February 8, 2020

After a particularly rough fall, having dealt with two knee surgeries, sick animals, and the loss of animals, we thought that we might be able to start enjoying the slower time of year at the farm.  Unfortunately mother nature had other plans.  

Janu...

December 12, 2019

I've been hesitating to write this blog as the fall has been particularly difficult this year at Fallen Branch Farm.    Normally, we are able to enjoy harvesting, preserving, and preparing for winter.  We usually have more time to enjoy the animals and even do some exp...

October 16, 2019

    

     It's a cold, rainy October day and I'm sitting on the couch thinking about what's been going on at the farm and in our lives over the past few months.  I have lots of time to think as I had knee replacement surgery 5 weeks ago.  About all I can do is...

June 19, 2019

     With only a couple days remaining in spring I started recalling all we have been through over the last few months. To sum it up - "lots of lambs!"

Everyday around our little farm is busy. Daily chores, ongoing repairs, trips to the feed store all make up...

March 13, 2019

     More signs of spring are arriving everyday.  The sun is stronger.  The days are getting longer.  The goats are shedding.  The bees are heading out of the hive for an occasional flight. The trees are tapped and the sap is running.  The greenhouse is full of seedlin...

February 1, 2019

      Well, what a month!  Everyone was battling with record cold temperatures in January, us included.  Living in snow belt country definitely has its challenges at the best of times.  In addition to record lows feeling like -40 degrees, we also received lots of snow...