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Growing real food in beautiful Graham, WA

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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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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June is here – and so is the Sun (finally!)

Finally we have had some good weather which has let us get caught up on our  long list of chores.  We have added a bunch more chickens, now up to 50 or so, have added another rooster so we can start breeding our own replacement hens, and our turkeys have graduated to pasture. The garden…
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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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