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Archive for June, 2017

Work and Fried Chicken

Hasn’t our weather the past several days been amazing? And we even got rain yesterday! We took advantage of the great weather Saturday morning and worked outside. We cleared the area to the west of our barn and plan to repurpose it. Honestly, it looked junky and needed some new life! When you own your […]

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Oh Rye, How I Love You!

Seriously.Rye.I.Love.You. This may sound a little dramatic….unless you lived our life before rye.  Rye is the cover crop we use in our pumpkin patch.  The seed is flown over the field and dropped in each fall.  It grows up in the spring, Dave makes rows through the rye, we kill it off, plant pumpkins in the rows, […]

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Planting 2017

We had just enough dry days last week to get pumpkin seeds in the ground. It’s always a good feeling to have that job done! But, as any type of big farming project goes, there are usually a few hiccups. Dave was about 50% done when the hitch on the planter broke. He loaded the […]

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