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Farm Stand Open Mar. 17, 2012

We will be Open Today from 10am-2pm. This will be our last one for quite a while, I suspect.  Kidding will begin, and then…Farmers Markets will start back.  Bellingham starts April 7th. So come on out (in this lovely rainy WA weather).  Fresh Chèvre!!  Plus a nice assortment of hard cheeses. Thanks Everyone!

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For the Love of Cheese Boards

I love old, seasoned cutting boards.  To me, they tell a story all their own.  Stories of meals prepared, foods shared, times gone by.  I have a pretty nice collection of them now and will do a post on them some day. The Starting Lumber For today, I want to show you what I made…

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No Farm Stand March 3, 2012

The Farm Stand will NOT be open this week.  I’m making cheese and surely cannot do both. Hope to see you all at the Anacortes Winter Market on March 10th, 2012. As always, you can contact me directly if you have an “urgent” need of cheese.

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Kidding Starts at the Goat Dairy

Need This for Attitude Adjustments Clean Pens/Sanitized Walls Quasar Welcomes Cassiopeia The calendar says February 13, 2012. But the sky, the temperature, the pace of life all say Spring is coming.  While we are enjoying the warmest kidding season ever, there is still a lot of work to do.  Just the behind the scenes prep…

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Cheese Saturday (and Sunday!)

Snow Geese-Across from us at @ Sunset Rd. Cheese Weekend!!  WooHoo!  We do love that.  We will open here at the Farm Stand BOTH Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm (our first try at longer hours).  If it works out, we will consider keeping them.  Remember, it is Bird Festival in Edison-so lots going on in…

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Weekend Goat Cheese & Bird Festival

“Resident” Bald Eagle taking flight from our tree! You see me write about the the amazing birds we have in our area.  We are really the lucky ones to live here & experience them on a daily basis.  Some great minds decided to share the experiences with you!!!  We are having an “Edison Bird Festival”…

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Business Challenges of a Small Farmer

It’s that time of year again to fill out forms and pay fees for participating in our local farmers markets.  This is never an easy task, hitting in the early months of the year when we don’t have much income to ‘spare’.  But as I negotiate the various fees, I am once again shocked at…

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Farm Stand Open Saturday Feb. 4, 2012

We will be here and the Farm Stand will be open tomorrow, Feb. 4th.Hours:  10am-2pm Come on out for delicious choices for SuperBowl Sunday.

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Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE)

CAE Results Jan. 2012 We are pleased to share with you our results of the whole herd CAE testing for 2012.  This is our 7th year of NEGATIVE!  It is always nice to have this confirmation right before kidding begins.  We test this time of year, every year. CAE is a disease of goats that…

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Baby Goats……Arriving Soon!!

Eliza-due soon It’s that season again-Spring kidding.  Our kidding calendar is posted, supplies are procured, barns will be cleaned & sanitized this week, then let the birthing begin.  We will start out with a frenzy of baby goat cuteness.  It is a busy season, short on sleep, short on good meals, and largely unpredictable. Joe…

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