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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

Four Seasons for Mom

Mom's last year on the ranch Before I tell our story of bringing my 92 year old mother who had advanced dementia [...]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Sustainable Living|0 Comments

Farm-steading in the 21st century

Nancy & Tri walking the land where their farmstead would one day be In trying to define our vision for the development [...]

By |February 16th, 2016|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 [...]

Coming back to the Timber Butte Journal – Entry #212

Meanwhile back on the ranch I realize it’s been awhile since we’ve been contributing to the Timber Butte Homestead [...]

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 [...]

Planting tomatoes Mr. Bill style – Entry #197

Clipping off the lower branches Lay horizontally in a shallow trench Fiinished product Until I [...]

By |June 7th, 2011|Agriculture, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

Maintaining hearts of tranquility in times of global turmoil – Entry 192

The ”Super Moon” rising in March 2011 As the large round orb rose out of the clouds in [...]

Living off the land or living with it? – Entry #188

A hungry coyote checks out the chicken run A young buck helps himself to a newly [...]

Meanwhile back at the ranch – A summer of challenge and blessing – Entry #175

It has been nearly two months since I have made an entry on the Timber Butte Homestead blog site [...]

By |August 24th, 2010|Country Living Reflections, Sustainable Living|0 Comments
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