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15 minutes of fame for the farm

Ithaca is a hub of all things locavore and farm-y. It’s one of the things we like and appreciate about living here. Many people have heard of the farm-to-table movement by now, but some folks are trying to extend the … Continue reading

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everyone loves cinnamon

This post was originally going to be entitled, “miss(ing) Cinnamon,” because Cinnamon was away and we missed her. But as is usually the case, the farm keeps moving, even if I can’t keep up with it. Three weeks ago–Sunday, December … Continue reading

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sheep greetings

I don’t know why we are still relearning how sweet sheep are. I guess it says something about their reputation–and how different (our) sheep are from their reputation. This morning’s lesson: I went out to say hello to the sheep … Continue reading

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of llama and lambs

Here’s another guest post from Ron. Not sure about the ratio of “regular” and “guest” posts in recent months, however. Diego the llama has been with us for several months now, and I have spent a fair amount of time … Continue reading

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a shepherd and his sheep

Ron got back from a trip early this week. I picked him up at the airport and we got home just before dusk. As usual, the sheep (and their llama, Diego) were out and about. When Ron got out of … Continue reading

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on the job

Thankfully, Diego the llama is, as Ron puts it, on the job. Integration Friday afternoon went smoothly. Poor Diego was castrated Wednesday afternoon and we had planned to integrate him with the flock Saturday morning, but Ron decided to do … Continue reading

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update on joseph

We are relieved to share that Joseph the lamb is doing very well after the coyote attack Tuesday afternoon. PHEW. He is recovering amazingly quickly–physically at least. The vet stitched him up and he has five days of penicillin, pain … Continue reading

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