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There’s still time to sign up for eggs!

There’s still time to sign up for eggs! Price adjusted to reflect remaining weeks Hi all!  We are still selling egg subscriptions and have adjusted the price to reflect the remaining weeks left (as of this weekend, 23 weeks remain). We are delivering on Saturday this weekend (week 2) and have subscriptions available for those…
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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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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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A Quick Update from the Farm

We’ve been busy here at the farm planning for the 2018 season.  We’ll be offering a limited number of Vegetable CSA shares for 2018 and will be sending out details as it gets closer to January.  If you’re interested in learning more before then, email us for details. The young hens are starting to lay…
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Welcome to Autumn

We’ve been busy as we change seasons – ended with a decent amount of veggies even though we didn’t get the garden planted until late.  Definitely learned some lessons to apply to next year, especially as it relates to insect and weed pressure. The rototiller runs again (huzzah!) and it’s been used to get the…
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Don’t fail, adapt

We had plans to already be planted out and close to harvesting spring greens  by May 1.  But alas, it continues to rain (and rain and rain). So much so that we have adapted and are focused this year on getting the raised beds built up, manage weed pressure, and build soil structure.  I am…
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Mid-Winter Update

Happy New Year and Welcome 2017! Well, we made it through the freezing temps (was 9 F here yesterday AM) and so did the chickens.  The new pullets are growing nicely in their new home.  I built them a new coop inside an existing barn.  I plan on adding more space for more birds an…
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