Well, this year has brought us some relatively large changes as far as raising our own meat birds. (For a recap click Here, Here and also check out our Cost Of blog, ifen you’re interested.) First – we only bought 3 bags of flock raiser feed and then moved onto the meat bird crumbles atContinue reading “Raising Chickens for Meat: A Third Year in Review”
I am so late on this But it’s better late then never- just in time for summer – our 2020 goals blog! Turns out that because of the late timing of this blog, we’ve already been able to accomplish a bit on some of these. So as to condense blogs I’ll be giving short updatesContinue reading “2020 Homestead Goals”
A long update blog covering farm news for the second half of 2019
Our 2019 seed order
The ten breeds of laying hens we are investing in this year.
The end of year reckoning- how well did we do accomplishing our goals?
The second half of 2018 on the Gillis Homestead
As you may or may not know, Gillis Fuel sponsored the annual Halloween decoration contest again this year Without further ado- the winners for the business category ribbons are- In third place, Danforth’s very own Town Office In second place, the United States Post Office And coming in first place the Danforth Rehab on MapleContinue reading “Danforth’s Halloween Decor Contest”
A general guide about rhubarb and how we grow it on our homestead.