Future Farm – The Wish List

So since we’ve been looking at farms recently, it would probably help if I go ahead and define exactly what …

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Future Farm? – Zumbrota

Zumbrota, Minnesota. Hey that rhymes!  +1 point on the awesome meter. The Pros: Decent size: 100 acres, with only 10-15 …

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Future Farm? – Lake City

Lake City Pros: Good size at just a tick under 100 acres. Highway 63 frontage, 2 miles outside of Lake …

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Future Farm? – Pine Island

Here’s another farm we looked at during our trip. This one was outside of Pine Island, Minnesota. The Good: 137 …

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Future Farm? – Rochester, MN

Well in case you hadn’t seen my Twitter feed, I’ve been in Rochester, Minnesota for the past 4 days. We …

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Scenes from Hauling Hay

It’s haying season here in the midwest.  Hay mowers, rakers and balers dot the countryside. I see plenty of trucks …

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Mystery predator still at large

So we’re down from 18-19 layers to about 8 as of this evening. The parents have been away visiting my …

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Farm-wide Wi-Fi

If you tuned in earlier this week, you may have noticed a bit of uber tech-geekery going on around here. …

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The Great Sparrow War of 2012

With all the birdhouses we’ve been building and installing around the farm, there have been precious few desirable birds trying …

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Technology for Sustainable Farmers – criteria

So if we’re going to dive headfirst into this whole technology thing, then we need to first define what we …

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