Milk Quality Control- For the Homestead & Hobby Farm

By Kim Buddington For many farming folks, the most wonderful time of the year is here. Well, the most wonderful…and stressful…springtime kidding/calving/lambing season. Babies are everywhere! Goat kidding season has started back on my family’s farm. My social media feeds are also jammed with newborn livestock of all types. Although I’m currently not working directlyContinue reading “Milk Quality Control- For the Homestead & Hobby Farm”

Time to Get Digging! Planning for a Garden in a Small Space

By Kim Buddington Well, we find ourselves at the end of January 2020 already. Do you know what that means? If you live in a location where the air gets cold this time of year, it means it’s time to beat the dreary days of winter by planning your garden for the coming growing season! Continue reading “Time to Get Digging! Planning for a Garden in a Small Space”

Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life

By Kim Buddington The homestead farm. Having a little plot to raise some chickens, plant a veggie garden, and maybe even have a milk cow or handful of goats to provide fresh food for the family is a vision that many folks have. For Jackie Korzeniowski of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, the homesteading life is her dailyContinue reading “Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life”