First Harvest!

My black thumb has not hit yet and I harvested the first of the peas today. OK so it is a meager harvest but there are a lot more growing and these sure tasted good. Desert Weyr Farm...

Farmers’ Market Day

We don’t have enough regular vendors to hold a regular market but for the open business day we held a small one in downtown Paonia. Monica from Small Potatoes Farm Our Desert Weyr booth Flying Fork Fresh Baked Goods Fire Mountain with some Vegetables Lovely...

Sheep Butcher & Garden Update

The second batch of rams went to slaughter today. We try to sell and use as much of the sheep as we can. So one thing we save from the rams are the horns. They get made into Shepherds’ Crooks and knife handles. Here Ken is using a sawsall to cut the horns off...

Solstice!

It’s the solstice. Summer now officially begins. I still haven’t killed the garden so I’m thrilled.Here is the corn, won’t be knee high by the fourth of July but at least it’s still growing. The peas are doing well, I see a few flowers...