“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

We're Back....And You Didn't Know We Were Gone!

This has seriously been the strangest summer on record!
In what should be the dog days of summer, we are experiencing daytime temps in the 60's
and nighttime temps in the 50's.
Truly weird.
It's been unseasonably cool for the past week and the forecast has 
temperatures remaining in the 70's for the next week or more.

I would be remiss in not mentioning our friends in Texas and now Louisiana...
and the horrendous storm they have had to endure.
We all need to do whatever we can to help our neighbors...
be it money, thoughts or prayers.

Since you came here to talk about the farm,
let's do so...

Our animals have enjoyed this summer.
Not having to get through excessively hot days has been a blessing for them.

The sheep have already grown quite a thick fleece.
They'll be ready when cold winter winds start to blow!

Our guinea babies have been with us just shy of two weeks...
and can you believe how they have grown?

They have almost doubled in size.
They are quite athletic... and excessively flighty.
There'll be no cuddling up to any of these birds!

Wanna know a secret?
Hubbs and I snuck away for a quick four day trip to North Carolina
to visit friends (who used to be neighbors).
I wanted to show you...

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