“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

Pasture Moments

 Good morning!  What a beautiful week we've had here on the farm.  Every day has been sunny and 70 degrees... springtime perfection.   I captured a few photos yesterday morning as the herd was out grazing the front pasture.  

The sun was rising... promising another beautiful day.

It's been an amazing daffodil season.  

I love capturing photos of the animals as they graze amongst the daffodils.

Moonie, being his cheeky self - "hiding" behind the daffs - or was it the tree?

 "What horse?... I don't see a horse!"

As I lie on my stomach amongst the blossom, Ollie goes trotting by... in too much of a hurry to stop for a portrait.

Each morning, when I let the ducks out of their house, I check all of the corners for eggs.  Runner ducks are great layers and their eggs are delicious!  This is what I found yesterday -

It looks like someone is not giving it their best effort!  Most likely there will be no yolk in that tiny duck egg.  If I found them routinely like this, I could market low cholesterol eggs!

Yesterday marked the first day of mowing season.  A few years ago, when we built the present garden boxes, we planted all new grass in the garden area.  Hence, this area grows quickest and best.

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