Farm Notes

Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Ever since we bought the farm in 2011 – even before the purchase was final – we have striven toward a permaculture model.  There was (and still is) a lot to learn and to try.  But this winter, I (Nissa) completed a permaculture design certification […]

Farewell Ladies

Farewell Ladies

Today, we completed the dispersal of all our animals, our herd of Oberhasli dairy goats and a handful of sheep.  It was bittersweet.  These girls became part of our family in the Spring of 2011, shortly after we purchased this farm.  Every day for almost […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

New Years are always thought of as a time for new beginnings and resolutions.  Our farm is no different.  In farm life, winters are a little slower.  Short days and long nights mean the goats are not being milked.  Gardens are covered with snow so […]

Lavender Farm: Living the Dream

Lavender Farm: Living the Dream

Twenty years ago, we took a weekend trip from our home in Woodditton, England to Norfolk Lavender Farm in Heacham. We were smitten with the historic house converted to a gift shop and café, the demonstration garden, the distillery… and the fields of lavender just […]

Notice

Dear customers: It came to my attention this week that following the upgrade to our new shopping cart software that I had set the SSL security configuration incorrectly. I have made the necessary corrections and successfully tested the entire store. Please by assured that we […]

One step closer

A couple weeks ago, we completed the renovation on our milk parlor.  The conversion from dairy cows to dairy goats had been started by the previous owner.  We finished adding 12 goat stanchions in half of what used to be 6 cow stations.  This greatly […]