Farm Life Week Two: Cheesemaking and the Wonders of Whey

There are four goats on the farm who currently produce milk: Mocha, Cocoa, Sissiboo, and Delia. Collectively they are referred to as “the does,” which I think has more of a ring to it than “the nannies,” another term for female goats. Every three days they produce enough milk that Paul makes cheese, and I’ve …

Summer, in summary

Yes, it’s not lost on me that it’s no longer summer anymore. But apparently you can’t expect me to post to the blog during the summer, or more than twice a year. This past summer has been so crazy that blogging has never really made it to the top of the priority list. But lately …

Spring update!

So it’s spring. The spring peepers, robins, and blackflies have all made this abundantly clear here for some time now. It’s been a nice spring up here on the mountain. Rather cool but not overly wet. So long as there’s sunshine, the greenhouses and solar panels could hardly care less about the temperature. And by …