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.
A look into the weeds of our property, and how we’re managing them.
A little bit about our native bush and what grows there.
What does it look like in an imagined future where all our work on the property is beginning to pay off?
Rain, rain, come again! Here in the country, rain is an important part of life. Without it, we’re screwed beyond belief.
A look at a day on our lifestyle block, where our day is ruled more by a hungry stomach and the weather, than by the ticking of a clock.