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2020 Farmers Market Update

Due to changes in Kentucky State Law in response to the COVID-19 crisis, we will NOT participating at the KDMC Farmer’s Market in Ashland, Kentucky during the 2020 season. We are unable to sell soap or fiber at that venue. If you would like…

VogueKnittingLive -Columbus, Etsy Shop Update

The end of October also spells the end of the Ashland/KDMC Farmer’s Market. It was such a pleasure to meet so many people interested in supporting small farmers and buying fresh health food. I look forward to seeing everyone again next June! I am…

October on the farm

It finally feels like fall. The leaves are starting to fall and after a seemingly endless summer, we finally have a bit of cooler weather. Cooler temps are much appreciated by the sheep. Breeding season is upon is, with the anticipation of lambs in…

Late Summer 2019

Late summer on the farm is a time of transition. Since we don’t use pesticides, some of our tomatoes and sensitive summer vegetables finally start to succumb to blight and pests. Some things we succession plant, so we will continue to harvest until frost,…

Maple in July: 6 Ways to use maple this summer

Mid summer is often not the time when most people crave maple syrup! Folks are often more interested in honey, nature’s summertime sweetener. We often think of maple as a late winter treat. In our everyday experiences, maple syrup is most often relegated to…

Food prices rise while package sizes shrink– do you feel inflation sneaking in?

A recent conversation about the rising cost of bacon provoked a few thoughts about the subject. Roughly 10 years ago, we purchased a popular thick cut brand of bacon for $3 per lb. Last week at the local Walmart, that same bacon was $13…

Slow wool in the fast economy

Yesterday I received a year’s work in a box. The wool sheared from our flock of Tunis sheep was shipped to the fiber mill in May. After months of anticipation, it finally arrived, along with several bags of roving. As I gently removed each…