Author Archives: Kathy Rausch

Make Way for Ducklings!

It was fun to see a muscovy mama taking her ducklings out for their first walk down our driveway this afternoon! Now we have them safely contained in a pen so that the predators… namely crows, hawks, eagles, and coyotes… … Continue reading

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Music, Motion and Imagination classes

Experience music and community in a way that is fun and freeing!No experience or musical training is necessary. Ages 4-16 $180 for 12 classes Friday afternoons 3-3:55 pm and 4-4:55 pm September 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21, 28 … Continue reading

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“Cultured Home”

What is a cultured home? To “culture” something is to cultivate it. Cultivating has several meanings, all of them useful. It can mean to prepare soil for growing crops; to improve yourself by labor and study; to cherish or foster; … Continue reading

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October 14th, 2010 Farm Overview

5.69 Acres total 3.1 Acres for pasture & grazing2.1 Acres is forested0.4 Acres for Driveway, Homesite, & yard2070 sq. ft. for Teaching Barn, and Workshop Animal population on October 14, 2010: 1 milk cow, 1 steer, 1 calf5 doe goats, 5 … Continue reading

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Resources & Favorite Links

Here is a list of resources I’ve found useful, or visit often: Food & Nutrition:www.westonaprice.orgwww.sustainableeats.comwww.thunderinghooves.netwww.polyfacefarms.comwww.danlac.com Farming & gardening:http://wincustomersusa.com/stockman/index.php (The Stockman Grass Farmer)www.kingcd.org/pro-far-man.htm (King Conservation District Manure Share)www.journeytoforever.org/farm_library.htmlwww.journeytoforever.org/farm_library/turner/turnerToC.html (“Fertility Farming” by Newman Turner, 1951)www.freshthemovie.comwww.growingpower.orgseattletilth.orgwww.holderreadfarm.com Bees:www.pleasedbees.com (treatment free honey bees)www.stingmenot.com (poison-free bee … Continue reading

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What is a cultured home? To “culture” something is to cultivate it. Cultivating has several meanings, all of them useful. It can mean to prepare soil for growing crops; to improve yourself by labor and study; to cherish or foster; … Continue reading

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