A Threat to the Flock

Originally posted on Green Mountain Farm:
Usually a threat to a backyard flock is thought of as a raccoon, or a coyotte, or some other predator. In this case, our flock has recently been at risk of contracting the Avian (bird) Flu. For those of you living beyond the scope of our local news, two weeks ago, several nearby farms were discovered to have…

Six Seed Sweet Potato Crackers (GF / Grain Free)

  This is the season when cocktail, appetizer, and potluck parties abound. I LOVE getting together to mingle and reconnect with those I haven’t seen much throughout the year. I don’t love having to hunt down the individuals that brought each dish, asking for a list of ingredients, or resorting to only eating one food the […]

Orange Praline Cookies (GF / DF / Paleo / Vegan)

  It was my midwife who first introduced me to a version of these cookies five years ago. It was just before Christmas, and being eight months pregnant, I told her that I didn’t feel up for baking anything — my mind and my time were focused on the upcoming arrival of our baby. She told me about these cookies, and how simple […]

Peep, Cheep and Sleepy are Six Weeks Old!

Originally posted on Green Mountain Farm:
? The very first chicks we hatched on our farm are now six weeks old! Their mama, Puffy is just as nurturing as ever, and they don’t stray from her side. At night, they still try to squeeze under their mama’s protective wings. But they won’t fit for long; they are…