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Happy Summer! I am happy to say our hens are laying well and now that we're off from school, we'll be able to make more frequent trips into the Bryan/College Station area for deliveries. We'll also be able to bring in some apples once they are ready. These tart beauties are great for that summer apple pie or eating with a great piece of cheese. The rains kept us from planting a few things this year (like corn and oh, how I miss it!) and also kept other things from growing well (my tomatoes have been leggy!). I'm not complaining about rain though since the memory of that drought a few years back is still fresh. But we have made a few more sowings of beans and will work on that late summer/early fall garden as the weeks go on. Mid July we'll open that window up again for those plantings.
Another task is making our own soap at Osth Family Farm. We take the nutrient rich goat milk, mix it with fats and sodium hydroxide (aka lye) and create a creamy, cleansing bar of soap! Free from harsh chemicals of commercial brands, our soap nourishes and hydrates skin, plus it's wonderful for keeping skin problems away.
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While waiting for my daughter to get her hair cut, I leafed through the most recent copy of a sustainable living magazine. I've been away from reading magazines of these types and really I'm not sure
Merry Merry Christmas!! Anticipating the holiday season, we made plenty of soap. Goat milk soap is a fun to give because it's unique and easy on the wallet. Soap is a useful and practical gift and sim
The timing was perfect! This morning, on the first day of fall, we've awoken to a cool sixty something degree day! And it looks like the rest of the week will be much the same. Working outdoors i