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Blog: Blue Hill Farms   -   Wednesday March 23, 2011   -   By Kim

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Why CSA?

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Saturday April 03, 2010   -   By Brett & Stephanie

As many of you know, this is our first year as a CSA. I have been selling produce down in Rochester for the last couple of years out of a 3 acre garden we had always kept here on the 10 acres where we live. CSA is just a little larger scale then what I was...

Heartbreak on the Homestead

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Saturday March 06, 2010   -   By Brett & Stephanie

Yesterday started out a lot like most days here on the farm: up at dawn to throw hay for the sheep and the pigs.  Its a good opportunity to peruse your animals and make sure everyone is happy and healthy.  Its the only birds eye view I get of...

Day to skirt

Blog: Dolce Farm and Orchards   -   Thursday March 04, 2010   -   By Annie

The rain has stopped, the sun is out - slight breeze twirls about. I step outside and start setting up my skirting "table" - a screen with a wooden frame that my husband made -, grab two saw horses, open them up and proceed to place the screen over...

Spring Fever

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Monday March 01, 2010   -   By Brett & Stephanie

Ten inches of snow 3 days ago, and here I sit filling in my seed order.  I am so ready for garden Its infecting my dreams.  Last night was the piglets raiding the pumpkin patch dream, and I don't even have the pigs and the garden on the same...

Stampedes and snowfall!

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Sunday January 10, 2010   -   By Brett & Stephanie

What a beautiful morning here in Michigan.  Big fluffy flakes were floating down slowly and the glare off of the new fallen snow was almost blinding.  I love days like this.  Being from Northern Wisconsin originally, I cherish bright mid-winter...

Pre-winter busyness on the farm - barns, piglets, ...

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Thursday November 19, 2009   -   By Brett & Stephanie

With winter just around the corner, you would think things on the farm would be slowing down as the days continue to shorten.  Not so here at Antaya Acres.  Our last fall litter of piglets arrived the other day, and are doing grand: 11 beautiful...

Long anticipated Litter of Piglets FINALLY arrive!

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Sunday November 15, 2009   -   By Brett & Stephanie

Our final litter of piglets for the season finally arrived last night.  Congratulations to Junebug, our 18 month old registered Tamworth sow!  11 vigorous cross-bred youngsters were born in less than an hour and a half.  She is an expert...

I'm Easily Excited!

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Thursday October 01, 2009   -   By MaLinda

It's amazing how little it takes to excite me anymore. I just joined several Ravelry Groups in hopes of sharing some of what I do and make new friends in the fiber world. If you don't know what Ravelry is check out their website at Ravelry.com . It's...

Visiting Another Farm & Buying Sheep

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Wednesday May 20, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Yesterday, I spent the day at Magi’s Wood Farm . They raise Icelandic sheep and we are adding this breed to our farm. As you will see in the photo’s below, the sheep are a really cool looking breed and I enjoyed the time spent with them, but Magi is an...


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