Homegrown Baby Chicks

Introducing our 14 new baby chicks that just hatched last week! We discovered the two hens sitting on 32 eggs in our laying boxes. So we moved them with 10 eggs each to a better place where they could brood without disturbing the rhythm of the rest of our hens. We set them up withContinue reading “Homegrown Baby Chicks”

Learning to Mill

Noah decided to teach our very enthusiastic seven year old son how to opperate the sawmill. They started with a scotch pine log salvaged from the town of Taos, New Mexico. They put on ear protection and started making lumber. Then they sticker stacked the lumber to let it dry and cure, ready for theContinue reading “Learning to Mill”

From Trash to Greenhouse

Ever wonder what to do with your old plastic juice jugs? The sun and wind in northern New Mexico can be brutal on seedlings and we needed to give our plants some better protection this year.¬†After a long cold spell, the days finally warmed up and we were able to transplant our seedlings to ourContinue reading “From Trash to Greenhouse”

Every man’s dream

  What man hasn’t dreamed of building his own log cabin in the mountains? For some you can never start too early in life. Our seven year old son disapeared one afternoon, and we discovered he had found his own plot of land, hauled in all his own logs and began constucting his log cabin.Continue reading “Every man’s dream”