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Farming: the final frontier.

These are the voyages of the Starship Sunraven. Her continuing mission: to explore strange new agricultures, to nurture new life and new generations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.

Don’t forget to check out the Sunraven Farm website (currently in construction)

From @FeminineFarmer

Swallows at Sunset

We are blessed by the farm’s natural beauty. The long sides of the property run east to west, and the elevation is such that both the east and west ends of the property are the high points of the property, at about 500 feet above sea level; and the pasture slopes down to the middleContinue reading “Swallows at Sunset”

LED Light Bulbs Anyone?

I have completed or near completed a number of non-trivial farmhouse tasks since moving in on Friday, January 8th. I have a mailbox. I have a backyard fence. I changed out the HVAC air filters. I have started my flock of chickens. At present, my ongoing farmhouse-specific project is turning out to be bigger thanContinue reading “LED Light Bulbs Anyone?”

I Love My New Chicks

Having survived my Trial by Fire, I am finally getting to enjoy the new chicks. My first ever flock currently has 19 members. Eight of them are Andalusian chicks and eleven of them are Welsummer chicks. If you are curious why I picked those two breeds, you can read this earlier post. Prior to theContinue reading “I Love My New Chicks”

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