Farmer’s Log

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.

From @FeminineFarmer

Swarming Swallows

I am beginning to wonder if my barn swallows are going to be with me year round. If so, that would be unusual. Barn swallows in North America are migratory. They arrive in Mississippi in the spring, set up their mud-like nests, have one or two sets of babies, and then jet off to warmer,…

Sunraven’s Baby Chicks

On Sunday night, August 22nd, right before I made another trip to Seattle, I had a Welsummer hen go broody. She was still on her nest on Monday night and Tuesday night, and I was scheduled to fly out to Seattle on Wednesday. After it was clear that she was sitting on two eggs, I…

Marbled Bundt Cake

I tend to collect 6-8 eggs a day, so I am actively looking for yummy recipes that are egg-heavy. My first foray into eggs-cellent cooking was the Crustless Spinach Quiche. Rather than cook another savory dish, I thought that something sweet was in order. The following bundt cake is essentially a pound cake with both…

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