“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

I Love A Mystery!

A part of every day's chore list is to set out feed at the pond for the ducks,
and also to feed our fish.

We have a few of theses enormous gold fish in our pond.
They've lived here for years and years.
Originally there were a few small goldfish,
who grew and grew and had babies.
Then their babies grew and grew and had more babies.

We keep the fish food in a metal trash can in the duck hut by the pond.
Over the weekend we noticed that the trash can lid was off 
and lying by the trash can each morning that we stopped by to feed the fish.

Was a bear visiting the duck hut?
Doubtful, because not much of the fish food was gone.
In order to solve the mystery, we hung a game camera on the front of the trash can.
We also put a large rock on top of the can to discourage the would-be thief.

 Saturday night...

Sunday night...

Monday night...

Tuesday night...

Wednesday night...

You can't blame a fellow for trying!

With woods surrounding all sides of our farm,
we have our share of wildlife.
I love seeing wild animals, but prefer not to have to feed them all.
We secure feed in locked barrels so that we have enough to feed our own critters.

We have another game camera on our platform tent in the woods.
There is a...

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