Our microgreens are going to be served tonight at a James Beard Celebrity Chef dinner. They are using our logo on the website.
26 Mar 2014 Leave a comment
We’ve just had four beautiful inches of snow here. It should be the last snow of the season, we have a gorgeous weather outlook in our forecast. The outdoor TV will go back up on the back deck tomorrow, and outdoor dining season will officially begin. I think we’re all set.
25 Mar 2014 1 Comment
Our live trap has captured a few possums and raccoons both inside and outside our chicken barn this year. Most recently, it caught a neighborhood stray cat who was quite happy to be released. Just last week, we captured something that literally chewed it’s way through the metal bars of one of these traps and escaped. What the heck does that?? I’m not sure I want to meet it.
23 Mar 2014 6 Comments
We brought a Cowboy Cauldron home with us from our trip to the Charleston Food and Wine Festival, it was quite the experience. A Top Chef Masters chef was the first person to cook on it and another one tried to sit in it with the coals still burning. There may have been alcohol involved…
When we got it home, we realized we didn’t have the perfect spot for it. Two trips to the home improvement store and we came up with this stone patio. It’s our new favorite thing!
20 Mar 2014 1 Comment
Our hens have started their regular laying routine now that it’s starting to warm up again and our customers are starting to call to place orders. We’re currently sold out. We’ve lost three of our ladies to predators this month. The cage trap is set out behind the chicken barn where they’ve been trying to dig in.
17 Mar 2014 1 Comment
I made Jack a bed for his kennel stuffed with some of the fleece from his beloved sheep. He immediately tore into it and has been demolishing it a little at a time. He makes me laugh. Every. Day.
14 Mar 2014 3 Comments
I’ve been playing with the terrazzo glass sampler I purchased a few weeks back. I made a few test vehicles (ancient engineering term) of pottery to try them out with. I learned that some glass chips hold their color better than others at the temperature we fire at. The little square dishes are ring holders. I didn’t use nearly enough glass in them but can refire with a little more. It seems the darker colors show the raised designs the best. The birdbath dish is just something silly I made. What I learned is this one also needs more glass (which I can fix with a refire) and since it’s a pinch pot, the surface is uneven. I’ll try adding glass to a wheel thrown pot soon. The last little dish was slab built and is my favorite. It’s like a tiny town at the side of a lake. Fun stuff!