Category Archives: Self Sufficiency

DIY:  Goat Milk Stand

We needed a milking stand for our Alpine dairy goat, who is due to kid in a couple weeks.  I did some internet research and started off intending to follow the plans from Fias Co Farm (which are really good, btw).  However, I wasn’t really in a constructing mood…  and I’m not really a great constructor anyway… …

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Easter On the Farm

Lots of babies around here this time of year…

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New Dairy Goat

Last week we welcomed home our new Great Pyrenees, Mud.  He is doing really well settling into his new lifestyle and getting used to people surprisingly quickly for a mostly feral unsocialized 11 month old dog.  I figured it wouldn’t take long, as Pyrenees are usually very sweet good natured dogs, but he came around faster …

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Spring on the farm

Apologies for the lack of blog posts recently…  I have been incredibly busy and haven’t had any spare time.   Spring time is always so beautiful and exciting with so much new life…

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(almost) Free Food!

So, my husband and I are kind of into self sufficiency and homesteading.  People have often asked me how we manage to eat so well on such a small budget.  Aside from producing most of our own meat and some of our own vegetables, a big part of it is bulk meal prep and utilizing …

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