Monthly Archives: January 2010

Home Grown Soba

Yuriko used our buckwheat flour to make some soba noodles by hand!

She had a helper

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Say Goodbye to Brownie

We sent her off to the butcher this evening

The one on the right

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More on Processing Grains

Good News! We have finally figured out how to eat the grains we grew last summer!

Our Buckwheat processed into flour

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Making Steers

This weekend Jim had two of his bull calves neutered. He was kind enough to let me watch.

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Upgraded Oil Handling

Thanks to two recent acquisitions we’ve tremendously upgraded our oil handling abilities.

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Watch out for this guy!

His name is Rodney. He’s our Ram. And he can get quite aggressive at times as I was reminded today when I went to fix a gate in his paddock.

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Field Trip

Today Paris Reidhead and I went on an interesting field trip to an Amish farm out on the other side of Ithaca. The purpose was to check out their tandem oil seed press setup and pick up some oil for the truck.

Here’s a look at it

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