1/2 Way to the New Year, Goal Review.

1. Grow our family of animals to be 20 chickens and 50 rabbits without purchasing any new chicks or kits at the store. (Kit is short for kitten, the term for a baby rabbit–cute attack!) – So…we’re up to 24 chickens and have cuddled 32 kits. Al snuck quite a few chickens into our life…

Primrose Station on the National Register of Historic Places

After half a year and a lot of work by our amazing Historian, Jon Axline, yesterday Primrose Station’s NRHP application was voted on in Seeley Lake. Although we were out-of-town and couldn’t attend, it was very exciting to hear from Mr. Axline that our State Historic Preservation Office voted unanimously in favor of our application!…

Chickens Round Two: Fight!

Here we go, just started our second round of incubating eggs! Only five survived of forty last time, hardly an impressive effort (and in their awkward adolescence are finally recognizable as all roosters, save one). We’ve adjusted our chicken-hatching game and refuse to give up! It’s time for round two!

first rabbit sale

Profit and Loss

Well, it’s been a tough couple of weeks.  If you’ve been following the blog you know that we’re trying to build a legitimate homestead.  Not only do we want to sustain ourselves and serve farm-to-table meals at our B&B, we want to build a real agricultural business as another revenue stream (albeit small) for the…

It’s February! Let’s Make Sauerkraut!

Little did you know that the delicious, fermented product sauerkraut has über-amounts of nutritional goodness!  You were probably too distracted by that giant 3.81 lb polish sausage from Costco to realize it’s relish actually has supreme health benefits. Here’s the breakdown: Sauerkraut is a natural probiotic!  That means it has healthy bacteria that will aid your digestion.…