End of the season

Autumn takes on a whole new meaning  today compared to years past.  Trading long, sunny days for brisk Fall mornings and dusk before dinner once saddened me; It felt like the fun was over. Shorter, colder days were imminent; playtime dwindled like sand through the...

Sustainability on the Farm

A biology major and former high school biology teacher, I have always had a passion for gardening, teaching and caring for the environment. My husband and I both grew up in a rural setting with chickens, goats, horses etc. We had been living an urban lifestyle in...

Black Australorp Chickens

A bit about Black Australorps… I love the low, chiding cackle of my Australorp hens. When I collect eggs they slowly circle around me chattering; wondering where their next treat is. Big, glossy, matronly hens move and speak with intention; they are very social....