Monthly Archives: December 2009

Avoiding Pre-Packaged Fast-Food Schooling

December 30, 2009
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We have been busily preparing our year end goals and accomplishments for a celebration party the last day of the year.  In preparation, the children (and adults) have been filling in our reading lists for the year as a guideline to keep us on track.   In some of my reading in my preparation for guiding the…

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Winter Thoughts

December 27, 2009
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Winter Thoughts

My, how quickly late fall turned into the full force winter we are in right now.  I took this picture about 7 weeks ago…when we had some fall color left and short green grass.  Here’s our milk cow, May, with her calf, Luther, who was born on October 31st…Reformation Day.  Now, we bundle up for winter…

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Pondering 2009

December 26, 2009
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Pondering 2009

…pondering 2009 while sitting on a carpet of bright green moss overlooking the wintry pass in the deep woods of Tennessee on this blustery day…

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Citrus Order Pickup

December 18, 2009
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Just a reminder….  We will have the citrus orders available for pickup at our farm today, Friday, December 18th from 1 to 4 pm.

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.35 cent sample seed packages

December 16, 2009
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A friend of ours passed along this information to us about where to get .35 cent sample seed packages.  Here’s the link to Le Jardin Du Gourmet.  You can print out their catalog from their website.  Then, of course, a favorite catalog around here is the Seed Savers Catalog.  You can go request a free catalog…

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Milk and Meat Cows, Pigs, Eggs and Boys

December 8, 2009
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We love May the Milk Cow.  She has a bull calf that is about 6 weeks old now.  They are doing wonderfully.  We have an abundance of winter milk for which we are all thankful for.  Having that milk drastically cuts our grocery bill as well.  Of course there is a lot of work that…

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Citrus Update

December 7, 2009
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The citrus fruit order (oranges and grapefruit) will be here on December 18th.  I will have it available for pickup at our farm Friday afternoon and evening on December 18th.  Stay tuned for more details if you ordered Winter citrus fruit.  Also…the deadline for ordering the fruit is December 10th…. you still have time to…

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