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January 27, 2022
So, what do you do in the winter?

This may be the most frequently asked question we get. Here are some answers! Chores We don’t grow plants over the winter, but we do keep our flock of laying hens, and we sell eggs year-round. Our hens stay in our nursery for the winter, happily scratching as the ground rarely freezes there. Like during […]

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January 5, 2022
The real cost of small-scale egg production

A lot of people dream of keeping chickens in their backyard. If you are one of the lucky ones not hindered by local by-laws, you may be wondering whether it is worth it. We wanted to share an economic analysis to help you make the decision. The benefits Chickens are amazing animals. They are resilient […]

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March 2, 2021
Seeds II: Harnessing their full potential

How many seeds to get? The better question may be: how many plants do you want to eat? For example, if you know that you eat 3 heads of lettuce/week between June and September, you would need 3 lettuce x 16 weeks = 48 plants. We tend to buy 30% more seeds than what we […]

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January 24, 2021
Seeds: The promise of an abundant future

Seeds are a treasure for both plants and animals, holding potential for future growth and nourishment. Here is a brief overview of seeds that we hope you will find helpful. Please leave your questions and comments below! What is a seed? Seeds are plants waiting to be born. They usually contain an embryo, a protective […]

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