First you don’t hear from me for months on this site, and now you hear twice in one week. Welcome to my world. I follow the feelings inside of me, and when those feelings come alive I write. That’s what I do you know…I write!
We had a wonderful weekend. A new “urban farm” center opened up a mile from our home so we just had to go visit. In fact, I’ll be writing an article about the new store and the great area we live in….great because of the civic commitment to fostering self-sustaining lifestyles.
We bought our organic seeds, and then spent a portion of the weekend preparing our garden for planting. Everywhere we went people were doing the same, and the community gardens were filled with our neighbors digging dirt, weeding, and enjoying the community spirit.
I was also turned on to raising quail while we visited the new farm center, so I’ll be spending some time this spring building a quail shelter and quail run for our backyard. Those little devils lay an egg per day once they are twelve weeks old, and they are fully-mature for eating after fifteen weeks…..and they take up about a tenth of the space that our chickens take.
Bev wants to pick up a couple pygmy goats and have them for milking, so I’m sure we’ll be doing that as well before the summer ends.
Busy times around here, but the more I learn about urban farming the more excited I am about it.
I hope you all had a great weekend. Thanks for dropping by.