Pacing & Prioritizing: Getting Through the Spring Upswing :: Faulk Farmstead

Pacing & Prioritizing: Getting Through the Spring Upswing

  Spring on the Faulk Farmstead has hit me like a ton of bricks. Confessedly, I spent the entire winter blogging away, dreaming about Spring entering in the form of lush gardens and baby farmies.   Well, Spring is here, and that is NOT what is happening, folks.   Can you say…. OVERWHELMED?   JustRead more

Spring Happenings on the Faulk Farmstead :: Faulk Farmstead

Spring Happenings on the Faulk Farmstead

Spring on the farmstead?  Ab-so-lutely CRAZY.  Busy to the point of fault.  But not to worry – we are loving every moment of it! Although the Faulk Farmstead blog has been a bit quiet lately (due to Spring craziness and a super-secret upcoming project!), the farmstead itself has been anything but quiet.  Curious what we’veRead more

Early Spring on the Faulk Farmstead

Early Spring on the Faulk Farmstead

  April has arrived – and with it, beautiful weather!  It is definitely feeling like early Spring around here!   Curious what we’ve been up to?   Just in case you have been out of the loop, we have a new kid on the farmstead!  Our Nigerian Dwarf goat, Totes, gave birth to an adorableRead more

4-H Lessons

Lessons Learned – via 4-H!

This past weekend, my daughter and I had the opportunity to attend a local 4-H function – And definitely had some lessons learned! The day-long event we attended had a schedule of about 20 classes that we could choose from for a pretty small registration fee.  There were 4 sessions available, with some of theRead more

A Productive Weekend at the Farmstead

I can’t believe I actually get to say this, but…..  The weather was freaking gorgeous this weekend!  Cold, crisp, and SUNNY!  I know!  Crazy town! I really do feel that this is when the farmstead looks the prettiest, most idyllic to me – mist across the pasture, sunlight bouncing off of everything, and NO RAINRead more

beautiful eggs

Raising Chickens on the Faulk Farmstead

When my dream of farmsteading came into view, the very first thing I knew I wanted was CHICKENS.  Easy enough, right?   Our feather-filled dream of 7 or 8 chickens has multiplied — now at a whopping 24 chickens!  Whoa now.  How the heck did that happen?! Let’s get down to the nitty gritty details here,Read more