Fall Color Tour

November 18, 2011

Every year we are treated to a wonderful display of fall color here on our farm in Mid-Michigan. We are fortunate to have a woodlot composed of a large variety of trees, primarily hardwoods. Our fall colors here generally peak somewhere between October 15 and and November 1st. Take a quick color tour of our [...]

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Our BFL flock at Michigan Fiber Festival

August 23, 2011

We attended the 2011 Michigan Fiber festival in Allegan, MI on August 19-21, 2011 with just our white Bluefaced Leicester flock. We decided to give the Romneys the weekend off to save prep time and showring aggravation, since the white long wools were all combined. It ended up being a fairly relaxing and rewarding weekend. [...]

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We’s got bees!

August 9, 2011

Here’s the story of how we became beekeepers (on a very small scale). For  long time, we had a bee colony cozily ensconced in one of the dormers of the house. Over the years, various workmen (roofers, painters, chimney sweeps) emptied cans of spray into the tiny hole that served as an entrance to the [...]

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Fourth Annual Spring Shearing Day and Fiber Event

May 1, 2011
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Spring Shearing Day and Fiber Event June 18, 2011 ~ 10 am – 2 pm On June 18, 2011, we will be hosting our fourth annual shearing and fleece demonstration.. We are again inviting anyone interested to join us, including the spinners from Ewe-nique Knits in Royal Oak. Last year they watched as we sheared [...]

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