ZZ Crop

The incessant rain and cool temperatures makes it difficult to get motivated to work outside. While we wait for even the slightest break in the weather, we’re shelling this years’ nut harvest. It’s a great job for dark, sleepy evenings as we adjust to daylight savings. I can do it in my pyjamas, in front… Continue reading ZZ Crop


The Kune’s Can!

In our search for the quintessential grazers we've begun seriously considering Kune Kune pigs. The Kune Kunes are a rare smaller heritage breed from Asia/New Zealand that are well suited to pasture grazing and small jobs like turning compost, mulch piles and cleaning up orchard wind fall.   A recent road trip to Washington State with my Jedi-in-training resulted in… Continue reading The Kune’s Can!