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Homestead Hill Farm · 4d ago

Sunday Walkabout 7-23

even the sunrise looks hotI really thought I could do it.I thought I could tell you about the week on the hill without any difficulties. I was going to show you the green beans we canned las...
Homestead Hill Farm · 1W ago

Sunday Walkabout 7-16

neighbor's steers deal with the weather..It’s been daggone hot lately.I realize this is no real news. by standing in the creekIt’s JULY. In a Southern State. 
Homestead Hill Farm · 1W ago

To Be Continued...

We were making a wild dash across the county, peering intently out the windshield, hoping against hope that we could beat the rain. But, afternoon thunderstorms were building ominously in ou...
Homestead Hill Farm · 2W ago

Sunday Walkabout 7-9

harvesting involves a fair amount of waterHarvest...this week was all about harvest.While the word harvest may conjure thoughts of big, specialized equipment and large work crews, that is no...
Homestead Hill Farm · 3W ago

Sunday Walkabout 7-2

July sunriseI thought about starting this post with.......well, at least nothing died this week.But, that did seem a little dismal. (even for me) Although considering the tone my last two wa...
Homestead Hill Farm · 1M ago

Sunday Walkabout 6-25

Sunday morning on the farmSince the broilers got our attention last week, it seems only fair that the sheep dominated this week’s news cycle. Although, unfortunately, it wasn’t all good cove...
Homestead Hill Farm · 1M ago

Sunday Walkabout 6-18

hawk in the morning sky(keep on flying...away from our chickens!)The dogs spent the night doing battle with a fox. Well, now, to be perfectly honest, it was more of a yelling match than a ba...
Homestead Hill Farm · 1M ago

Sunday Walkabout 6-11

June means we travel to Edinburg for lamb processingand one of my favorite views in the ValleyOrdinarily, after shearing, the ewes go back out to pasture and don’t demand much attention (oth...
Homestead Hill Farm · 1M ago

Sunday Walkabout 6-4

getting ready to plant the round of summer broccoliGetting things done.  That was the underlying theme of the week.And, while we got a great deal accomplished, the “to-do” list continues to ...
Homestead Hill Farm · 2M ago

Sunday Walkabout 5-28

view from the office window“You’re not the boss of me!”                           ---imagined memo from the weatherBeing self-employed is often seen as the penultimate work situation. You ar...