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…

Gaining momentum in the right direction.

I’m constantly referring back to our new year’s goals to make sure we’re on track.  Every time I check and find I’ve made progress I just want to go faster and try harder; having concrete goals and then seeing us working towards them just adds fuel to my fire! Besides the written goals specifically addressing…

The Gift Economy: Recession Proof and Responsible

“All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated…As therefore the bell that rings to a sermon, calls not upon the preacher only, but upon the congregation to…

Let’s talk about chicks, man.

Today I started expanding our chicken family to meet one of our 2014 goals out here at Primrose Station. It’s important to us to incubate, hatch, and grow our own chickens for a few reasons. First of all we love the chickens we have, a good mix of different types leaves our egg baskets looking…