This last weekend was our first taste of homemade apple cider. It was a delicious experiment! We snagged Grampa’s juicer and turned a few dozen apples into a few dozen ounces of pulpy, almost chewy, apple juice. Here’s some photos: The family agreed it was far superior to the boxes of apple juice to which […]
Monday we acquired two 5-month-old Kunekune pigs! (“Kune kune” is Māori for “fat and round.”) They currently weigh about 40 pounds, but can grow to 300! We had a lot of help getting their enclosure and shed all ready. It used to be for chickens, then it was basically left for weeds (especially giant stinging […]
I just finished setting up a MailChimp automatic newsletter. This way folks can sign up from our website, then be notified of news that we post to this website. Here’s how I did it: I installed and activated the WordPress plugin MailChimp for WordPress I signed up for a free account from MailChimp.com Created a […]
I just threw together the new site using WordPress’ default theme and a few stock images. Most pages haven’t been filled with content. One of my first priorities is to add an email list so folks can follow along on our journey.