Monthly Archives: April 2010

Katahdin Twins Born

April 23, 2010
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Katahdin Twins Born

I know I talk a lot about the Katahdin sheep we have.  We really do love the Katahdin hair sheep!  Someone asked us not too long ago why we have sheep on the farm.  The reason we chose the Katahdin breed was because of several reasons:  they do well in the South, they have hair…

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What’s in the garden?

April 23, 2010
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What’s in the garden?

For several weeks, we’ve been eating lettuce and Bok Choi or Pak Choi Chinese cabbage out of our garden.  It has been very nice to not have to buy lettuce and cabbage at the grocery store and we are enjoying the incredible freshness it provides as well.  I’m also enjoying the savings the lettuce and cabbage is providing!  It’s making me very…

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2010 Spring Time on the Farm

April 21, 2010
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2010 Spring Time on the Farm

It isn’t a understatement that we have been swamped with activity here on the farm. This year has brought us many changes….many good changes for our family and we are starting to feel like we are gaining traction once again. This spring, we are enjoying all the babies being born. We’ve had several different sets…

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Making Homemade Root Beer from Sassafras Roots

April 7, 2010
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Making Homemade Root Beer from Sassafras Roots

Warning:  The FDA has banned the use of Sassafras because it has been determined to cause cancer in laboratory rats.  As such, sassafras is considered a controlled substance and can not be sold in processed food products such as bottled root beer for the retail market.  Here on Vaughnshire, our woods contain a old fashioned…

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