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In preparation for the rented acre we’ll be planting with produce sometime in the next month, we (read: Will) needed to acquire 40 posts from which to string electric fencing, so as to avoid donating all our efforts to the local deer population.  Coincidentally, we also wanted to thin out the cedars in the woods […]

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A week or so ago, Will noticed a Bobwhite Quail hanging out within the chicken netting, eating our chicken feed.  He was thrilled, half because who ever sees wild quail anymore and, well, quail are just awesome.  Since then, it’s come back almost daily to dine on the organic poultry feed buffet that is domesticated […]

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The great thing about producing something in abundance is that you are free to do with it as you please.  Our chickens now lay enough eggs to easily keep ourselves and the restaurant in full supply with some to spare.  So we’ve started trading eggs for beer with a good friend who also happens to […]

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Despite the old adage about March coming in like a lion and out like a lamb, 2011 saw a handful of 80 degree days the first week of March and now we’re back in the realm of flurries.  Of course, Central Virginia always gets one last blast of winter every year in early spring – […]

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