Upper Valley Fiber Fest

We headed out to the Upper Valley Fiber Fest in Troy, Ohio, this morning. The weather was a bit rainy and cool, but this festival is held indoors at the fairgrounds.  It’s not a big affair, but there is plenty of fiber and crafty fun. These two Icelandic Sheep met us at the entrance. There […]

Spring’s Return

There’s a cloud shadow across the field. Makes it look like the ground’s just been plowed, but it’s only March– too soon, too wet, too cold to farm, just yet. Winter is holding out, Spring is still at bay. The grass is damp and matted down with the weight of Winter’s snows and freezing rains. […]

Chicken Jen

A few years ago I started following Chicken Jen https://twitter.com/ChickenJen on Twitter.  Jennifer Wixson, aka Chicken Jen, lives and farms in Maine with her husband where they raise Scottish Highland Cattle. She is a tireless promoter of the local, organic food movement and she is also an author. When she began promoting her book Hens and […]