […]

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April 8, 2014

Today, I went up to the produce stand to take pictures to add to the blog. I heard something running, looked up, and a coyote ran in front of me, between me and the produce stand. Right at noon! I thought they were nocturnal? It looked just like this: That was exciting! Anyway, when I […]

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April 4, 2014

I have been busy working on the egg-mobile, but came to a stand still while I am waiting for the metal roof to get done. I ordered the pieces for the metal roof for both the egg-mobile and the produce stand. Spent $61, but hopefully they will last forever (or at least until someone else […]

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April 1, 2014

This week the school I do finances for is out for Spring Break. Time to work on projects. I am currently working on a mini eggmobile for the eggs that I am incubating and should hatch on Sunday, April 13th. Yesterday I built the framework for the coop and today I hope to finish. I […]

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