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It’s a Growing Problem

It’s a Growing Problem Well, I admit.  I’ve got a problem.  I just cant stop checking out seed catalogs and buying interesting seeds.  My latest binge is dry beans.  I’ve got a plot where we’ll be trialling some new varieties that we aren’t quite ready to do at scale or that we just want to…
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Got Eggs?

Got Eggs? The hens are laying beautiful eggs reliably now and just in time for the start of our 25 week egg subscription.  There are still a number of subscriptions available for folks in the greater Tacoma-Seattle area. If you want to taste great eggs, give ours a try! What will you get? Each week,…
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Hatching, planning, waiting…

Hatching, Planning, Waiting… Successful Hatch! We successfully hatched out the fertile eggs we purchased as part of our breeding plan and laying hen replacement.  The 30 eggs we ordered (and one extra for free) arrived via USPS damaged leaving only 28 for the incubator.  Of those, 26 developed and from the 26, we hatched out…
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Is it Spring Yet?

Is it Spring Yet? Garden Planning We ordered our seeds today (yea!) and it’s starting to feel like Spring is right around the corner!  We’re busy planning the gardens – when and where to plant what, and how much.  There are still CSA shares available but we have had a number of people express interest,…
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Hot Composting Litter

Hot Composting Litter We manage the compost generated by our chickens through composting using the Berkeley method of “hot” composting.  Through composting, we manage the waste generated by the chickens, turning it into valuable soil building compost that adds nutrients, builds soil structure, and improves drainage.

Frequent Buyer’s Club

Frequent Buyer’s Club New for 2018 – Buy 12 dozen eggs and receive your next dozen free! We appreciate your business and want to reward our best customers! Want to join our Egg CSA? Sign up and receive 25 weeks of eggs delivered one dozen each week starting in March.  Of course we have plenty…
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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? With so many different labels, what are we really buying? You may have been following the recent USDA announcement that it intends to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule protecting animal welfare standards.  With the rise in popularity of organic food in general, big-agriculture has learned that organic is…
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Happy New Year – Thanks for a great 2017!

Happy New Year – Thanks for a great 2017! Hi everyone, Erica and I are so grateful that you’ve supported us during the year as we build our farm business.  We both want to thank you for your love and support to help us grow.  We are really excited to have you along with us as we…
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Happy Holidays! Looking forward to 2018

Happy Holidays! Looking forward to 2018 We have been reflecting back on the year as it comes to a close.  We had a successful Thanksgiving with our own turkeys, raised from day-old poults; grew our laying flock and have been producing quality eggs; and got our garden space built and grew our first crops despite…
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UFO’s and Chickens!

UFO’s and Chickens! With all of the recent news coverage about the Pentagon’s secret program studying UFOs, I found this article that is more in line with our focus – chickens! The article and video below provide instructions to build a UFO shaped coop. Our chickens may not have as fancy a home, but they do have…
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