11.3.2012 Foraging after the First Frost

Yes.  Indeed.  First frost came in the night.  It was there on the grass when I went out before dawn this morning.  32 degrees and frost everywhere and a thin film of ice in all the waterers.  The chickens didn’t … Continue reading

10.31.2010 Working for peanuts

So many things! The weather forecasters said “freeze warning” Friday night and even though we’re a full two weeks past our average first frost date here, I’ll admit it caught me a little by surprise. What had been a low … Continue reading