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Rebuilding the coop February 13, 2016 7 Comments

We spent the first three years in our new house looking out our kitchen window at an abandoned old coop, which must have been sitting empty for at least a decade before we were here. Structurally solid, but inching its way down the hill with each freeze and thaw of winter. Covered in cracked rolled […]

4 Ways My Chickens Do Yardwork October 23, 2015 1 Comment

I feel blessed to have a small chunk of this earth to call my own. I really do want to make the best of it. Yet, my efforts to create¬†the attractive and productive outdoor space that I imagine have been woefully inadequate. ¬†While I dream of harvesting homegrown crops to feed my family the way […]