Paul, Hannah, Sam and Bill var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();Four bright young people had a tremendous impact on our lives a few weeks ago. Near the halfway point on their adventure they arrived at our farm on bicycles just moments…

Monarch Shawl – Released for Migration!

The Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus, is perhaps the most famous butterfly in North America or even the world. These amazing creatures migrate northward up to 3000 miles each spring after spending their winters in Mexico or California. Great clusters of them can be seen during the migration period, entire trees can be covered with their…

Four Warm Showers

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); Flying from one shore of the U.S. to the other shore is fast. By car you can cover many miles and can still stop to meet people along the way if you make the effort. But not everyone takes…

Fleeced

  Remember these big bags of wool? We estimated 200 pounds of wool filled the two bags of raw fiber brought back from our visit to Cordero Farms. That was a pretty close estimate. Lanolin accounts for around half the weight of raw wool. The first batch was sent off to the mill in April…