Today has been somewhat somber up on Allegheny Mountain. It is the last day of our six months here on the farm and we’ve been packing and cleaning all day. Already the Beta House and Studio seem empty.
Its going to be sad to see everyone go tomorrow, but they all have big plans that [...]
He’s still pretty much a kid, but the goat kind. Meet Stan, our visiting buck. Stan is a Saanen, a breed from Switzerland that is easy to identify due to their all-white coats (they’ve been described as walking marshmallows). Saanens are the largest dairy goat breed, but you wouldn’t know it looking at Stan–he’s only [...]
It’s been a beautiful Fall around here. In the spirit of Fall, we headed down to harvest the pumpkins and winter squash from the Lower Garden. We grew the basic-Halloween-carving-pie pumpkins, butternut and acorn squash, and a productive bumpy green Sweet Mama squash with a smooth, sweet flesh that is great for pies and soups. [...]
We spent most of the morning yesterday getting ready for the weather that was predicted to arrive this weekend. We got the tomato plants cut down and the last of their fruits collected. The dry beans were all cut and brought inside [...]