Honey Harvest

We’ve been almost as busy as the bees.  Last week we harvested almost 500 lbs of summer wildflower honey!    You see quite a lot of honey on the store shelves (and ours will soon…Continue Reading

When you hire a farmer…..

You know what you pay the skilled professionals who make your life easier?  An accountant?  Plumber?  Electrician?  Doctor?   This isn’t really a trick question.  We willingly pay these people to do jobs for us that…Continue Reading

Herding Bees

Sort of like cats, only there are a LOT more of them and they can be pretty testy when they think you are getting too personal. This week we started doing the spring manipulations that…Continue Reading

Loving those heirlooms

People frequently want to know why we go to the trouble to grow heirloom vegetables. After all, many of the new hybrids are easier to grow and harvest. Today’s hybrids have been ‘improved’ to produce…Continue Reading