Monthly Archives: August 2022

Ode to a Manure Spreader and Poultry Uncertainty, Part 5

Our spreader has officially died. This ratchet will not move forward so the spreader won’t move forward either. We estimate that it is around 100 years old.  And it has served us well for many years.  We are hoping to … Continue reading

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Pick, Process, Preserve and Poultry Uncertainty, Part 4

Pick, process, preserve is the summer mantra from 5 Acres & A Dream and is a great description of our farm life now.  A couple of days ago I pulled all of the flax.  I laid it out while I … Continue reading

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A Brief Late Summer Trip

We headed south in our 1976 Dodge camper van for a brief adventure.  We started at Mike’s Chili Parlor in Ballard.  It was closed when we did my Seattle Bucket list so thought it would make a great lunch. And … Continue reading

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