Tag Archives: canadian Homestead

Pandemic Pigs

This spring trying to find a weaner piglet or two was for many peaple a huge challenge, just like the run on chicks.. meat chicks sold out hard and fast locally.. Thankfully I had my name down on a waiting … Continue reading

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June Farm Overview- Tracking Year Stats

Ok, I am wanting to track this down for this coming year..  May has been a good month, some heat, good amount of rain and lots of growth in the pasture, yard and gardens are all sprouting up. May has been a run like it matters month.. you get up with a plans and go […]

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May Farm Overview- Tracking Year Stats

Ok, I am wanting to track this down for this coming year..  May has been a good month, some heat, good amount of rain and lots of growth in the pasture, yard and gardens are all sprouting up. May has … Continue reading

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April Farm Overview- Tracking Year Stats

Ok, I am wanting to track this down for this coming year..  April has been nicely wet, cooler weather for the first two weeks of the month, more common weather on the third week and even a hot day on … Continue reading

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March Farm Overview- Tracking Year Stats

Ok, I am wanting to track this down for this coming year..  March came in like a lion and roared and stomped its feet and is ending in the same.. we have had storm after storm , freezing wind, thunderstorms … Continue reading

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Introducing Dumpling

One of the things that happens over time is that you create working friendships with other farmers.  I meet Farmer Y on kijji when she has fowl I wanted, I meet her on her first year on the new farm.. … Continue reading

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Help on the farm

I got a interesting comment on one of my recent posts about the fact that I don’t appear to have much outside help on the farm.. She is not wrong.. In 12 years, we have hired and or bartered our own helping … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Year Birthday!

Canada is turning 150 years old this year and there are many planned events across the country and there are 150 planned events for Ottawa our national capital city..  I know that a few at least will end up here … Continue reading

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Venison Stew with Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

Slow Roasted Venison Stew with Baking Powder Biscuits 3.4 pound Shoulder Roast with a bit of bone in 2 med onions 6 cloves of garlic 4 large potato’s 4 large carrots half a smaller turnip 8 whole mushrooms Salt, pepper … Continue reading

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Sept- Harvest Challenge 2016- Tongue of Fire beans

Hi Folks, For the new readers, sometimes I have small an sometime bigger challenges on the blog, sometimes I rock it and some times I stumble a bit but either way, I try an keep it as real as possible.. … Continue reading

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