New life for the honey house!

New life for the honey house!

New purpose!  We are always amazed at how fast we re-purpose buildings around the farm.  The day after the bee items were sold, we had seedlings and the grow lights setup.  Our house does not get much natural light (we have overhangs on the house!) and having the grow...
Well Fie Update

Well Fie Update

We have been working on reducing our energy costs for the winter.  One thing that has been on the to-do list for a while is to build an insulated floor in our well fie (fie=house). Our water pressure tank  is in the well fie so it needs to be kept above zero.  Now, it...
Root Cellar Update

Root Cellar Update

The root cellar is “almost” done!  We started this project over a year ago.  It’s been fairly complicated to get everything in place and there have been lots of firsts for us. So far the internal temperature has been holding steady at 12C.  We have...
Wood shed now has a roof!

Wood shed now has a roof!

The metal roofing finally arrived!  Installed today before we are supposed to get a bunch more rain… Had a little mishap with some of the stacked wood falling over.  Have to fix that!  Next step is to work on splitting more wood and getting it stacked.  Should...
Flashlights

Flashlights

Flashlight stand!  Kwesi built this for the house.  Flashlights are a big part of our lives…  The power goes out quite frequently and if we are walking around when it’s dark out, the flashlights come in handy! Before, we kept them all over the place so...
Getting ready for winter!

Getting ready for winter!

We’ve been quite busy getting ready for winter!  Hoses have all been blown, greenhouses shut down, gardens organized…  Winter came really early this year with heavy snow at the end of September and cold (-15C or colder) starting then too! In the...

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