Girl Scouts Name Clover

The Girl Scouts came out and we had a great time playing on the farm.  The girls toured everything from the compost to the beehives to the milkstall.The girls tried hand milking and held baby goats. They enjoyed spending time in the field brushing them and playing.  They asked many questions and had a greatContinue reading “Girl Scouts Name Clover”

Golden Eagle Charter School Visits

Golden Eagle Charter School came out a couple times this year offering grades K-5th an opportunity to learn how family scale food production is done.  They learned how all the animals have their jobs on the farm: Goats – Landscapes, weed eradicators, providers of meat and milk and lots of fun Chickens – Compost turners,Continue reading “Golden Eagle Charter School Visits”

Herb Walk on the Land

Sherry Ackerman offered a basic edible and herb walk on the land and in the pasture. Big takeaway fo me…More edibles per square inch grow on less naturally healthy and disturbed land rather than in nature.  Those weeds we can’t seem to get rid of in the garden are often edible treats or even gourmetContinue reading “Herb Walk on the Land”

February brings 1st Births of 2016

Daisy, the lead goat, was first to deliver on Saturday afternoon of February 20 and adds 1 doeling and 1 buckling to the herd. Congratulations Daisy! Then Sunday, February 28 Coral delivered 3 uniquely colored little buckings.  The came out small, medium and large in that order and sizing.  Congratulations Coral! Next up:  Valentine as soonContinue reading “February brings 1st Births of 2016”

Kefir & Cheesemaker is coming back!!!

David Asher, author of new book, “The Art of Natural Cheesemaking” is coming back to  Mt. Shasta to teach two classes.  Kid Creek Pastures and Maagic Mountain Farm are co-hosting this event and herdshare members have first priority for limited seating on the farmstead in Kid Creek Pastures’ kitchen.  Sign up by Dec. 10 for bestContinue reading “Kefir & Cheesemaker is coming back!!!”