Season 2, Episode #3~ Winter Chores and Good Eating!

Episode #3 is going live 1/17/2021: Winter chores mean feeding hay, bringing in firewood and baking yummy treats. How about some Icelandic gingersnaps ( recipe here) and a big batch of elderberry fire cider (recipe here)… And that rooster we processed? 3 meals and 7 pints of chicken stock. All from one bird. Excellent!

Season 2, Episode #2~ Interesting Times, but Same Old Same Old on the Farm

Going live Sunday 1-10-2021: Blind Hog and Acorn have enough to do on the farm.  Selling some goats, whipping up dogfood for Sam and blueberry-pumpkin muffins for the farmers- the recipe of the week. Click here for the muffin recipe. Ozarks geology means goats must have selenium booster shots to avoid white muscle disease. VaccinatedContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #2~ Interesting Times, but Same Old Same Old on the Farm”

Season 2, Episode #1~ Happy New Year

Blind Hog and the Acorn had a very nice holiday: usual farm chores, goats getting stuck in things, machinery to be fixed, hay to be set out. You know, all the typical things that go on regardless of holidays… New episode will be live 1/3/2021. Acorn has some new plans for Season 2 of BlindContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #1~ Happy New Year”

Episode #31~ Art and Astrophotography

Just a little farming done this week, as in “Bonehead is still alive and doing much better,” but also art and telescope magic. Episode #31 will become live at 5am on 12/20/2020. Blind Hog has a commission for a wall sculpture.  He has a lovely piece that he is cutting in half, making a freeContinue reading “Episode #31~ Art and Astrophotography”

Episode #30~ Halycon Days are Over, Winter is Coming

New episode airs Sunday morning, December 13, 2020! Blind Hog and Acorn enjoyed a lovely week of record high temperatures, got lots of outdoor chores done in the process.  Sticks and limbs picked up, auto mechanic skills honed, experiments in the kitchen with tepache and homemade dog food (score a loss and a win). Also,Continue reading “Episode #30~ Halycon Days are Over, Winter is Coming”

Episode #29~ Weaning Day

Blind Hog and Acorn checked the Old Farmers’ Almanac and today is the optimal day for weaning livestock, with the least amount of stress and fuss. Podcast episode #29 will be released 12/6/202! It was also a most unusually nice afternoon, so it was hard to pass up an opportunity to sit in the sunContinue reading “Episode #29~ Weaning Day”

Episode #28~ No Rest for the Weary, or How to Burn Off that Mincemeat Tart

All EpisodesDeleteEdit Episode #28~ No Rest for the Weary, or How to Burn off the Mincemeat Tart Posting live Sunday Nov 29th- Thanksgiving has come and gone, Blind Hog and Acorn took advantage of some nice days to get YET MORE CHORES done. Wood got split, food got cooked, and we ate  ate ate.  BadgerContinue reading “Episode #28~ No Rest for the Weary, or How to Burn Off that Mincemeat Tart”

Episode #27~ Shopping for the Long Winter, Yet More Barn Work, Acorn Does Repairs and Makes Corned Beef

Another rainy Saturday, two in a row?  Crazy!  Just in time too as Blind Hog and Acorn finished off with the new ditch at the old goat barn.  Drain laid, gravel dumped and cross drive trench dug/piped/filled.  Done!  AND, water is officially draining out of the pipe. Episode #27 releases 11/22/2020… Blind Hog and AcornContinue reading “Episode #27~ Shopping for the Long Winter, Yet More Barn Work, Acorn Does Repairs and Makes Corned Beef”

Episode #26~ A Rainy Day and Time for Ice Cream

Blind Hog and Acorn had enough to keep them busy this week but today it is raining, so they get a bit of a break. Episode #26 goes live Sunday morning, 11/15/2020. Blind Hog had a birthday and will be eating cake all week long, hence the need for some vanilla ice cream.  Acorn hasContinue reading “Episode #26~ A Rainy Day and Time for Ice Cream”

Episode #25~Barn Work, Dowsing Rods, and Super Nice Weather

Blind Hog and Acorn have not stopped- cleaning out the pig barn, ditching a drain line on the old goat barn. Blind Hog even had to use his dowsing rods to locate buried electric lines. Want to find out more? Take a listen! Sam will protect us from all kinds of intruders, even dried upContinue reading “Episode #25~Barn Work, Dowsing Rods, and Super Nice Weather”