5/21/2024

5/21/2024

Dear Curiosity Journal, Tuesday was our 6th and final pack out of the 2024 spring CSA program – another season in the books. Now we have a 2 week “break” before we start the summer CSA, a time to catch up in the gardens, plant more summer and fall crops, and...
5/20/2024

5/20/2024

Dear Curiosity Journal, The new Jacobs lambs have challenged our fencing and found it insufficient. It’s more of a suggestion than a confining boundary. There are the obvious opportunities for escape, like the stretch of barbed wire in the large paddock, which keeps...
5/17/2024 

5/17/2024 

Dear Curiosity Journal, Sunday is no longer a day of rest when there is rain in the forecast and a wagon full of transplants that need to get into the field. During our morning coffee chat, Rufus announced that we needed to rally to plant the onions and zucchini....
5/16/2024

5/16/2024

Dear Curiosity Journal, I’m not going to lie. Our gardens have gotten a little bit out of control this spring, but with Annie’s help, we were able to bring them back into order this week. There is just so much to do and so many weeds to pull. Entering our third season...
5/15/2024

5/15/2024

Dear Curiosity Journal, Pearly, our ewe who was bred, but did not get pregnant, seems to be fostering the Jacobs lambs. I’ve noticed that she is near them the most, baahs for them when they are separated from the group and nudges them out of the way when the goats get...
5/14/2024

5/14/2024

Dear Curiosity Journal, Our new intern, Annie, is settling into life on the land and finding the flow of farming. She is joining us from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where she is pursuing a degree in Sustainable Agriculture. She is curious about farm...