“No one thinks of Winter when the grass is green.” a quote from Rudyard Kipling
We are getting warmer in Western Massachusetts. The sap is still running, as the nights are below freezing, and the days are a warm spring temperature. It is the end of March and we lived through the Ides and the weirdness surrounding the full moon this month, and here we are! Hatching baby ducks, turkeys and chickens, repairing fences, caring for the pigs and cows, goats and lambs.
We put the ducks and Mrs. Goose out to pasture the other day. They have their own house to sleep in, to keep them safe from predation. They are very happy grazers, and they “talk” all day long about the sights they see!
We have dozens and dozens of fresh brown and tinted (green) eggs available for sale for just $3 a dozen. Avoid the retail markup and buy direct from the farm. Just stop by and we can deliver your order — carside, like the sit-down chain restaurants in Greenfield with a name beginning with a tree fruit. 🙂
Look for a new farm sign on the barn next week, and let me know what you think of it. In the meantime, we will be constructing cold frames (convertable to hot beds) and starting our seeds for the market garden. We will also be eating lots and lots of eggs. You should too. They are awfully good for you. All of the egg’s vitamin A, D and E is in the egg yolk. The egg is one of the few foods which naturally contain Vitamin D.