Spring Work Continues

The last couple of days we’ve been vaccinating the sheep and also doing toe trims. I can’t do too many toes before my hands give out so we do them in batches. Pregnant ewes are now completely done except for the spring dewormer. I do that 24-48 hours...

Paonia Mountain Harvest Festival

Sunday AM down to the Town Park for the Mountain Harvest Festival Farmers’ Market.Ray came to help at the booth and took care of it so I could take a break occasionally. Monica from Small Potatoes Farm selling potatoes and garlic braids. A good day, lots of...

Farm Tours & Sheep Coats

No Pictures. This morning before the big main farm tours started as part of the Paonia Harvest Festival we sorted out some of the sheep and put coats on. They are now in the winter corrals on hay. They look a bit silly in their coats but it keeps the wool clean....

Garvin Mesa Day 2009

Today was the third annual Garvin Mesa Day. All three wineries on our mesa, Terror Creek Winery, Stone Cottage Cellars & Azura Cellars and our farm coordinate to have an open house day. We did farm tours and had our smoked sheep kolbassi sausages to sample....

Farm Tour Days and Garden Woes

West Elks Wine Trail Tour is this weekend so we put out the farm tour signs. Unfortunately my black thumb is starting to show. The main batch of corn isn’t doing well. Brown and drying leaves and pale green. The corn I transplanted into the main part of the...