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Building a permanent deep-pit BBQ

Jacob, our pet sheep, oversees Aaron's preparation of the BBQed lamb There’s nothing like a deep-pit BBQ when you’re cooking for a bunch [...]

By |April 5th, 2016|Building Projects, Food Production|0 Comments

A Cellar for Meat and Wine – Part 1

A New cellar for Timber Butte Our farmstead here on Timber Butte has continued to mature since its conception ten years ago. [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Building Projects, Food Production, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

The payoff of preparation for another growing season – Entry #221

Timber Butte Garden after the pre-work is done Jacob, the bummer lamb helps Nancy seed the onion bed [...]

Constructing concrete fence posts – Part 1 – Entry #214

Concrete fence posts protecting our vineyard at Timber Butte Fence posts made by my great-grandfather surrounded the old family [...]

By |August 26th, 2013|Agriculture, Building Projects, Food Production|0 Comments

Freedom in the barnyard – A picture of the way things are meant to be – Entry # 209

Ducks quake in jubilation and horses buck and snort gleefully running into an open pasture Freedom is an attribute of the health [...]

Locally grown / organically grown foods – a matter of biblical and social relevance – Entry #206

Home grown / homestead dinner Have you noticed that there seems to be an awakening of social consciousness concerning not just [...]

By |January 5th, 2012|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

The advantages of using raised beds – Entry #199

The new raised beds in action The old traditional beds took a lot more work I wasn’t too [...]

By |June 26th, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Junk pile seeder – Entry #198

Poking holes in a raised bed Adjustable bolts control depth of seed holes A couple of years ago [...]

By |June 22nd, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

The butcher shop is finally finished – Entry #186

Last week I came into the house to announce my victory to Nancy [...]

By |January 28th, 2011|Building Projects, Food Production|0 Comments

Rooster soup – Entry #184

The rooster that drew the long straw Nancy did the rest Anyone who has tried [...]

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