As the colder weather starts to set in, I thought it would be a good time to talk about how we prepare our homestead for the coming winter.
As always happens you have the beautiful part of the Fall, and then you have the part you have to clean up. That is where we are now. So here is what we got done this weekend.
We start with a rainy day but the truth is we have a lot to be grateful for, and I spend some time talking about what I believe is the most essential part of life.
This week we started working on adding new pasture land on our little homestead, it mean chopping down a number of trees, figuring out what to do with them, and of course our normal level of chaos.
We had a little drama last night with our goats, and this is a fun little video to explain what happened.
We have some new additions to the farm that we are super excited to share with you. I did notice that the clip that had the names of said additions did not make the video so here are the names: Jimmy Granola Thor Shark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Great-Hites-… INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/greathites/ Website: https://jeffreyhite.com/
We have a list of 5 things that we have experienced along the way, that you might not be expecting when you are planning for your homestead and we share them with you. This list is all things that have happened to us, they are all real events, we have more, but these were theContinue reading “So You Think You’re Ready to Homestead”
We made a decision and sold our remaining goat instead of trying to get him a companion. With the idea that we would switch back to milk goats. Also, we were surprised with the gift of a deer from our neighbour, so what do we do, we make some smoked jerky with a homemade smoker.Continue reading “Goodbye Goat, Hello Smoker”
Among other things, we got started on our greenhouse. lots of chaos as we get things done around the house, which all the extra turmoil of having a new family member. Kate and I did a little hunting and might have spotted some new wildlife in our woods. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Great-Hites-… INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/greathites/ Website: https://jeffreyhite.com/ LivingContinue reading “Greenhouse Build Part 1”
Last week was really busy so we didn’t get a video out, just trying to get caught up, while we get some evening chores done. So come along and find out what we have been up to.