Saturday, February 26, 2011

Quick Saturday Post

It is almost March and we still have some firewood left.

Cutting barrel rings for a hoop house:

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

More From The Dumpster Diving Chronicles

Got a ton of melons, pineapples, apples, cukes, greens and mangoes this afternoon. In this foto Michael is preparing to wheel all that produce down to the chicken coop. The wheelbarrow was loaded and not an easy push. Thanks Mike! Always good to have visitors to the micro-farm.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Week Old Chicks

Bartering With Eggs

 At the Santa Fe Farmer's Market this morning I took a few dozen eggs with and set out to barter our excess of eggs for some other things we needed.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Homegrown Garlic Powder

When your garlic supply is supposed to last a season you find creative ways to use it. With the dried bulbs we grind them up in the mortar and pestle and use it fresh in avocados, marinades, dressings, chile and other dishes. It is extremely potent and can cure a cold. Tastes amazing.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Chicks: Day Two

 For the most part they are healthy and happy. They are eating and drinking a lot.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Baby Chicks Are Here!

A few over fifty arrived this morning to our local post office.

We got the rainbow layers assortment, so they should be mostly female.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Another Chicken Post

...I know, enough already, but these gals are one of the main things feeding us right now.