Around Our Farm: May 2016

Around Our Farm This year we’re working more on fixing up the house and some small construction-type projects around and about the farm. We’re trying to take things a bit easier since the addition of the new family member. This month we’re finishing...
Incubating and Hatching Geese

Incubating and Hatching Geese

Geese are rather difficult to incubate and hatch compared to chickens and ducks. Ideally the incubating is left to a hen, duck, goose, or other broody bird, but luck doesn’t always provide a broody when you need one. Goslings make up for their difficult hatching...
Homemade Hamburger Buns

Homemade Hamburger Buns

Finding fresh store bought buns that actually taste good is even harder. So, skip the hassle of going to the store and digging through plastic bags full of demi-food. With only a little bit of active time you can easily make them yourself instead. Not only will they...
Starting Your First Vegetable Garden

Starting Your First Vegetable Garden

For many, growing a garden is their first step to leading a healthier lifestyle. Who can resist eating fresh fruits and vegetables still warm from the sun or the peaceful, meditative qualities of watering the plants on a summer evening? Gardening really is good for...
Raising Chickens For Meat

Raising Chickens For Meat

Whether you want to be more self-sufficient or you just want to eat healthier meat from a happier animal, raising meat chickens is a great way to get started. One of the most popular varieties of chicken to raise for this purpose is the Cornish X, but there are other...

How To Cook With Goose Eggs

Goose eggs are a seasonal treat found only in the spring when geese start breeding. These jumbo eggs make a chicken, and even duck, egg look tiny. You can definitely eat the eggs as long as you have a big appetite, but they’re even better when shared. Learn how...