a photographic update

Our ladies are finally laying! I love our little flock, though now I am wishing for more hens so we can take more than 5 or 6 dozen eggs to market.  

Our ladies are finally laying! I love our little flock, though now I am wishing for more hens so we can take more than 5 or 6 dozen eggs to market.  

Some of the first box laid eggs. always lovely.  

Some of the first box laid eggs. always lovely.  

Late night water color.

Late night water color.

View of Two Loons Farm while putting heifers out to pasture.

View of Two Loons Farm while putting heifers out to pasture.

Get your dairy & veggies from this guy.  

Get your dairy & veggies from this guy.

 

Vegetable art at market.

Vegetable art at market.

Finally excited about our vegetable spread at market. only took til mid-August.  Gratuitous shots of vegetables to follow.

Finally excited about our vegetable spread at market. only took til mid-August.  Gratuitous shots of vegetables to follow.

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Eating, selling, and giving away mass amounts of melons these days. These melons are so sweet and good this year. The watermelons are pretty & juicy, but they've got nothing on the cantaloupes.

Eating, selling, and giving away mass amounts of melons these days. These melons are so sweet and good this year. The watermelons are pretty & juicy, but they've got nothing on the cantaloupes.

Took some photos of this meadow in Palermo while Andy was taking soft wood cuttings of dogwood for propagation. 

Took some photos of this meadow in Palermo while Andy was taking soft wood cuttings of dogwood for propagation. 

Visiting sisterfriends make their way through the heifer pasture.

Visiting sisterfriends make their way through the heifer pasture.

Wee heifer sunning herself.

Wee heifer sunning herself.

These heifers sunning their fine selves.

These heifers sunning their fine selves.

Curiosity.   

Curiosity. 

 

More egg love.

More egg love.

Pigs! Almost 6 months old now.   

Pigs! Almost 6 months old now. 

 

Harvested, hung and curing away.  

Harvested, hung and curing away.  

Piper's flowers at market.

Piper's flowers at market.

Accidental farm fashion. 

Accidental farm fashion. 

And that there is 30 weeks worth of baby.

And that there is 30 weeks worth of baby.

Other new additions: Oliver the cat. Just a little bit of contention between him and the kitten.  

Other new additions: Oliver the cat. Just a little bit of contention between him and the kitten.  

continuing the onion harvest.

continuing the onion harvest.

jewelweed abounds.

jewelweed abounds.

foreground: wood from last year, first up for the stove this fall. And in the distant, fuzzy background: the clearing, and subsequent wood, from this past year.

foreground: wood from last year, first up for the stove this fall. And in the distant, fuzzy background: the clearing, and subsequent wood, from this past year.

the table used not so often for picnics as for laundry, propagating woody plants, and building projects. Maybe this fall. 

the table used not so often for picnics as for laundry, propagating woody plants, and building projects. Maybe this fall. 

New labels! They are colored coded for the different kinds of yogurt we make. More pictures to come.   Photo credit: Betsey Holland (thank you!) 

New labels! They are colored coded for the different kinds of yogurt we make. More pictures to come.  

Photo credit: Betsey Holland (thank you!)