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Garden Planning and Some Winter Chores

January is a slow time of the year for us at the farm.  Fortunately, there aren’t many pressing tasks either.  We’ve been working on burning the pile of willow wood from the tree that fell in June 2011.  Yesterday, we … Continue reading

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Mid-April Update, Runaway Spring

We didn’t have much of a winter this year.  Spring showed up early, fast and really hot for a while before getting a little normal.  We didn’t have much snow this year and then we had a week in March … Continue reading

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Naming the Farm

Since we bought the land, we’ve talked on and off about naming it.  Nothing has really grabbed us.  At least nothing that isn’t taken.  Then we joke about names we’d never use.  38 Back Achers.  Willow Springs Raccoon Sanctuary.  Money … Continue reading

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whitefish tacos with rhubarb salsa (via When Harry Met Salad)

After reading about this a couple of weeks ago, I finally made it for dinner tonight. The rhubarb came from our yard, picked minutes before I blanched it, the cilantro from Primrose Community Farm, the Whitefish from Bodin’s in Bayfield … Continue reading

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Of Spinach, Tomatoes and Sourdough

Originally, we planned to spend this past weekend at the farm, but early in the week, D. informed me that he had the backup pager for work.  That means that he has to have access to a telephone and the … Continue reading

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A Lady and Her Dog

For the last few years, on my bike commute I often see the same people in roughly the same place, traveling the opposite direction of me.  Other bike commuters, several of whom I exchange nods or “hellos”,  some runners and … Continue reading

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Spurious Nutrition Claims: Post Great Grains

It looks like Post Cereals has latched on to a bunch of food trend words to re-brand their re-packaged product, pretending once again that manufactured cereal is good for you and me.  It’s not.  But the way they tell it, … Continue reading

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