Season 2, Episode #9~ Sapped Out

The sap run was short and sweet!  Acorn figures it was actually a false run, brought on by the Polar Vortex.  Two weeks of below freezing temps forced the sap back down, and when the temps warmed up, up came the sap.  Good enough for two quarts total of finished syrup.  Impressive, especially if youContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #9~ Sapped Out”

Season 2, Episode #8~ The Light at the End of the Tunnel

The Polar Vortex is winding down, cold air receding, and temps actually creeping above freezing. Hot Damn! (Episode #8 goes live 2/21!) Blind Hog and Acorn have continued to soldier on- feeding the livestock, waiting for baby goats- expected and unexpected. Fortunate for running water and electricity, however plans are in the works for “yetContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #8~ The Light at the End of the Tunnel”

Season 2m Episode #7~ Ohm’s Law, i.e. Resistance is Futile…

The polar vortex is upon the farm.  Single digit highs, minus “whatevers”at night.  And snow…  And gusting north winds…   And yes, dairy kids being born! Verdandi had twin bucklings, both weighing in over 10lbs each- which is pretty darn impressive. They need that size to help them get through the cold in the dairy barn.Continue reading “Season 2m Episode #7~ Ohm’s Law, i.e. Resistance is Futile…”