Flower Plan

There's lots of good reasons to plant flowers. We want to encourage pollinators and parasitoids, we want to have plenty of cut flowers,...

Watch Water Move Through The Orchard

I took this video last week while big piles of snow were melting and running down hill. As you'll recall, our rows are oriented slightly...

What's planted where?

We have planted the bulk of the trees this year, and they're finishing up dropping their leaves, and settling in for some winter...

Saucy

The last few weeks we collected hot peppers and chilies to make our own hot sauces. Delicious and easy! Next season we have to plant a...

Mulch!

The three most important elements of installing an agroforestry system are: weed control during establishment weed control during...

Quick and dirty zen garden

When we first moved in this fenced in area was covered in fake grass and we wanted to get a garden going asap. As soon as things thawed...

brush piles at work!

Hey check it out, there's a house wren and (I think) chipping sparrows using the brush rows as perches to sing from and hunt insects!...

Flowers

I’ve been keeping track of the new flowers I see blooming here on the farm. Some day...

May Drone Flyover

It was too windy to get solid video of the farm from high above, but some pictures turned out good. And! check out the animals on the farm!

Blocks and Biocontrol

It’s been a long process of designing the layout of All One One All. I’ve tried to envision the problems of the future, and preempt them....

Chicken Kill

Lots of life on a plentiful farm… but also, there’s got a be some death sometimes! Sometimes owls go hunting, hawks swoop down, little...

Baby chickens livestream!

Here’s an experimental livestream of our baby chickens in their grow room home. Enjoy!

Cow Conservatism

There’s been enthusiastic talk of sheep, goats, and cows here at AOOA. But there’s a long checklist of things that need to be in place...

Weekly Update 4/10

This week! Major fence clearing and take down! We also dug a trench and filled it with gravel and reformed drive for rainwater...

Dog, meet Ducks

Glendawg comes with me at least once a day to check up, feed, water and clean up the baby Moulard ducks since we got them at 2 days old....

Uh Oh Stuff Happens

It sure did in the process of ameliorating the drainage, but everyone is fine and dandy!

Weekly Update 4/3

This week we took care of animals a decent amount and did some legwork to augment our fleet! Through The Livestock Conservancy (amazing...

Tree Plans

It’s been a busy month. I’ve been working on a plan for tree planting, mostly. We want lots of tree crops (some conventional: think...

First Medical Intervention on a Chicken

Very minor, yet I did our first medical intervention on one of our Sussex roosters. We got fifteen 40-week old Sussex chickens last week....

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