Today marks a decade at WoodGrain Farm (aka Moonlight Mountain Farm for the first couple years). Here’s a quick look back 10 years to 2009, the first season on the farm. That’s Wilfred on the tractor tilling our very first garden patch. We continue to be forever grateful to good neighbours and a supportive community,Continue reading “10 Years”
A quick transition into winter this year, with mild temperatures and lots of snow!
Springtime has finally arrived on the farm, and the lambs are at their bounciest.
The fall-seeded wheat is coming out of its winter dormancy, as are the animals .
As we slowly ease into winter and another calendar year, it’s good to take stock and give plentiful thanks to the friends, family and wwoofers (now friends) who lent a hand along the way. Peace and happiness for 2015.
As the snowline continues its inevitable descent down the mountains, the animals are still enjoying some green grass.
Passing April showers are greening things up and getting the garden growing, and leaving behind some beautiful evening light.
‘Nature never makes haste; her systems revolve at an even pace. The buds swell imperceptibly, without hurry or confusion, as though the short spring days were an eternity’ – Thoreau
The light is particularly striking at this time of year, as the sun spends a lot of time low to the horizon and the world returns to colour.
The animals don’t venture too far from their hay racks at this time of year, except for when Mia antagonizes the lambs or calf into a bit of frolicking.