Monthly Archives: June 2012

Woodlot Assessment

Yesterday Stephen Cole came by to assess the farm woodlot.  He will create a map and provide management recommendations.  We talked about all the different products that come out of the woodlot, including firewood; poles for building projects; herbs like … Continue reading

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Potato Update

Potatoes are a big crop in the Maritimes.  Most of us eat them.  Our question is how to grow them organically and economically on a small scale.  Here is an update from the potato patch. We planted potatoes in April, … Continue reading

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Mobile Chicken Coop

We are so happy with our new mobile chicken coop for laying hens.  For 20 years we have built mobile coops for chicks, for hens, for meat birds.  Nothing worked really well.  Finally, this particular design works.  The chickens are … Continue reading

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