Approaching Solstice

Despite all good intentions, I have been very remiss in keeping up on the blog. My excuses include: the season went late, we were a bit short-handed in the latter part of the season and November was extra busy with all the conferences, markets and other activities. I’m back now and there’s lots to tell!

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After months of hard work the barn repair is complete. Thanks to the help of Mom and Dad who repaired and refinished the windows, Bernard who installed windows and doors, the barn doctors who did the big structural repairs, Stephan who helped out with dismantling and replacing and Will who did everything else plus all the metal siding and soffits, it was finished well ahead of the winter weather. We love our beautiful new barn and it will stand for many years to come. There are still a few little holes to patch on the other side where snow blows in in the winter, however I wonder if an old barn can ever be made truly tight?

Garden Peach, one of my favourite heirloom varieties

Garden Peach, one of my favourite heirloom varieties

It was a good year for tomatoes and I miss them already!

It was a good year for tomatoes and I miss them already!

Beautiful load of squash, pumpkins and sweet potatoes

Beautiful load of squash, pumpkins and sweet potatoes

Onions curing

Onions curing

Garlic hanging in the hayloft

Garlic hanging in the hayloft

Late season in the fields

Late season in the fields

Sasso chicks growing up on pasture

Sasso chicks growing up on pasture

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