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~Tomatoes, Kraut, Taters, Hogs etc.~

I can’t believe I just typed that!  With all the rain this year, we have an over- abundance of tomatoes.  The plan was to put in maybe 15 to 20 plants this spring.  Somehow, we ended up with 50 plants.  … Continue reading

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~Liquid Gold~

    We ended up extracting honey just once this year. Normally we extract at least two to four times during the summer, but didn’t manage to extract until the very end of August.  The Organic Prairie hog operation and … Continue reading

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~21 Days Second Building Finished~

A very short update!  

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~New Building~

The new hog barn was finished on the 1oth of August!  As of this writing, it is officially filled with bred gilts and sows that started to farrow on the 17th of August.  Now that’s cutting it close!    This … Continue reading

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~Bull~

We have been rearranging our farm for awhile now.  Livestock come and they go as needed.  For now we no longer need a breeding bull so he was sold and headed out to South Dakota for a change of scenery.   … Continue reading

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~Blue skies and Bees….~

The weather here has been almost too warm.  While it’s nice to see the bees outside cleaning up the dead and taking some nice cleansing flights, it’s still a long time until April and plenty of things could go wrong between … Continue reading

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~Cold, Damp, Muddy, Minnesota Farm~

  Despite the dreary weather, these 75 bred ewes and ewe lambs remain happy and with good appetite. They are due to start lambing April 1.   Hope I didn’t make you too cold seeing all these dreary photos! Work … Continue reading

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