Brown Family Farm is proving that turkeys aren’t just for Thanksgiving anymore. The hens are still laying, eggs are hatching, and the poults just took their first trip away from the farm. Chloe’s preschool, as a science project, incubated eggs, turkey and chicken, to hopefully learn more about life cycles. Most of the classes didn’t… Continue reading Have Turkeys, Will Travel
Meet the newest Brown Family Farm member, Emmitt! Congratulations to Nancy McAllister for submitting the winning name! I’m not sure about shipping farm eggs to Arkansas, but when our paths cross again, I’ll have a dozen eggs in hand! Thanks for all of the great suggestions!
The farm has a new dog but it has no name! Give us your best idea and the person with the chosen name will get a free dozen farm fresh chicken eggs. Ready?…. Go!
Last week, according to the signs, we were supposed to plant potatoes. It was a bit chilly, very windy, and we only had two of the three types of potatoes we wanted to plant. It’s nothing complicated, just regular potatoes, red potatoes, and sweet potatoes. My father-in-law, Bill, volunteered to take Maks, our 2 year… Continue reading Send a man for sweet potatoes…
Yes, I’m a little goofy, but no, I haven’t gotten my holidays mixed up (although the weather sure has!). Last June, my in-laws became the proud owners of six turkeys, bourbon red heritage breed turkeys. We’ve watched them grow from little poults (I had to ask what they’re called and how to spell it) to… Continue reading Happy Easter, Gobble Gobble!
I promised later I would update everyone on our garden plans. First, I should probably explain that we farm by association. Ben’s parents are creating a homestead of sorts around the corner from our home, and our kids absolutely love it. For example, last week Maks took his tractor out to the garden patch (over… Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?