Lamb number one has landed!

We haven’t spoken much about our lambs yet on the blog. We currently have 11 (+.5) on the farm, all received over the past 6 months. They are a breed we’ve kept before and loved- Black Welsh Mountain Sheep. They are a hardy dual purpose breed with beautiful wool and delicious meat. Over the past month we’ve been wondering when lambing would start…There are 7 more ewes left to go. Fingers crossed for healthy births.

Breaking ground and other exciting things…

We love friends who help us pull weeds.
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Friends helping weed the garlic.

family
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Family make it possible (and keep us sane).

Our kitchen window view.
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Our kitchen window view.

blackberry clearning
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Attacking the blackberries that were eating the barn.

first starts 2013
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We couldn’t wait for a greenhouse to start some seeds.

breaking ground
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Breaking ground with our disc on the 2 acres we’ll be farming this year.

pasture discing
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The pasture after one pass with the monster disc that we hired out. This fall we’ll be seeding it to perennial pasture.

drain
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We got a drain installed on this building so that we have dry usable space.