Maagical Solstice: A Member’s Experience

By farm family member, Ashley Hirsh I grew up in a conventional American household in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nutrition of my youth was S.A.D. (Standard American Diet.) Meals came out of boxes or cans and our idea of a refreshing beverage was an ice cold Pepsi. When I left home and began my journeyContinue reading “Maagical Solstice: A Member’s Experience”

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”

2015 Spring Birthing Season is Complete

Valentine delivered 2 healthy kids on March 26th.  The doeling and bucking are so cute and just starting to really jump around.  Come play on Saturday, April 4. This was the last birth until next August/September and so the herd is settling in with the new little ones. Most of these kids have or will move on to other homesContinue reading “2015 Spring Birthing Season is Complete”

Kids get big so fast!

On February 9 & 10th the two sets of twins will be one month old already.  They are all over the place cruising the farm as the choose.  Kids can get through all the farm fencing and roam as they choose.  Last week they were hanging out in the tree and leaping on logs.  TheContinue reading “Kids get big so fast!”

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