Powell AcresA sustainable farm owned by John and Sherri Powell for the healthy production of pastured beef, pork, and chicken, as well as vegetables, fruit and nuts grown naturally, without added chemicals, unless approved by OMRI.
Ok, so I have been inactive on my posts. The reason for this is, that temporarily our lives have been less about farming than about finding my daughter and son-in-law an affordable place to live. The problem is, banks don’t want to loan money on fixer uppers, and they would prefer not to loan less than $60,000. Well, when they tell you that you can’t really afford a mortgage more than $43,000, what is a person to do? Thankfully, these two have us who are willing to temporarily help them find an affordable place and fix it up in a way the bank will accept it. So we did just that. We found a fixer upper we could buy affordably and are trying to stick to a budget of $10,000 to fix it up, which of course means that we don’t get to hire anyone to do any work. . .Here is what we found in a small town near us, but closer to our son-in-law’s job: