A reflection on what I’m grateful for at the start of an unprecidented 4+ week nationwide lockdown.
In the middle of a pandemic, what can you grow to keep you and your family fed and healthy this winter?
Life really gave us pineapples this week.
Our lifestyle block is officially in the middle of a drought. So, how are we doing?
The garden is finally turning into something I’m happy with!
When you own the equivalent of 5 city blocks, sometimes you can’t see what’s going on at the other end.
Leaving a farm is really hard, but we managed to get away for a couple of days this weekend, and I’m happy we did.
Our worms are probably the animal that pulls their weight best here at Orotere. They take my snotty tissues and coffee grounds, and turn them into black gold.
I’ve owned this lemon tree since it was a tiny stick. I’ve not always treated it very well, but now it’s living its best life.
A little introduction to our ducks, how we look after them, and what we plan to do with them.
A look at a few of the plants I’m growing in the greenhouse.
I’ve recently begun reading a couple of books by Ruth Stout. I’m so inspired that I’ve decided to start a new project.
A year ago today, I visited The Outpost for the first time. I had no idea that barely 6 months later, it’d be mine…
We’ve planted some bananas on the farm!
Lady Gaga (the chicken) has gone broody, so we’re giving her the gift of motherhood this Christmas!
A collection of short stories about the animals on our lifestyle block.