Monthly Archives: May 2015

PEX Crimper Improved

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Improved PEX Crimper I’ve been doing a lot of PEX plumbing which involves crimping stainless steel bands. Not the kind of band that plays music but a ring of steel that is crushed by the tool to tighten the PEX … Continue reading

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Pig Bit Watch

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Ben’s Watch Post Pig This is what you get when a pig bites a watch. Good thing it was not an Apple Watch.[1, 2]

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Apple Blossoms

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Apple Blossoms With the recent wind and rain the apple trees have shed some of their blossoms. There are still many on the trees so all should be well with the apple crop. They always bloom extras.

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PEX Parts

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PEX Parts I’ve been working on putting together the filter system and source water supply with pressure pump for the butcher shop. This will take our wonderful spring water and filter it further. The filter maker claims that the fourth … Continue reading

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Mishaps with Brains

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Barrel by Road This is not a Zombie Brain Accident.

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Real Dandelions

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Dandy Dandelion (Taraxacum) When we bought the farm, which was abandoned at the time, there were no dandelions here. Our early spring flowers were trillium, skunk cabbage, cow slip and coltsfoot. The latter, the coltsfoot, looks very much like dandelions, … Continue reading

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Wholesale License

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Wholesale License I mentioned recently about our Application to Butcher. Our next license is on the wall – our Wholesale Meat Distribution license. It joins the Retail License that I posted about a few days ago. Hopefully within a month … Continue reading

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Future Dessert

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Berry Buddy

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Feeding Meat

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Cherry Blossoms in Upper South Field Leslie asked in a comment: “Can or should pigs eat meat? I never have fed mine meat, but someone keeps telling me it is fine for them to eat meat. Just checking with the … Continue reading

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Pied Piper

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The Pied Piper of Sugar Mountain Elusive music floats over the fields as apples and pears bloom…

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