Author page: Taylor McGuinness

The farm is growing
The farm is growing

Today we added some more friends to the farm! We are really enthusiastic about raising animals this year since it’s the first time we are doing it ourselves, with methods that we have learned from other farmers and homesteaders. I’m so grateful...

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Getting ducks
Getting ducks

We got ducks! We picked up 20 beautiful baby Khaki Campbell ducklings from tractor supply today and 15 one year old white layer ducks we scoped off of craigslist from a farm in Maine. We were inspired by Ben Falk’s homestead —  he raises a...

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Hay there!
Hay there!

Building shelters are so valuable, we are so thankful that Tim kindly let us use a former garden shed close to the house for shelter for our future animals. We get to use space in the barn as well for storage of our garden tools and supplies. In...

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Settling in
Settling in

We have been spending time enjoying getting to know this beautiful piece of land. We have been acknowledging the former uses of different parts of the house and land that the previous family lived and worked their hearts out for. We have been in...

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Starting our seedlings
Starting our seedlings

The garden season has begun, with the first seed planted. Indoors of course, since outdoors is still very cold for weeks to come. With equal amounts of care and luck, this little seedling will be planted outside in April, harvested in august, and...

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oh oh

Our little Chevy s10 broke down on the crazy back road of 107 in Pittsfield while we were exploring the area that’s so brand new to us. Unfortunately now we have to focus our energies on finding a new vehicle since we only have one car between us...

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