Ah the time has come for sheep to get thier annual haircut.. they have grown beautiful fleeces for us and they are ready to give them up. Its a win win transaction, they get relief from the heat and weight of thier fleeces and… Continue Reading “We Have a Shearing Date!”
This has little to do with homesteading or husbandry, but I am very excited about this launch today. Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s there was a lot to be excited about space. The possibilities and adventure didn’t escape me at my young… Continue Reading “Historic SpaceX Launch Brings America Back to Space”
Thank You! We started this blog shortly after purchasing our land in 2014. We invested much time and effort in this new experience and experienced some positive results from it. A couple of years ago we experienced some unexpected employment chaos and for a… Continue Reading “A Thank You an Apology and an Announcement”
We at Whirl’d Works Farm would like to wish all of you (in the United States of America) a truly blessed and happy Independence Day. There are few holidays that have as deep and rich a meaning as that of the 4th of July… Continue Reading “Happy Independence Day”
Our blog is intentionally non-political and I will persist in keeping it that way. Unfortunately though, there are times in which certain forces and pressures push each one of us towards some measure of introspection. Some of us are even capable of keeping our feelings and opinions to… Continue Reading “If you can’t say something nice”
Not much was getting done around the farm while the temperatures dipped below 20 degrees. On Sunday the thermometer finally pushed upwards and when it hit about 45 I decided it was time to get to work on the garden. With tiller in hand… Continue Reading “A Sunday Afternoon Surprise, Our First Lamb”
Since buying an entry-level scroll saw a couple years ago I have always enjoyed the limited amount of time I get to mess with it. Last year I determined that at the very least I was going to create a new Christmas ornament every… Continue Reading “My 2016 Ornament”
I can barely believe that our nearly three year journey will come to fruition in just a couple of weeks! Our house is almost complete and we will be calling the farm our home by the end of March. We have been genuinely satisfied… Continue Reading “Almost there and fundraising”
Have you heard of the American Farm Bureau’s “Patriot Project? If not, the goal of the project is to ” to facilitate an educational and professional relationship between military veterans seeking a career in agriculture with experienced farmers and ranchers.” The pilot program runs… Continue Reading “American Farm Bureau Patriot Project – Pilot Participant!”
We’ve registered our domain name! Moving forward, you can find our site at: http://www.whirldworksfarm.com Please feel free to update any of your bookmarks/links to our site. Please note that it IS NOT necessary to make any changes for your current links to continue working.… Continue Reading “WhirldWork’s new domain name”
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